Benalla Racing Club

Benalla(03) 5762 2543



Benalla Racing Club

Welcome to the Benalla Races


Considered one of Victoria's most picturesque courses, the Benalla racecourse has an ambiance and charm all of its own.

The club races 10 times a year with its premier race day being the Benalla Gold Cup which is now held on the Afl grand final public holiday this year the days falls on Friday 30th of September. 

This meeting is featured nationally and is a highlight on the region's social calendar with first class racing action and great entertainment on offer.

 The backdrop of the magnificent shady elm trees and the new playground facility makes it a beautiful location for families to pack a picnic lunch and enjoy a fun filled day at the races when holidaying in the area.

The Benalla Racing Club and country racing - it's a great day out!


Events and Hospitality


The Benalla Racing Club and Events Centre is a modern facility with breathtaking views with our aim not only ensure our clients of a fantastic event, but also a genuine Benalla experience.


If you are looking for a function centre to host a conference, product launch, wedding reception or social event, the Benalla Racing Club is an ideal choice. Inside there are a number of rooms that can accommodate functions of varying sizes, the beautifully maintained grounds are also ideal for any outdoor event.


The Benalla Racing Club, in the heart of the North East which is jammed full of sensational cellar doors, superb restaurant serving fresh regional produce, luxury accommodation, quality touring services and breathtaking scenery. The North East is a fantastic location for any meeting, celebration or event.


The Benalla Racing Club is a versatile and ideal for a range of functions including Weddings and Engagements, Birthday's, corporate functions, award ceremonies, Ball's and Gala Events, Fundraisers, casual or formal dining, and other functions - there isn't a type of celebration we cannot cator for. 


Our experienced event staff will assist you in planning of your function and will be there to ensure that your event is enjoyable and memorable.


Feel free to contact our Club Manager on 03 5762 2543 to arrange an inspection of the facilities.



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Benalla Racing Club welcomes new members and would be delighted to receive your application or personal enquiry.

Single Memberships Cost $66

  • Entry into all ten race meetings at Benalla during the 2015/2016 race season, including the Benalla Gold Cup on Friday 2nd October
  • Personalised Membership Card
  • Admittance into the members facilities which include private TAB, toilet & bar facilities
  • Members cash prize draws jackpotting $50 every race meeting
  • Complimentary Race book for each race meeting
  • Complimentary Drink voucher for each race meeting
  • Discounted hospitality packages on all race days
  • Invitation to members events, including complimentary welcoming luncheon on Tuesday 15th September
  • Voucher card with over $400 worth of value at over 15 Benalla Businesses
  • Discounted room hire of Benalla Racing Club function centre
  • Reciprocal rights at Wangaratta, Wodonga, Echuca, Tatura & Towong racing clubs
  • Monthly members newsletters
  • Regular member events including social bus trips, club functions & racing tours
  • Only members within the top 20 member numbers will retain thier numbers if paid up before August 31st 2015

5 Year Membership Cost $330

  • Show your commitment to the Benalla Racing Club & save money by purchasing a 5 year membership
  • For $330 you will receive all membership benifits listed under the single membership each year for 5 years
  • Bonus ticket in all the members cash draws and recongition in the members newsletter
  • In your first year receive a $40 Rafferty's voucher as well as a $26 Royal Hotel Benalla voucher giving you your membership value straight back.

Gold Membership Cost $1000

  •  Two single memberships with all the single benifits
  • Two tickets into the Ryan & McNulty Dining Marquee on Sportsbet Benalla Gold Cup Day
  • Advertising year round in members newsletter
  • Naming rights to one race during the 2015/2016 season which includes:
  • Temporary singage at entrance gates
  • Racebook advertising
  • 6 passes into members facilities to enjoy 6 complimentary meals with beverages throughout the day
  • Extensive media coverage with a potential audience of over 1 million people
  • Race name printed in all local and national pubs on form guides
  • The opportunity to have a celebratory drink with the winning connections of your race
  • Any extra signage that you may have can be put around the course in ideal locations to maximise your exposure.
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Get Directions to Club

Getting there



  • Exit Hume Fwy at 1st Benalla turn-off.
  • Turn right onto Bridge Street and follow over the picturesque lake.
  • Turn left at first set of traffic lights past the lake (Midland Hwy)
  • Continue straight on Midland Hwy - racecourse on the right about 4km out


  • Exit Hume Fwy at 1st Benalla turn-off.
  • Follow Sydney Rd into town centre.
  • Turn right at traffic lights (Midland Hwy)
  • Continue straight on Midland Hwy - racecourse on the right about 4km out


  • From Shepparton follow the Midland Hwy to Benalla. 
  • Racecourse located on your left at the edge of the town.


Catch V-Line train to Benalla. Club is a 1km cab ride from the train station or a 15min walk along Midland Hwy (be cautious of vehicle traffic)

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