Ascot Racecourse, Perth

Ascot Racecourse is located in Ascot, Perth, Western Australia and was established in 1848, making it one of the oldest Racecourses in Australia.

It features a variety of popular races throughout the Racing Calendar such as the Railway Stakes, Kingston Town Classic in December and the Perth Cup.

List of Important Races at Ascot Racecourse

The most notable races available at Ascot Racecourse include the following:

  • Group 1 - Kingston Town Classic (1800m)
  • Group 1 - Winterbottom Stakes (1200m)
  • Group 1 - Railway Stakes (1200m)
  • Group 2 - Perth Cup (2400m)

Ascot Racecourse Track Details

Ascot Racecourse is a Tri-oval course that features a 2-kilometre track with turf.

A unique part about this Racecourse is the 300 metre inclining straight, which can challenge any experienced runner.

Ascot Racecourse History

The history of Ascot Racecourse dates back to 1848 when J.W. Hardey claimed the site as a permanent course.

Along with the setup of the Racecourse was the formation of the West Australian Turf Club in 1852.

Since that time, Perth Racing has continued to flourish, especially in the Spring.

The Ascot Carnival is a key event for Perth Racing and the Racecourse is a popular place during these months.

Ascot Racecourse Map

This is not an official Ascot Racecourse, Perth website. The information on this page is solely the view and opinion of the author and should not be considered an official source of Ascot Racecourse, Perth information.

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