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Bendigo Jockey Club

The Bendigo Jockey Club is well-known as the premier racing venue and also boasts a metropolitan status meeting known as the Golden Mile Race Day held in March. The club hosts 23 race meetings and celebrates its own spring carnival on the popular Jayco Bendigo Cup Race Day- an important Melbourne Cup lead-up race. With its wide track and excellent surface, Bendigo racing attracts the best metropolitan and regional fields and riders.

Contact Details

P. 5448 4209

F. 5448 4990

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  • Club Events
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  • Getting There
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May 01 Fri

Business Lunch Friday

Fri 01 May 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM
  • General Admission

    $10

    Each

  • Packages from

    $90

    Per Person

The Business Lunch Friday is a great opportunity to network with other businesses but also to have a great day out at the Races!

May 24 Sun

Mid Week Racing in Bendigo

Sun 24 May 2015 GATESOPEN 12:00 PM

Stay tuned for a very exciting new race day.

Jun 11 Thu

Mid Week Raceday 2015

Thu 11 Jun 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Mosstrooper Steeplechase Race Day Contact the Club on 5448 4209 for available packages

Mosstrooper Steeplechase Raceday

Sun 28 Jun 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Packages will be up soon!!! Call the Club if you need any further information

Jul 08 Wed

Pubs and Clubs Raceday

Wed 08 Jul 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Mid Week Racing at Bendigo Contact the Club on 5448 4209

Jul 23 Thu

Fillies & Mares Day 2015

Thu 23 Jul 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Mid Week Racing at Bendigo Contact the Club on 5448 4209

Aug 02 Sun

Weekend Raceing -

Sun 02 Aug 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Packages Currently not Available - Contact the club on 5448 4209 for further infomation.

Aug 16 Sun

Sunday Racing in Bendigo

Sun 16 Aug 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Sep 04 Fri

Friday Racing in Bendigo

Fri 04 Sep 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Thursday Mid Week Racing in Bendigo 2015

Thu 17 Sep 2015 GATESOPEN 11:30 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Oct 01 Thu

Spring Racing in October

Thu 01 Oct 2015 GATESOPEN 11:30 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Oct 17 Sat

Beach Party Raceday 2015

Sat 17 Oct 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Oct 28 Wed

Bendigo Cup 2015

Wed 28 Oct 2015 GATESOPEN 10:30 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Wednesday Mid Week Racing in Bendigo

Wed 11 Nov 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Nov 25 Wed

Mid Week Racing in Bendigo 2015

Wed 25 Nov 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Dec 20 Sun

Christmas Raceday 2015

Sun 20 Dec 2015 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Feb 06 Sat

Marong Cup 2016

Sat 06 Feb 2016 GATESOPEN 10:30 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Feb 23 Tue

Tuesday Racing 2016

Tue 23 Feb 2016 GATESOPEN 03:31 PM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Mar 01 Tue

Mid Week Racing in March

Tue 01 Mar 2016 GATESOPEN 03:34 PM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Mar 19 Sat

Golden Mile Raceday 2016

Sat 19 Mar 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Mar 30 Wed

Wednesday Racing 2016

Wed 30 Mar 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Apr 09 Sat

Elmore Cup 2016

Sat 09 Apr 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

April Mid Week Racing in Bendigo

Sun 24 Apr 2016 GATESOPEN 04:05 PM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

May 06 Fri

Friday Racing 2016

Fri 06 May 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

May 22 Sun

Sunday Racing 2016

Sun 22 May 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Jun 02 Thu

Mid Week Racing 2016

Thu 02 Jun 2016 GATESOPEN 04:33 PM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Jun 23 Thu

Mid Week Racing in Bendigo 2016

Thu 23 Jun 2016 GATESOPEN 04:36 PM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Jul 10 Sun

July Weekend Racing 2016

Sun 10 Jul 2016 GATESOPEN 11:30 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

Mosstrooper Steeplechase Raceday 2016

Sun 24 Jul 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM

Currently no packages are available - for more information please contact the club on 5448 4209

NEED MORE INFORMATION? CALL COUNTRY RACING CUSTOMER SERVICE ON 1300 139 402

 

To download the annual report, please click here.

 

On the 6th of May, 1858 the first Committee of the Bendigo Jockey Club was introduced. Mr. J.A. Canton, who became one of Melbourne's noted Magistrates was the first club President.


The first Cup at Bendigo was staged in 1868 and was then called the Sandhurst Cup with a horse named Old England to win the event.

In 1873, the Bendigo Jockey Club converted the track to left hand running and the grandstand which stood on the opposite side of the course was replaced by a new structure. This stand was replaced in November 1902 by the stand that still graces the Bendigo course to this day.

 

In 1913 and through the Great War the course was occupied by troops and again during World War Two. Memorial gates were erected in 1985 in dedication to the memory of the Diggers of the Wars.

 

The Bendigo Jockey Club is dedicated to offering the best country racing experience in Victoria. Situated around150 kms from Melbourne, the Bendigo course is one of the most picturesque racing venues in the state. The landscaping provides comfortable surroundings, while modern horse stalls and the large parade ring ensure ample opportunity for punters to study their favourites before race time.

 

The club hosts around 25 racing meetings each year and has its very own spring carnival which culminates in the popular Jayco Bendigo Cup, an important Melbourne Cup lead-up race. Tenant clubs Marong and Elmore also host cup meeting at the course throughout the year.


Travel & Accommodation

ADDRESS

Heinz Street, White Hills, Bendigo

DISTANCE FROM MELBOURNE AIRPORT

150KM

TRANSPORT TYPES

BUS
Bus stops are only a 5 minute walk away from the racecourse. 
Bus's run direct to the racecourse only on Beach Party and Bendigo Cup days, with a gold coin donation.
CAR
From the Melbourne Airport follow the Calder Hwy to Bendigo's CBD past the fountain. 
Once in the suburb of White Hills make a right turn at Heinz St. 
The racecourse is located on the left side of the road.
TRAIN
Available transport from the Mitchell St train station includes: 

Bus 

Taxi (rank at station) 

From the train station follow Mitchell St until the fountain and make a right turn. 
Follow until you reach the suburb of White hills. 
Make a right turn at Heinz St. 
The racecourse is located on the left side of the road.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

  Bendigo Art Gallery 
The Capital- Bendigo Performing Arts Centre 
Central Deborah Gold Mine 
Bendigo Tramways-Vintage talking tram 
Golden Dragon Museum 
Discovery Science & Technology Centre 
White Hills Botanical Gardens 
Bendigo Pottery

LOCAL ACCOMMODATION

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CLUB MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE NOW FOR 2014-15 SEASON. Book on-line !!

  • Being a member gives you the ticket to enjoy - the experience, the privileges, the entertainment, the dining, priority to purchase 2014 Jayco Bendigo Cup Day packages, access to the best seating locations and many other benefits including:
  • Admission to all 23 Bendigo Jockey Club race meetings ncluding Bendigo Cup, Beach Party Race Day, Christmas Race Day, Marong Cup, Yalumba Golden Mile, Mosstrooper Steeplechase and Elmore Cup
  • Access to Members' Reserve area on all 23 scheduled racedays, including Bendigo Cup
  • Reciprocal Member privileges with other Australian Racing Clubs including the Bendigo Harness Racing Club and other regional Victorian thoroughbred clubs (including Kyneton, Kilmore, Seymour and Echuca) and selected Melbourne metropolitan events.
  • Priority access to 2014 Jayco Bendigo Cup Day dining and marquee packages
  • Members Car Park pass
  • Event invitations and special offers exclusive to Bendigo Jockey Club Members
  • Full voting privileges
  • Discount for private functions held at the Bendigo Jockey Club
  • Regular e-newsletters

 

FULL MEMBER FULL + 2 GUESTS YOUNG MEMBER
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bendigo Jockey Club

Phone: 5448 4209

Fax: 5448 4990

Email:

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