Pakenham Racing Club

Pakenham(03) 5940 6600



Pakenham Racing Club

Steeped in history, the Pakenham Racing Club was formed in 1875. Renowned for being a progressive race club, Pakenham has been at the forefront of many advances in racing including; the first race meeting in Australia where decimal currency was used and a fact which is unknown to many that colour TV was experimented at a Pakenham race meeting on 15 June 1967. Officially colour TV came to Victoria on March the 1st 1975.


The 2015/2016 season will see Pakenham host almost 40 Race Meets, including features events such as the Empire Guineas Day, Bruce Clough Mazda Cup and several twilight and night time races!


Located within an hour's drive of Melbourne on the city fringe, Pakenham provides a country atmosphere without the metropolitan price tag.


The Pakenham Racing Club operates two 7-days-a-week hospitality and entertainment venues - the Cardinia Club & Pakenham Sports Club. These are a vital part of our business and allow us to provide our members with a wide range of hospitality and entertainment options. From a quality dining experience in the Cardinia Club’s award winning Chive’s Bistro to our Pakenham Sports Club weekly member’s night, we have the perfect space to suit your entertainment needs.

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Pakenham Racing Club's has a great range of memberships available to suit all your racing needs. Be sure to join the pack and get all the exciting benefits, news and offers that only our membership can provide. 

Simply download the Membership Offering and view all our fantastic membership levels!
All our new memberships are loaded with great benefits not only at the Racing Club but also our two great entertainment venues the Cardinia Club & Pakenham Sports Club. We believe our new membership offer is vastly superior to past years and will provide members will terrific value for money and great rewards.


The Pakenham Racing Club seeks members to dress to a standard suitable for the environment and that meets the objectives of the Club. This policy has been formulated in the best overall interests of members and the ongoing growth and development of the Club. Club Management retains the right, at its sole discretion to refuse any member or guest access to enter or use the member’s areas that are not attired in line with this policy or do not have the appropriate ticket or pass.


Gentlemen 10 years of age and over will be required to wear the following minimum standard of attire within the member’s areas at all times unless formally advised otherwise by the Club: a collared shirt or collared polo top, pants,dress shorts and shoes or sandals.


Ladies 10 years of age and over will be required to wear the following minimum standard of attire within the members areas at all times unless formally advised otherwise by the Club: a collared top, pants, dress or skirt, dress shorts and shoes or sandals.


The follow items of clothing or those similar in nature are not permitted to be worn within the member’s enclosure.T shirts, tracksuits, torn clothing, clothing with graffiti, pullovers without a collar, singlets, football jerseys, leggings,swimsuits, beanies, board shorts, thongs, runners, moccasins, dilapidated footwear and jackets without a collar.

Attractions, Accommodation and Dining


Make the most of your visit to Regional Victoria by visiting some of the most loved Tourist Attractions.

Cora Lynn Cheese Factory 464 Tynong Bayles Road, Cora Lynn – Gallery open Sundays 10.00am – 4.00pm

Jinks Winery  - Gembrook – Tonimbuk Road, Tonimbuk  (03) 5629 8502

Gumbuya Park - 2705 Princes Highway, Tynong, (03) 5629 2613

Puffing Billy - 1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave, (03) 9757 0700

Trees AdventureGlen Harrow Gardens, Old Monbulk Rd, Belgrave, (03) 9752 5354


Thinking of a getaway? Why not make an escape to the country make the most of Regional Victoria. See some of our local guest houses, motels and B&B's.

Cora Lynn Cheese Factory - 464 Tynong Bayles Road, Cora Lynn

Jinks Winery  - Gembrook – Tonimbuk Road, Tonimbuk,  (03) 5629 8502

Best Western Warragul - 1845 Princes Way, Warragul, (03) 5623 2189

Broughton Lodge -125 Palmer Road, Jindivick, 0417 056 110

Cora’s Cottage - Address on request

Comfort Inn Drouin - 275 Princes Way, Drouin, (03) 5625 3296


With a number of great local areas to grab a bite to eat, why not try some of the local produce:

Butchers Shop Hotel - 14 Main Street, Bunyip, (03) 5629 5292

Impodimo Cafe - 101 Nar Nar Goon - Longwarry Road, Garfield 3814 (03) 5629 2884

Cora Lynn Cheese Factory - 464 Tynong Bayles Road, Cora Lynn

Jinks Winery  - Gembrook – Tonimbuk Road, Tonimbuk,  (03) 5629 8502

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Getting there

ADDRESS Park, 420 Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Road, Tynong VIC 3813




Melbourne CBD - 75km/ 1 hour
Melbourne Airport - 99km /1 hour and 10 mins


TRAVELLING BY CAR Park - Pakenham Racing Club is conveniently located just off the Monash Freeway, making it a 60 minute journey by car from the Melbourne CBD. Member's car parking in unreserved car park, please enter off Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Road. Free Public car parking is available at Park, please enter off Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Road. Disabled parking, there will be a number of designated disabled parking spaces near the main entrance of the racecourse.




Please see Tynong or Nar Nar Goon Vline train timetable or Pakenham Metro train timetable. Pakenham train station and Tynong General Store sell Myki tickets.




Courtesy bus will run from the following venues, Cardinia Club and Pakenham and Tynong train stations to our main entrance at Park. Please see Getting There for further information.




To arrange a bus service, please call Tour Local (03) 5941 8800 or Turnbulls Hire 1300 664 068. Pakenham Taxis (03) 5941 1138

Contact us

Pakenham Racing Club
(03) 5940 6600


Charlie Stebbing – Operations Manager
0418 565 465

Paul Scanlon – Commerical Operation Manager
0439 991 145




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