Mortlake Racing Club
P. 0439 574 972
F. (03) 5599 2021
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The Moyne Shire Mortlake Cup is conducted at the Mortlake Racecourse on Derby Day, the premier day for Spring Racing in Victoria.
Parking your vehicle at the Mortlake Racecourse is easy with space available for over 500 vehicles in our parking area located within the Racecourse Reserve with a maximum 200m walk to the main entry gates.
Upon entering the Racecourse our popular marquee and umbrella package options are located directly left on our lawn area which is trackside at the 150m mark of the home straight, with great views to the iconic Mount Shadwell overlooking the Racecourse.
Children's activities are catered for in our "Kid's Corner" behind the marquee area with a 24' Giant Slide, Jumping Castle, Climbing Wall, Mechanical Bucking Bull, Mini Golf and Face Painting keeping the kids entertained. The Mortlake Olivine Hunt and "Sheep 'n Dog Dash" foot race also take place on the day with great prizes on offer for kids particpating.
Food options are available including bistro meals in our Trackside Social Rooms and the many food and coffee vendors operating on the day situated next to our large betting ring.
Bars are located in our Trackside Social Rooms, Betting Ring and the Marquee Lawn area with all bars available to the public.
The stars of the show, the horses, can be seen up close at our redesigned mounting yard opposite the betting ring, with 8 TAB operators in the main betting ring and Trackside Viewing Room and Bookmakers also on site in the betting ring.
Our popular Punters Club will operate from the Marquee Area.
Toilets are located opposite the main Trackside Social Rooms.
All facilities are easily accessible and within a 300m distance from the time that you walk in the front gate, making the Mortlake Racecourse compact and with all that you need in place to make the most of your experience at the Moyne Shire Mortlake Cup Day.
A day at the Mortlake races provides the perfect opportunity to get together with friends and family in a relaxed environment with plenty on offer to keep everyone entertained with all the facilities and services that you expect from a great day out.
Make it to Mortlake this year to experience the magic for yourself!
Great Racing, Great Fashions, Great Fun
MORTLAKE... What a great day!
|ADDRESS||Mortlake Racecourse & Events Centre - Connewarren Lane, Mortlake|
|DISTANCE FROM MELBOURNE CBD||218 kms|
|BUS||Daily coach from Melbourne - visit http://www.vline.com.au for timetables and information|
|CAR||From Melbourne, travel along the Princes Highway to Geelong and then along the Hamilton Highway to Mortlake.
Travel through Mortlake turning left into Connewarren Lane.
|TRAIN||Daily passenger train service from Southern Cross on the Warrnambool line. Change at Terang station
Visit http://www.vline.com.au/home/ for timetables and information
|Mortlake is ideally situated 232km west of Melbourne and 50km north-east of Warrnambool. It is also easily accessed by many other regional areas including Ballarat, Geelong, Ararat, Horsham and Hamilton with travel times being less than 2 hours.
The town is in close proximity to Port Fairy, the charming old fishing village on Victoria's Great Ocean Road
The "Mortlake Muster" community event takes place in January with an arena spectacular showcasing Australian horsemanship in an action packed evening.
Mortlake is the Olivine capital of Australia and tours can be arranged at Mount Shadwell to try your luck at finding this unique mineral.
Mt Shadwell Hotel The Stables Motel -www.mtshadwellhotel.bigpondhosting.com
Ronolea Gardens Bed & Breakfast
Mortlake Caravan Park
CLUB MEMBERSHIP Be a part of the action at Mortlake Racing Club by becoming a member.
Mortlake Racing Club members have access to functions and exclusive club merchandise.
For more details on membership, contact the Club on 0439 574 972.
Cost of membership is $30 and you receive 1 x Members' Admission Pass, 1 x Guest Pass and 1 x ticket in the $1000 draw on raceday.
Mortlake Racing Club
Phone: 0439 574 972
Fax: (03) 5599 2021