The Albany race course that has a symmetrical oval shape and is found approximately 422 kilometres south east of Perth. It is famous for its high fashion yet has a very friendly environment. An attractive feature of this race course is that it is surrounded by natural bush lands, Albany Wind Farm, sparkling beaches with Mount Melville providing a stunning backdrop.
The track was located on the Albany highway when it was first established up until 1927. In that same year the track was relocated to the Centenary Oval. From 1975 the track was located at the Percy Spencer Course at Robert Road, Albany where it sits today. Percy Spencer was the Club president until he died in 1976.
The track circumference measures 1600m which includes chutes at the beginning and end of the two turns of the track. 300m is the exact measurement of the home straight. The track's width is 20m wide throughout the entire course which is considered a comfortable by most trainers and jockeys. The track also consists of smooth and easy bends with two long and good straights that favours all runners whether they are on the pace or those coming from behind.
The track is currently under the management of the Albany Racing Club which was launched in 1865. The Club's racing season includes race days on Boxing Day and Australia Day. Albany Cup is the Club's feature event that is held every Easter Sunday and attracts both racing fanatics, spectators, travelers and serious punter alike.
Albany (ABNY) - WA
Albany Racing Club
261 Roberts Rd, Albany WA 6330
(08) 9841 4000
Meetings for the Last 12 Months
Albany hosts no black type races.