Bordertown Racecourse is located at Racecourse Road Bordertown 5268 SA.
The Bordertown Racing Club commenced racing on the current track in 1945. Previously it raced on two tracks in the town which are now residential areas.
Horse racing has been in this area constantly for 140 years.
The Bordertown Racecourse is 1600 metres in diameter with a 1300 metre chute. Distances raced are 1100, 1200, 1300 and 1900 metres. Facilities include a large pavilion recently dismantled and erected from Victoria Park, luncheon room, bar, tote facility and watered lawn surrounds.
This makes it a perfect place to spend a day at the races.
Bordertown has a population of approximately 2700 people and the area which includes the neighbouring small towns of Wolseley, Keith and Mundulla.
Locally 3 Trainers (J Searle, J Beattie & S Walsh) have stabling at the Bordertown Racecourse. S Turner and S Hayes use the track as required.
Daryl Dodson trains out of his property at Telopea Downs (40Kms away) and educates all of his horses at the course.
The Keith Trainers (H Lehmann & A Hunt) use the Bordertown facility for education and some fast work. Some mornings 20 horses are on course.
BORDERTOWN RACING CLUB
PO Box 276,
Bordertown, SA 5268
Ph. (08) 8752 1863
Ph. (03) 8752 1312 Racecourse
Bordertown Racecourse is approximately 280 kms from Adelaide.
The Racecourse is about 1600m in circumference and has broad turns making it fair for all runners where position in running is not as important.
The length of the straight is 290 metres long.
The actual racetrack is fully irrigated and well grassed. The soil type is sandy loam.
The Bordertown Cup meeting is held on the last Saturday in January annually.