Located at Racecourse Road, Penshurst, the Penshurst and District Racing Club was formed in the 1800's but has amalgamated with several clubs in the locality throughout its history.
The Penshurst Boxing Day Races have been one of the traditional events on the calendar for people of the
Western District for nearly 150 years. Whilst Boxing Day has not attracted the big crowds in recent years
the committee has been revitalised with some new blood and now is the time to get on board as a
It is fair to say the club dropped the ball on membership over recent years but we are aiming to invigorate
old and new members into supporting our club. Membership is a great way to be involved and support our
club. It includes the following:
Access to the members bar and enclosure which is a great spot, located close to all the action and
we encourage all members to use the bar, tables and umbrellas located in the members.
Access to the member’s car park. This allows you to park your car in the course proper, have a
picnic and enjoy a great atmosphere. We will also have refreshment packages at a discount to bar
Including in the entertainment on Boxing Day is seven races including the Penshurst Cup, children’s
activities and entertainment, the Boxing Day Test on a big TV ,Fashions on the field and live music.
Membership is only $25 which includes a member’s ticket and a guest pass, really it is exceptional value,
saving 20% versus general admission.
This year Boxing Day is on the Friday so you get an extra long weekend so there is no better time to become
We welcome your suggestions as to how we can improve our Boxing Day races so if you have any please
forward them to me or contacts one of the following committeemen:
CLICK HERE to access the Penshurst Membership Form.
Hamilton- Catch the free bus from Alexandra House, departing @ 11.30 am. Booking essential ph 55 711736. ( The hamilton time is to be confirmed)
Portland – From the Gordon Hotel @ 11.30 am Tickets $25 including race entry &bus .Booking essential . ph 55231121
Port Fairy- From The Star of the West Hotel, @ 12.00 pm. Tickets $25 including race entry &bus .Booking essential. Ph 55681715
Warrnambool – From The Cally Hotel @11.15 am. Tickets $25 including race entry &bus .Booking essential. Ph 55613932