The Tamworth Racecourse is located at Britten Road, Tamworth, 2340 NSW.
Tamworth Racecourse is operated by the Tamworth Jockey Club Inc. and hosts 29 meetings annually including Prime Television $150,000 3 y.o. Quality HCP and The Tooheys Tamworth Gold Cup $60,000 (open).
Facilities at Tamworth Racecourse include
TAMWORTH JOCKEY CLUB
PO Box W328,
Ph. (02) 6765 9387
Fax (02) 6765 5369
Tamworth is the Country Music Capital.
The Country Music Festival Tamworth is a great place to be. Its an entertainment bonanza where all types of country music co-exist and where everyone can get a gig about 800 artists make up 2500 acts in 120 different venues.
The historic Tamworth Racecourse, complete with manicured lawns and rose gardens provides the perfect backdrop for a multitude of events. Regular race meetings attract local punters and race goers and the on-course facilities are constantly in demand for weddings, bridal expos and all types of functions and special events.
Tamworth Racecourse has a track circumference of 1830 metres and a home straight being 360 metres long. The track is approx 21 metres wide throughout.
The track is fully grassed with kikuyu and some natural grass. The turn from the 800 metres into the straight is banked to 3% adding to safety and providing outside horses with equal opportunity.
The Tamworth Jockey Club is home to 130 racehorses who use the facilities on a full time basis. The club has 5 tracks; a dirt track, a trotting track, two grass tracks and a cinders track; the B grass and the course proper which see over 150 horses worked each morning.