The Ipswich Racecourse is located at 219 Brisbane Road, Bundamba, Qld. 4304.
Ipswich Racecourse is about 32 Kilometres from Brisbane and situated in the metropolitan suburb of Bundamba.
The Ipswich Racecourse is operated by The Ipswich Turf Club and it provides the following facilities:
- Thoroughbred Training and Racing with full bookmaker / tote facilities.
- Function rooms available for:
- Weddings Engagement Parties
- Birthday Parties Special Events
- Conferences Seminars
- Corporate Luncheons and Breakfasts
- Award Nights
- School Formals
- Marquees available for your special event upon request.
The Ipswich Turf Club is a proud and historic Club having grown from the first races held in the Ipswich area in 1848, to the first official race meeting in Queensland in 1859 to the forming of the Ipswich Amateur Turf Club in 1890 to race at the Bundamba Racecourse.
The Club was renamed in 1988 and the track renamed in 1991 to become The Ipswich Turf Club, racing at the Ipswich Racecourse.
There are approximately 46 race meetings each year at the Ipswich Racecourse including 2 Saturday meetings, one of which is the famous Ipswich Cup run over 2150 metres in June.
IPSWICH TURF CLUB
PO Box 1,
Ph. (07) 3282 1500
Fax (07) 3816 1020
Ipswich comprises an area of 1090 square kms and has a population of 155,000 people.
Ipswich enjoys a subtropical climate and is a safe, friendly and multicultural city.
The race course has a course proper circumference of 1,746 metres and a straight of 300 metres.
The home straight is a relatively short straight and the racecourse generally favours horses which like racing close to the lead. The course itself is laid out in a circular like shape with five chutes. There is a long turn from the 1000 metres mark. Inside barrier draws are a big advantage.
The Ipswich Turf Club holds races between 1,000 metres and 2,500 metres.