Located 8km from Melbourne’s CBD in the south-eastern suburbs, Caulfield racecourse is readily accessible by car or public transport, linking racegoers with some of Australia’s best racing! ‘The Heath’, as the racecourse has been affectionately nicknamed from its early days, is home to the prestigious Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Carnival which comprises of three outstanding days of racing including the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas, Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes Day and the Stella Artois Caulfield Cup.

Caulfield provides a number of great facilities for its patrons with sprawling lawn space and the magnificent Rupert Clarke grandstand, offering uninterrupted views of the mounting yard, home turn and winning post

Address: Station Street, Caulfield East VIC 3145

Gate entrance: Patrons can enter the racecourse via Gate 23 on Station Street (main entrance gate)

Member car parking:  Members' car parks include Maple Car Park (Gate 2), Members' Centre Car Park (via tunnel), Guineas Car Park (via Normanby Rd)

Public car parking: Free public parking is via entry via the roundabout on the corner of Kambrook and Glen Eira Roads

Taxis: Drop off – Outside main entrance at Gate 23 on Station Street Pick up – located at the taxi rank outside the main entrance at Gate 23

P: 1300 GO RACE (46 7223) E: contact@mrc.net.au

What time do gates open?

Memsie Stakes Day
Underwood Stakes Day
Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day
Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes Day
Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Day


Gates will open approximately 1 hour before Race 1

What time is the first race?

Memsie Stakes Day - TBA
Underwood Stakes Day - TBA
Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day - TBA
Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes Day - TBA
Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Day - TBA

What is the dress code?

General Admission:

Spring Racewear


Gentlemen Gentlemen and boys over 13 years of age are required to wear a collared shirt and tailored pants with jacket, sports coat or blazer, plus a tie at all times. However, from 1 December until 31 March jackets and ties are optional and short sleeved collared dress shirts may be worn.

Ladies Ladies and girls over 13 years of age are expected to adhere to our strict dress code of formal racing attire, in keeping with the distinction of the Members’ Reserve.

Children Children 13 years of age and under should be neatly dressed, in keeping with the standard of dress expected from ladies and gentlemen in the Members’ Reserve. Boys must wear a collared shirt and tailored pants at all times.

Attire Not Permitted in the Members’ Reserve:

The following items of clothing are not permitted in the Members’ Reserve at any time: pullovers and cardigans (as outer wear), polo shirts, denim jackets, zippered waist length casual jackets, any clothing revealing bare midriff, shorts, jeans, running/sports shoes, thongs or any dilapidated footwear.

See link to full Style Guide here: http://mrcmembership.com.au/dress-codes/

Are there disabled facilities?

Parking facilities for those with disabled car passes are available at or near the entrance of all racecourses.

Can I bring my own food or picnic?

As a general rule, food is able to be brought on-course, although security staff have the right to remove or destroy any items deemed inappropriate. Glassware and sharp objects are strictly prohibited, bringing alcohol to Caulfield Racecourse is also strictly prohibited and patrons with alcohol will not be granted entry.

Can I bring my own deck chair or umbrella for shade?

Fold up chairs and sun shades are able to be brought on the course but they are not to be used in a manner that detracts from the experience of other patrons. Further details are provided in the Club’s Conditions of Entry.

Do I need to pre-purchase a General Admission ticket?

Tickets are available for pre-purchase at mrc.racing.com. A limited amount of tickets are also available at the gate. 

Is there public seating available?

Public seating is provided across various General Admission areas at Caulfield Racecourse, particularly The Front Bar and the David Jones Fashion Stable. Platinum Reserved Grand Stand seating is also available for purchase here

Is there a clockroom?

Cloakrooms are available to the Public Patrons and Members. The cloakroom can be located on the Concourse Level, in the Rupert Clarke Grandstand.