Albury Racecourse is at Racecourse Road North Albury NSW, only 5 minutes from the centre of Albury CBD.
1840 was the first recorded race meeting conducted in Albury at 'Browns Paddock' which ran roughly from the Hovell Tree to the rotunda in the Botanical Gardens.
Albury Racecourse is operated by The Albury Racing Club. 21st of January, 1881 was when the Albury Racing Club was formed. The club conducts 17 thoroughbred race meetings each year with the feature event the Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup run in March.
The club hosts a variety of functions and events at the racecourse throughout the year including, weddings, corporate events, trade shows, Christmas parties and social events.
The Cup carnival is run over two days, usually the last Thursday and Friday of March, with the Cup on the last day.
ALBURY RACING CLUB
PO Box 502,
Ph. (02) 6025 1333 Fax (02) 6040 1012
The Gold Cup is one of New South Wales country racing's signature events with a massive crowd that congregate from around Australia to attend the Albury Racecourse.
Albury Gold Cup was elevated to a Listed Status by Australian Racing Board for 2012. The Cup carnival is run over two days, usually the last Thursday and Friday of March, with the Cup on the last day.
The Albury Racecourse has a circumference of 2100 metres with a home straight 400 metres long. The track is of circular shape and inside barrier draws are an advantage at most starts. Front runners and horses on the pace often win at this track.