Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club

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Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club


Burrumbeet Cup


The Burrumbeet & Windermere Racing Club hold their yearly meeting on New Years Day at Burrumbeet racecourse in Western Victoria which is around 15 minutes west of Ballarat.

The feature race of the day is the 2016 Petrogas Regional Burrumbeet Cup over 1800 metres. 

The picturesque country club boasts wide open spaces and is safely enclosed allowing for a carefree relaxed day for the whole family.  With an opportunity to get up and close to the racing with a vantage point on the rail along the home straight and plenty of free attractions and entertainment for the kids, the Burrumbeet Cup and New Years Race Day is a great day out!


The kids will love an opportunity to get up close to the animals in the animal farm enclosure or burn off some energy on the jumping castle, on the go-karts or just have their face painted.


Activities on 2016 Burrumbeet Cup Day


- Kids Zone - Special area designed specifically for children to enjoy themselves
- Kids Dash For Cash - Run down the home straight in between races - more info here
- Fashions on the Field - Some great prizes for the best dressed Ladies on Burrumbeet Cup day
- Community Bowl - Great fundraiser for local footy teams on the second-last race


Cup day boasts a 7 race program with the first race at approx 1:10pm and racing continuing through until the last race around 5.00pm.


2015 Burrumbeet Cup Day races


Race 1 - Eureka Concrete Maiden Plate (1800m)
Race 2 - T.B White & Sons Maiden Plate (1350)
Race 3 - Mount Misery Sand & Soil Maiden Plate (1000m)
Race 4 - McKinnon Seed Cleaning 0-58 Handicap (1800m)
Race 5 - Edge Financial Partners BM64 Handicap (1350m)
Race 6 - 0-58 Handicap (1000m)
Race 7 - Petrogas Regional Burrumbeet Cup (1800m)


Burrumbeet is situated about 15 minutes west of the Ballarat CBD and the journey to the Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club racecourse is a short and pleasant trip along the Western Highway, either by car or bus.


Return bus transport from Ballarat CBD to the track is provided by Gold Bus on the day. Cost is $10pp and Bookings are essential - call 03 5335 5005 to book your seat.


We are pleased to advise that the irrigated track is in great condition and will provide a guaranteed favorable racing surface.


In July 2014 Member for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, and Liberal Candidate for Ripon, Louise Staley, attended the July 8th jumpouts at Burrumbeet to celebrate funding from the Victorian Coalition Government to help purchase a storage shed for starting gates at the racetrack.


In 2013 the Club completed a major project to upgrade the laneway between the horse stalls and mounting yard with a post and four rail white poly product.  The works have created dual lane access to the mounting yard, improved safety for horses and patrons while also greatly enhancing the visual appeal of facilities upon arrival at the racecourse.


The project was very generously supported by Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock and Think Fencing.


Enjoy the hospitality offered by this unique country club as you experience some great country racing!

Click here to view the 2014 President's Annual Report for the Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club.


Click here for a 2014 Burrumbeet Cup Day news report by Kate Watts (WIN News) from the Burrumbeet racecourse.




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Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club Membership


A Membership to the Burrumbeet Park & WIndermere Racing Club offers two club membership cards which admits one adult each to the course on Burrumbeet Cup Day.


Each membership card also offers 2 x complimentary standard drinks (beer/wine), a complimentary stubby holder and access to members facilities. 


Full Membership $45


All membership enquiries should be directed to our club secretary Paul Brumby.


Mobile: 0458 445 225
Post: PO Box 4040, Alfredton Vic 3350


* Note: Ballarat Turf Club members receive free entry to the Burrumbeet Cup upon presentation of your member's card.

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How to get to Burrumbeet racecourse

Burrumbeet racecourse is located in Cassidy's Road, to the left of the Lake Burrumbeet Caravan Park off the Avenue of Honour (Remembrance Drive) just off the Western Highway in Burrumbeet, Western Victoria, which is about 15 minutes west of Ballarat CBD, and around 135 kilometres west of Melbourne. Simply head down the Western Highway from Melbourne and turn left at the C805 Avenue of Honour (Remembrance Drive) turn off.

Return Bus transport from Ballarat CBD to the track is provided by Gold Bus on the day. Cost is $10 per person and Bookings are essential. Call 03 5335 5005 to book your seat.

How to get to Burrumbeet from the Western Highway















The course itself is situated on the left of the Lake Burrumbeet Caravan Park.


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Contact the Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club by filling in the form below. Our Club Secretary is Paul Brumby and our Club President is Rod McKinnon.


For all phone enquiries please contact Paul on 0458 445 225.

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