Canterbury Park Racecourse



Canterbury Park Racecourse is Sydney’s major midweek racing venue and home to the increasingly popular night racing. The track is only 15 minutes south-west of Sydney’s city centre and is run by the Sydney Turf Club. Although the racecourse is one of the closest racecourses for Sydney residents to access, it no longer features a racing carnival and is instead used for the midweek racing meetings. Occasionally the track will host a Saturday race meeting if Rosehill requires a break.

The clockwise track is considerably small with a circumference of 1567 metres and a straight of 308 metres. It suits horses that can lead or race on the pace. Overlooking the racetrack is a full enclosed air conditioned betting area.

  • Tack Circumference: 1567 metres
  • Racing Club: Sydney Turf Club
  • Address: Canterbury Park Racecourse, King Street, Canterbury, NSW 2193
  • Telephone: (02) 9930 4000

Canterbury Park Racecourse Map

Canterbury Park Racing

The midweek races generally start around 1pm on a Wednesday. Seven races take place during each meet with plenty of handicaps ranging between 1000m and 1900m. There are heaps of different categories as well, including Maidens, 3 year old and over, set weights, colts and geldings only and fillies and mares only.

Night racing occurs from October through to February with seven meetings schedules on Thursday nights. The races are normally 30 minutes apart and have become a major hit with both racing enthusiasts and Sydney families looking for entertainment.

Travelling to Canterbury Park Racecourse

Here are your transport options if you want to know how to get to Canterbury Park Racecourse:

Train:

The nearest train station is Canterbury Station, on the Bankstown line. It is then a 5 minute walk to Canterbury Park Racecourse.
Plan your journey with the Cityrail Timetable.

Bus:

You can catch a free shuttle bus from Everton Road / Strathfield Station, which will take you straight to the track on race days.

Car:

Canterbury Park Racecourse is on King Street in Canterbury, 15 minutes south of Sydney’s CBD. There is plenty of free parking available.

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