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New Year's Day

Gates open:
First Race:
Last Race:
Flemington Racecourse


Celebrate the arrival of 2015 at the first raceday of the year at Flemington. It's a great day out for the whole family!

Gates open 60 minutes prior to the first race.

Children's activities

Children's activities will take place at the western end of the public lawn. Activities cater all ages with various active outdoor games, inflatables, and arts & crafts activities. Free pony rides will also take place on the public lawn. 

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Race times


The races

Times Name Race value Group level Type Distance
TBC New Year Handicap $80,000   3YO Fillies Rtg 0-70 Hcp 1200m
TBC Riverside Handicap $80,000   F&M Rtg 0-84 Hcp 1400m
TBC Flemington 1840-2014 Handicap $80,000   Rtg 0-84 Hcp 1000m
TBC George Watson Handicap $81,000   Hcp 1400m
TBC Bagot Handicap $152,000 LR Hcp (N/C) 2800m
TBC Standish Handicap $151,500 Gr. 3 Hcp (N/C) 1200m
TBC Byron Moore Handicap $81,000   Hcp 2000m
TBC Williamstown Handicap $80,000   3&4YO Rtg 0-78 Hcp 1400m

On release, details for nomination, handicap weights and acceptances can be found below. 

The races

Tickets & pricing

General admission

  • Prices for 2014/15 Racing Season will be updated in early 2014.

Booking enquiries

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Getting to Flemington

Special trains will run direct to Flemington Racecourse. Times will be updated closer to the raceday.

Plan your journey with the Public Transport Victoria's Journey Planner

You can also take the Craigieburn line to Newmarket Station and then it is a short 10 minute walk to Flemington or jump on the 57 tram. 

The 57 tram from Elizabeth Street in Melbourne CBD also travels to Flemington (20-35 minute journey, depending on traffic). Check Yarra Trams website or Public Transport Victoria's website for timetables. 

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