The Moyne Shire Mortlake Cup is conducted at the Mortlake Racecourse on Derby Day, the premier day for Spring Racing in Victoria. Mortlake has a long and proud tradition of providing grass roots racing at its best in the South West.
Derby Day at Mortlake promises you a genuine country race day experience in a beautiful country setting with the iconic Mount Shadwell overlooking the racecourse.
Whether you are seeking the invigorating country air, the idyllic surroundings, a warm welcome and relaxing atmosphere or the sound of thundering hooves on the turf, then get along to Mortlake to enjoy them all.
We offer a day full of racing, fun and fashion - a real taste of spring racing in the country.
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.