New Year’s Day Races 2012

With many avid race fans and dedicated punters looking to kick off 2012 with either a trip to or a bet on the races, below the team take a quick look at where the best 2012 New Year’s Day Racing action is at in Australia.

The New Year’s Day Races on Sunday January 1, 2012 follow on from the bumper 2011 New Year’s Eve Races that are highlighted by Perth Cup Day at Ascot in WA.

For those that haven’t had enough champagne the night before, a number of major metro tracks around the country have programs planned for the first day of the new calendar year.

And of course, if you aren’t quite up to a trip to the races you can still win big thanks to online bookmaker Luxbet who will have all the hottest New Year’s Day racing odds and options available to punters wherever they are.

While there may not be any black types taking place on New Year’s Day, there is still plenty of other quality events scheduled to run that offer the perfect off-season betting opportunities.

See below for our guide to which race courses will host New Year’s Day race meetings, then head over to Luxbet to open your account with Australia’s leading online bookmaker.

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2011 New Year’s Day Racing Guide

Sunday December 01, 2012


  • Scheduled Meetings: Mornington, Hanging Rock, Terang, Murtoa, Burrumbeet, Merton, Pakenham

New South Wales

  • Scheduled Meetings: Deniliquin, Gilgandra, Gundagai, Inverell, Port Macquarie, Wallabadah


  • Scheduled Meeting: Sunshine Coast

Western Australia

  • Scheduled Meeting: Bunbury

South Australia

  • Scheduled Meeting: Murray Bridge


  • Scheduled Meeting: Longford