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Sale Turf Club

Sale Turf Club celebrated its 150th birthday in 2012 making it one of the oldest and respected racecourses in Country Victoria. With a wide sweeping track, Sale has seen some of Australia's best racehorses learn their trade here, horses such as Makybe Diva and Weekend Hustler have all run at Sale.

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P. (03) 5144 2962

F. (03) 5144 4153


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Sale Turf Club has built a reputation as the premier racecourse on the provincial racing circuit in Australia. 

With 20 race meetings to be run in the 2014/2015 racing season, eleven of which are classified as 'event days', we look forward to an action-packed year.

The Sale Cup is run on the last Sunday in October and is the jewel in the crown of Gippsland Racing. Featuring the $150,000 Eastcoast Plumbtec Sale Cup, this race always produces a quality field that is seldom seen outside of Melbourne. Many of the winners go on to win group races.

Other Event Days:

  • The Sale Quality - run in February - is the Clubs summer feature sprint race and the field always lives up to that name
  • Australia Day – also combined with our ‘Kids Day Out’ and provides great fun and value for families celebration
  • Ladies Day – kicks off our Spring Racing season with the Ladies Luncheon in the Laurels with Ladies hatting up and enjoying the day in our luxurious Laurels Function Room.


Amenities are the first class at Greenwattle Racecourse, with a sponsors/function room above the administration building, Members' lounge on the winning post, as well a public dining room and an owners a trainers bar.

Sale Turf Club can offer both large and small businesses the opportunity to enter into partnership agreements which are mutually beneficial for both parties.

Partnership strategies can be developed individually to suit the requirements of your company. Everything from on-course promotions, excellent events naming rights, corporate entertainment packages can be built into each tailored partnership package.

How To Find Sale Racecourse

Physical Address

1227 Maffra Road, Sale, Victoria Australia

Travel Tips:

Approximate driving distance and time from Melbourne to Sale its 214km, around 2 ½ hours.

From the Latrobe Valley to Sale the approximate driving time is just 50 minutes.


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.


The Sale Turf Club racing season is run from August 1 to July 31. 
Cost of Double Membership is $105.00 - 2 Cards
Cost of Single Membership is $60.00 - 1 Card
Cost of Young Membership (18-25yo) is $40.00 - 1 Card 


  • Membership Card which will enable you entry to all meetings held at the Greenwattle Racecourse, including any transferred meetings from other clubs to Sale
  • Invitation to attend additional functions, e.g. Calcutta, Cup Launch, Christmas Luncheon
  • Entry into Members Draw conducted every raceday (except Cup) for a cash prize starting at $250 and jackpotting $50 every race meeting not won.
  • Complimentary Racebook
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee
  • Discounted Raceday Packages
  • Rebate to a Club/Organisation of your choice of $10 per Membership 
  • Reciprocal membership rights to other Gippsland clubs after paying normal admission fee


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Sale Turf Club

Phone:  (03) 5144 2962
Fax:        (03) 5144 4153



CEO Wayne Pollock
Operations Manager Janet Leemon
Sales & Marketing Executive               Amy Talbot
Functions Manager Brett Schoenmaekers



Sale Turf Club

Phone: (03) 5144 2962

Fax: (03) 5144 4153