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Sale Turf Club

Sale(03) 5144 2962

CLUB EVENTS

CLUB INFORMATION

Sale Turf Club

 

 

 

Sale Turf Club has built a reputation as a premier racecourse on the provincial racing circuit in Australia. 18 race meetings will be run in the 2016/2017 racing season, with our flagship Sale Cup day run on the Sunday after Cox Plate Day. (Traditionally at the end of October.) 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I bring Alcohol oncourse ?
The Sale Turf Club is a No-BYO alcohol venue. Drinks are available to purchase oncourse. 
You will be asked to present bags, eskies, prams etc for checking by security upon arrival.

 

Can I bring my own non-alcoholic drinks oncourse ?
Yes, these must be in sealed non-glass containers.  Soft drinks and water can also be purchased oncourse.

 

Can I bring my own food oncourse ?
Yes, however no glass jars or sharp knives are permitted.

 

Can I have a BBQ oncourse ?
No, these are not permitted. Unless arranged previously with Sale Turf Club and complies with Safety and Food Handling Standards.

 

Can I bring my own marquee, umbrella or shade structure ?
No, these are not permitted due to horse safety regulations.

 

Can I bring my own picnics and seats oncourse? 
Yes, pack your picnic blanket and seats and enjoy the day.  

 

We have a large group, do you offer beverage packages ?
We offer 2 packages (view online)  or Contact the club on 03 5144 2962 .

 

Can I bring animals oncourse ?
No, animals aren’t allowed on the course unless they are an assistance dog.

 

Can we have Balloons oncourse ?
No.

 

Can I decorate my marquee ? 
Yes, you can. However decorations must be set within the marquee and be suitable for all patrons. Please contact the club to see when the marquee will be available to decorate.

 

Do you have a playground oncourse ? 
Yes

 

What times do the gates open ?
11am

 

What time is the First Race ?
Times are set at acceptance, two working days prior to the date. Most racedays commence at approximately 1pm.

 

Car and Coach Parking
Car and Coach parking is available via the main gate. Parking oncourse is free.

 

Do you have a Parents Rooms and Pram access ?

Yes we have a parents room located under our grandstand.  Pram access is available into the majority of the course.

 

Disabled Access
Disabled parking entry is via the main gate and toilet access within the grounds.

 

Is public seating available ?
The grandstand offers the best public seating oncourse and our lawn area in front of the finishing post.

 

EFTPOS
EFTPOS facilities are available at the main TAB building oncourse.

 

Where can I purchase Racebooks ?
Racebooks can be purchased at the main gate or at the raceday office.

 

Where can I purchase takeaway food on course ?
Food can be purchased from our takeaway outlet located under the grandstand and also a food stand located near the horse stalls. 

 

Can I view the mounting yard ?
Yes we have a fantastic mounting yard viewing area enabling everyone to feel like you are part of the action.

 

I am part of a Sporting Club / Charity can I run a fundraiser at the club?
Yes we offer Sporting Clubs and Charity organisations the opportunity to raise funds and have a great day please contact the club on 0351 442 962 for more information.

 

Does Sale Turf Club have a dress code?
“For all of our meetings we are “Country Casual” however on the Sale Cup Day most people enjoy dressing up for the occasion”.

 

Fashions on the Field
Our main competition is run on Sale Cup Day which is open to all patrons. A small Fashions on the Field is also ran on Ladies Day, open to participants of the Ladies Day Luncheon. 

 

What date is the 2016 Sale Cup ?
The 2016 Sale Cup is going to be held on Sunday 23rd October 2016

 

 

Sale Track Records

Distance:           Time:           Horse:

1000m               57.33          Lady Soffel
1100m             1.02.55         Don't Tell Tom
1200m             1.08.45         Emjay Hussey
1400m             1.22.06         Shistad
1500m             1.29.00         Metal Wood
1600m             1.34.60         Zaparri
1717m              1.41.21        Raise Our Spirits
2200m             2.15.00         Diatric

 

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 Racebook Advertising options are available, for enquiries please contact club on 5144 2962 or email saletc@countryracing.com.au

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MEMBERSHIPS

BENEFITS OF BEING A SALE TURF CLUB MEMBER 

  • Admission to all meetings conducted at Greenwattle Racecourse
  • Racebook provided at all meetings
  • Members Christmas Luncheon - Held on Thursday 22nd December - includes  Christmas Luncheon and complimentary drink.  Bookings essential as numbers are limited.
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee
  • Discounted Hospitality Packages on Ladies Day and Sale Cup Day
  • Access to Grandstand Members Room on Sale Cup Day.
  • Reciprical Membership rights including admission to all (except Cups & in the case of Bairnsdale - Melbourne Cup Day) meetings held at Bairnsdale, Moe, Stony Creek & Traralgon.

COST OF MEMBERSHIP

Single                       $60.00
Double                      $105.00
Young Member       $40.00

Note:          Young Member = Under 35 years of age                    
                    Singe Membership receives 1 card
                    Double Membership receives 2 cards.

 

To join:      Fill out MEMBERSHIP FORM and return to Club on 

                    e. saletc@countryracing.com.au

                    f. (03) 5144 4153

Trials

Trials will be conducted in the prescence of a Steward.

Colours must be worn.

Any Certificates/Clearances required must be lodged prior to entries closing.  Requests for Certificates/Clearances on Trial morning may be rejected.

The Club reserves the right to cancel Trials due to weather or unsafe conditions. 

The Club also reserves the right to change the date of Trials. 

 

TRIALS COSTS:   $52.50 Per Entry.   $26.00 per Scratching

 

Entries are to be made directly to the Club on 5144 2962. 

Entries for Wednesday Trials will close 12pm Tuesday.

 

Fields will be posted within a couple of hours of entries closing.  

Results will be posted after the last trial completed.

 

YEAR

Month

Date

Day

Fields

Results

2016

January 6th

Wednesday

06.01.16 Trials 

 06.01.16 Results

2016

February 10th

Wednesday 

10.02.16 Trials 

10.02.16 Results 

2016

March 9th

Wednesday 

09.03.16 Trials 

Cancelled 

2016

April 8th

Friday

08.04.16 Trials 

08.04.16 Results 

2016

May 4th

Wednesday

04.05.16 Trials  04.05.16 Results 

2016

June 1st

Wednesday

01.05.16 Trials   

2016

July

13th 

Wednesday

   

2016

August 10th Wednesday    

2016 

September  14th  Wednesday    

2016

October  5th  Wednesday    

2016

November  7th  Monday    

2016

December  14th  Wednesday    

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Get Directions to Club

Getting there

Physical Address: 1227 Maffra Road, Sale, Victoria Australia

 

Sale Turf Club is an easy drive from the following locations

Melbourne CBD approx 2.5hours

Pakenham approx 2 hours

Traralgon approx 40mins 

Lakes Entrance approx 1hr 20mins

 

Accommodation: If you are looking for accommodation, we recommend the Quest Sale located on the highway in Sale, approximately 7 minutes away by car.

 

Public Transport:

  • Sale is connected by rail to Melbourne (with three services per day).
  • V Line provides connecting bus services to Maffra and Yarram as part of their Victorian network.
  • Loch Sport is serviced by a twice weekly community bus and West Sale Aerodrome services Sale and surrounds with custom charters available.
  • Buses run from Sale all the way up the east coast of Australia, leaving daily.
  • Taxi services operate in Sale, Maffra and Yarram.

 

Contact us

Contact Details

 

Phone:  (03) 5144 2962
Fax:       (03) 5144 4153
Email:  saletc@countryracing.com.au

Physical Address:  1227 Maffra Road, Sale, Victoria
Postal Address:  PO Box 96, Sale, Victoria, 3850 

 

PERSONNAL

 

CEO:                         Wayne Pollock 
Operations Mgr:        Janet Leemon
Racetrack Mgr:          Bryce Mildon
Bar & Function Mgr:  Peter Leemon

 

Sale Turf Club Committee


Executive
David Wilson - Chairman
Bill Jones - Vice-Chairman
Tony Hart - Vice-Chairman

Committee
Darryl Donohue
Mark Elliman
Brad Evans
Craig McGregor
Judith Mogridge
Ian Rees

 

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