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Morphettville Racecourse hosts major horse racing in Adelaide for the South Australian Jockey Club including the Adelaide Cup, Robert Sangster Stakes and The Goodwood. Morphettville features two racetracks, the course proper and the Morphettville Parks track.
Morphettville Racecourse News
Located just 5km from the heart of Adelaide, Morphettville racecourse is the premier metropolitan race track in South Australia and is the home of the South Australian Jockey Club.
The track is 2339 metres in circumference and features a 334 metre long straight. The anti-clockwise course has three chutes located at the 1200, 1800 and 2000 metre marks. Since its resurfacing in 2002, the track has been rated as the best racecourse in the Southern Hemisphere. With its wide and open course, Morphettville remains one of the fairest grounds for horses to race on.
Metropolitan races are held every Saturday and the venue also hosts the famous Adelaide Cup Carnival as well as the South Australia Derby and the Goodwood Handicap. Morphettville is situated on 25 hectares of picturesque gardens and offers race spectators plenty of venue options including the Adelaide Cup Room, Chairman’s Room, Diva Lounge, Leilani Room, Panasonic Pavilion and the Phar Lap room.
- Track Circumference: 2339 metres
- Racing Club: South Australian Jockey Club
- Address: 79 Morphett Rd, Morphettville, SA 5043
- Telephone: (08) 8295 0111
Morphettville Racecourse Map
Travelling to Morphettville Racecourse
Here are your transport options if you want to know how to get to Morphettville Racecourse:
The nearest train station is Stop 12 Morphett Road on the Adelaide Metro. Morphettville Racecourse is directly opposite this stop.
Check Adelaide Metro’s website for tram timetables.
Adelaide City Buses stop along the Anzac Highway – for a full timetable check out the Adelaide Metro’s website.
Morphettville Racecourse is at 79 Morphett Rd in Morphettville, about 10kms from the Adelaide CBD. It’ll take you about 20 minutes along the Anzac Highway.