Set on the Sunny Gold Coast, the Gold Coast Racecourse is a fantastic location for Racing in Australia.
It's run by the Gold Coast Turf Club and they hold a variety of premier events throughout the Racing calendar.
The course is located in Bundall and the history of the course can be traced back to the 1890s.
In recent times, the course is mainly known for hosting the Magic Millions Carnival in January every year.
Overall, the circumference of the track measures 1885 metres and the straight is 400 metres long.
The track holds approximately 60 race meetings on average per year and predominately holds meetings on Saturday.
Races range from 900 metres up to 3200 metres (Melbourne Cup distance).
The history of the Gold Coast Racecourse began in the late 18th century when races were held in the Bundall paddocks.
In 1946, the first regular meetings began on a dirt track and were controlled by the Southport and District Amateur Race Club.
1971 was a key year in the history of the track as the Newmarket-Gold Coast Cup started and is still a favourite event on the Gold Coast calendar.
1974 marked the initial Prime Ministers Cup day as well.
This is not an official Gold Coast Racecourse website. The information on this page is solely the view and opinion of the author and should not be considered an official source of Gold Coast Racecourse information.
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