The Albury Racecourse is situated along Racecourse Road, North Albury, New South Wales. It is 5 minutes drive from Albury CBD. The first race meeting on record at the Albury Racecourse took place in 1840, roughly running from the Hovell Tree and ending at the Botanical Garden's Rotunda. The Albury Racing Club, which was formed in 1881, operates the Albury Racecourse. The club hosts 17 thoroughbred race meets annually with the feature event (Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup) running in March.
The Albury Gold Cup attained a Listed Status as per Australian Racing Board ratings in 2012. The Gold Cup is a spectacular event in New South Wales that attracts a massive crowd from around Australia. The Cup Carnival takes two days, typically the last Thursday and Friday of March every year. The Cup runs on the last day.
Besides racing, Albury hosts a variety of social and corporate events including weddings, trade shows and Christmas parties.
The circumference of the Albury Racecourse is 2100 metres while its home straight is 400 metres long. The circular shaped track gives inside barrier draws an advantage at most starts. The track tends to favour front runners.
Albury (ALB) - NSW
PO Box 502 Lavington NSW 2641
Albury circumference: 2100m
Albury straight length: 400m
Albury Racing Club
Fallon St, North Albury NSW 2640
(02) 6025 1333
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