Hawkesbury Race Track – History and Racing Tips Article

The Hawkesbury Racecourse is located opposite to the Richmond Air Force Base, 65 kilometers west of the Sydney Central Business District, just between Richmond and Windsor. The racecourse dates to 1865, when it was built from just a 200-acre bush land. Now, it’s one of the most popular racecourses in New South Wales, having a total circumference measurement of 2070 meters and a straight measurement of 380 meters. It features a slight rise from the home turn to the winning post and goes clockwise just like the Newcastle Race Track.

The first race meet ever held in the Hawkesbury Race Track was in 1871. The governing body that manages all the race meetings held at this racecourse is the Hawkesbury Race Club. It’s been managing the operations of the said racecourse for around 135 years now, and so far; the club has done a very good job in creating an amazing racetrack that attracts a lot of people especially during the big races.

In the Hawkesbury Racecourse, you will find a wide selection of facilities that cater to conferences, meetings and other special events that will be held here. Along with this comes a 4-star motel that houses a total of 30 luxurious rooms, 2 deluxe suites, 2 spa suites, an in-ground pool and guest parking facilities. It also offers disabled accommodations.

The racecourse itself has a length of 2067.5 meters and width of 20 meters. It has a kikuyu grass surface, a sandy loam base and a subsoil drainage, perfect for the rainy days. It can also be noticed that this track has rounded bends along its entire rail.

Every month of the year, 2 race meetings are being held at the racecourse, usually on a Thursday. One of the biggest races the Hawkesbury Race Track holds each year is the Hawkesbury Gold Cup Ladies Day. In addition to the races featured in the said day, Myer Fashions is also held on the Field. The races consist of the Group 3 Panthers Hawkesbury Gold Cup and the Listed Yalumba Wines Cup. These races are held on a Thursday every November of the year.

The Hawkesbury Gold Cup is an Open Handicap race hosted on the same day as the Group 1 Crown Oaks. A lot of local handy horses from Sydney and around the club participate in the said event. Other races hosted here are the Wine, Food & Jazz Race Day every October and the Christmas in July Race Day.

So what are the most current Racing Tips for Hawkesbury Race Track;

Best Racing Tip No 1

Our most common Horse Racing Tip for Hawkesbury is Horse No 1, followed by Horse No 3 and then Horse No 2

Best Racing Tip No 2

The most common Jockies are C REITH, H BOWMAN, R THOMPSON and G LYNCH.

Best Racing Tip No 3

The most experienced Horses on the Track are POMACE BRANDY, DUNOLLY and AUSBRED GOLD.

*Racing Tip information has been sourced from our Horsetips.com.au's internal database and does not include the entire history of the track, the Hawkesbury Racing Tips information only includes data from races for the month of August and September.

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