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Muswellbrook Racecourse News
Located in Upper Hunter County in New South Wales, Muswellbrook Racecourse is a popular local racecourse in Australia. It may be one of the smaller tracks but it has developed a reputation for being one of the best country tracks in the nation.
This course is 2010 metres in circumference and offers a home straight distance of 400 metres. The track has two chutes and is run clockwise. It is known as being somewhat of an unusual shape and must be drawn from the 1250 metre start.
In addition to being a fantastic country track, this racecourse offers fantastic facilities. There are betting facilities such as on-course bookies and a VIP TAB. They also offer a bar, beautifully manicured picnic areas and gardens, and plenty of restaurants.
- Track Circumference: 2010 metres
- Racing Club: Muswellbrook Race Club
- Address: Racecourse Road, Muswellbrook NSW 2333
- Telephone: (02) 6541 1699
Muswellbrook Racecourse Map
Muswellbrook Racecourse hosts approximately 20 races per year. The course is most famous for the two day Muswellbrook Gold Cup Carnival. Normally held over two days at the beginning of November (coinciding with the Melbourne Cup), the course lights up with a full race card as well as plenty of extra activities and live entertainment. The race itself is a 1750 metre open handicap with $40,000 in prize money.
Travelling to Muswellbrook Racecourse
Buses run to Muswellbrook Racecourse regularly during the Muswellbrook Gold Cup Carnival. Check local routes and schedules for buses dropping off at Skellatar Park on Racecourse Road.
The course is located in the town of Muswellbrook, which is just over three hours north of Sydney. Locals can reach the course by car in approximately five minutes by driving down Sydney Street to take a left on Racecourse Road.