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|Featuring both a horse race track and a greyhound track, Wyong Race Club is a superb country racecourse located an hour north of the Sydney CBD. Situated in the central coast of NSW the racecourse is the best and safest track in New South Wales. It has a 1791 metre circumference and a 275 metre straight with a half a metre rise and large bends around the entire track.
The track was constructed in 1875 and also features a two private function rooms. The Murray Doyle Lounge seats 240 guests and the Garden Gallery can accommodate 180 people. Located opposite the Wyong Railway Station, the race club holds several $16,000 races each year including Class 1 handicaps and Maiden Plates for colts & geldings and fillies & mares.
The Wyong Gold Cup Carnival is a two day event held in August/September on a Thursday and Friday. The carnival has grown over the past ten years to become one of the leading provincial events in Australia. The first day of the carnival is known as Ladies Day and all ladies receive free admission. The feature event of this day is the Central Coast Holden Cup and the second carnival day is worth an estimated $370,000 plus the $100,000 Mona Lisa Stakes for fillies and mares.
The listed $125,000 Central Coast Clubs Wyong Gold Cup is a 2100 metre event with the $30,000 Springtime Handicap and $30,000 Magic Mile accompanying the race. The carnival also features the CC?s Boutique Fashions on the Field and a roving band.
Travelling to Wyong Race Club
Here are your transport options if you want to know how to get to Wyong Race Club:
The nearest train station is Wyong Station, on the Newcastle and Central Coast, and North Shore lines. It is then a 10 minute walk to Wyong Race Club.
Plan your journey with the Cityrail Timetable.
The bus station in Wyong is the same as the train station; you can visit Busway’s website to plan your journey.
Wyong Race Club is on Howarth Street, in Wyong, about an hour and a half’s drive north of the Sydney CBD. Take the Sydney Newcastle Freeway.