The Hawkesbury Racecourse is a regional Horse Racing venue located in the suburb of Clarendon, New South Wales.
It's well known for housing some of Australia's best trainers and their horses, including Gai Waterhouse.
With stunning views of the Blue Mountains in the background, Hawkesbury Racecourse is a picturesque course for spectators.
The major event held at this track is the Hawkesbury Gold Cup.
It's held on Crown Oaks day in November and it's an open handicap race over 1600 metres.
The track at Hawkesbury measures 2070 metres in circumference and the home straight is 380 metres.
The home straight comes with a small incline, starting from the turn until the post.
It can hold races up to 2000 metres and sprint races from 900 metres onwards.
With over 150 years of Racing history, Hawkesbury Racecourse is one of the oldest tracks in Australia.
Race meetings started here in 1871 and the course was designed in 1865 as locals cleared away plenty of bushland.
In recent times, race meetings are usually held twice monthly with mid-week Racing on a Thursday.
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