It features numerous world-class features, especially for racers because of its sandy soil that slightly undulates with low points and high points.
Coleraine Racecourse, Racing Club, Race Meetings & Track Events, VIC
The Coleraine Cup is a yearly feature race which takes place here on a Sunday in August/September. It’s been going on since 1903 and is a family-friendly event that invites everyone to enjoy live entertainment for both kids and adults. Historical displays during the event pay tribute to the numerous racing milestones that have taken place here.
The racecourse straight itself also has a gentle and steady rise, which is the optimum conditions for racing. The track circumference is 2000 meters, while the home straight is 250 meters in length.
The Coleraine Racecourse is managed by the Coleraine Racing Club, who is best known for the oldest ongoing jumps race in the country called the Great Western Steeplechase, which was first run in 1858.
The Coleraine Racecourse is located at 16-Merino Coleraine Road in Coleraine, Victoria.