Triangular in shape with a track circumference of 2040m and a long home straight of 400m highlight the dimensions of the Sale Racecourse. It is also known as the Greenwattle Racecourse and is considered as one of the top quality premier provincial racecourse around Australia. It is located about 3 hours east of the city of Melbourne. The racecourse is surrounded by a picturesque view of the south east part of the mainland Australia.
The racecourse is managed by the Sale Turf Club. It holds about 21 race events each year and 7 out of the 21 are considered event days. The Sale Cup being one of the feature events is run on the last Sunday of October annually. Tourists from all around the neighboring districts gather with locals to witness some first class thoroughbred racing. The Sale Cup is also proclaimed as the 'Jewel in the Crown of Gippsland Racing'
Other than the great racing events, spectators can take advantage of all other facilities at the course during these events. These include the Sponsors and function rooms, bars that are fully licensed and the districts famous member's lounge that is perfectly located right at the winning post. The member's lounge is the perfect spot for trainers and horse owners to watch their superstar. Then there is the public dining room which is open for non member's race goers and an owner's and trainer's bar.
Other events held at the racecourse are the Sale Quality every February, Ladies Day which is a great jumpstart to the Spring Racing season and then there is the Heyfield, Maffra and Oil Industry Days which are held during weekends all throughout the Autumn and Winter.
The track is well maintained, fully irrigated and has a turf track surface.
Sale (SALE) - VIC
Sale circumference: 2040m
Sale straight length: 400m
Sale Turf Club
Dawson St, Sale, VIC 3850
(03) 5144 2962
Meetings for the Last 12 Months
Sale hosts no black type races.