Established in the region in 1862, the Bairnsdale Racing Club has a long association with East Gippsland. The club is well-regarded in the community, with support from major community partners including Patties Foods, East Gippsland Shire and East Gippsland Water together with a wide range of local businesses who support the race club through a range of sponsorship initiatives.As a non-for-profit organisation the Club relies on this support from sponsors, members and all guests to the Club.
The Bairnsdale Racing Club will hold seven race meetings during the 2011/12 season.
Our next race meeting is Dahlsens Melbourne Cup Day at Bairnsdale on Tuesday 1st November.
The Club also manages Raceview Receptions; it's own function centre. It's an ideal venue for engagements, parties, weddings, wakes, conferences and major events. Visit the function page for further details.
Country racing plays a prominent role in the heart and soul of Victoria. When you hear the thundering hoofs of the thoroughbred meet the fresh country turf, racing truly comes alive.
A registered company pursuant to the Corporations Act comprising of a Board of 10 Directors, Country Racing Victoria represents 48 professional clubs ranging from large clubs in the outer metropolitan areas of Melbourne such as Werribee, Cranbourne and Yarra Valley to small clubs in rural areas such as Edenhope, Manangatang and Towong.