Morphettville Racecourse is located at Morphett Road Morphettville South Australia.
In 1875 Morphettville Racecourse held it’s first race meeting thanks to Sir John Morphett. Morphettville now has 2 race tracks, Morphettville Parks Track and Allan Scott Park Morphettville Track.
Morphettville Racecourse is situated in the suburb of Morphettville, a few kilometres from Glenelg beach and approx 8 kilometres from the city of Adelaide.
Entry to Morphettville Racecourse is via Morphett Road or the Tramway entrance off Anzac Hwy. Taxi ranks can be found inside the Members' Car Park and on Morphett Road outside the course.
Transport To Morphettville Racecourse:
The Glenelg Tram stops at the northern end of the racecourse just off Anzac Hwy, stop 12. The tram runs all day and well into the evening. The tram commences at Glenelg and travels via the racecourse, then into Adelaide and along Port Road and then back again.
There is plenty of car parking at Morphettville, locations being:
1. Morphettville Junction car park just off Anzac Hwy, enter the racecourse over the tram line and
2. Morphett Road opposite the Members' entrance on the western side of Morphett Road.
A world first retractable winning post with hydraulics was installed at the track in 2009. This enabled the Jockey Club flexibility to interchange the running of events with the least amount of damage to either of the tracks especially now due to races being run during mid week and more racing than ever in the winter months.
The South Australian Jockey Club, which dates back to 1856, is South Australia's premier racing club, playing host to magnificent racing action throughout the year at Morphettville Racecourse. The club has a membership of around 2000, and employs 75 full-time and more than 400 casual staff.
Morphettville Racecourse, headquarters of the South Australian Jockey Club, Adelaide South Australia was resurfaced in 2002 and some now say the best racecourse in the southern hemisphere.
The South Australian Jockey Club can now conduct approx 70 racing meetings in the year now it has the two racecourses. Morphettville's major racing carnival each year is run in March and April, with races such as the Adelaide Cup, South Australian Derby and Goodwood Handicap being run.
Contact: Morphettville Racecourse
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB
Allan Scott Park Morphettville,
PO Box 707,
Ph. (08) 8295 0111
Fax (08) 8295 0136
Find below all the Group Races held at Morphettville Racecourse during the season.
|Group 1||Group 2||Group 3|
|Australasian Oaks||Adelaide Cup||SA Oaks|
|The Goodwood||Queen Of The South Stakes||Lord Reims Stakes|
|Robert Sangster Stakes||Yallambee Classic||D.C. McKay Stakes|
|South Australian Derby||RA Lee Stakes|
|Sires Produce Stakes|
|R.N. Irwin Stakes|
Barrier Guide for Morphettville Racecourse
1050 metres: Similar to the 1000 metre start. Barriers have a slight advantage.