Australia Day Races

Saturday, 25 January 2014, 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Australia Day festivities

Celebrate Australia Day at Caulfield, with:

  • National anthem performance before the main race
  • Top-weight jockeys will wear Australian flag silks
  • Free Australian flag hand wavers to be handed out at the gate

There are also free activities for the whole family on the front lawn so join in on the fun between 2:00pm – 6:00pm.

  • Australia Day themed Face and Body Painting
  • Australia day icon badge making
  • Pony Rides
  • Trackless Train Rides

Ride, Run and Slide your way to a Lucky Dip Prize

For your chance to win a lucky dip prize, pick up your “Ride, Run & Slide Slip” from our activities table on the front lawn, experience 3 of our free family activities, get your card stamped at each and get your prize!

*More details on the day.  For ages 10 years old and under.  Limited numbers available. 

Matilda Bay Beer Garden

Enjoy a relaxed day out at Caulfield and celebrate the Australia Day weekend in the Matilda Bay Beer Garden.  An exclusive outdoor lawn precinct, a selection of brews from the Matilda Bar Brewing company, gourmet street food, an acoustic performer and a position right on the front lawn at Caulfield will have you set for a fantastic day at the races.  

Click here for full details and to book.


Changes to outlets & parking

In order to provide better services to all members and punters who will be attending this race day, some changes to outlets and car parks will be in effect. Please click here for more information.


Feature races

Equiano Speed Yearlings John Dillon Stakes - Listed $120,000
Sportingbet Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) - Listed $120,000
Sportingbet Blue Diamond Preview (F) - Listed $120,000


Race times

Race 1 - Carlton Draught Handicap - 14:25
Race 2 - City of Glen Eira Handicap - 15:00
Race 3 - Sportingbet Blue Diamond Preview (F) - 15:35
Race 4 - Sportingbet Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) - 16:10
Race 5 - Vaughan Webb Handicap - 16:50
Race 6 - Equiano Speed Yearlings John Dillon Stakes - 17:30
Race 7 - Roy Higgins & Wylie Dalziel Racing Handicap - 18:05
Race 8 - Tile Importer Handicap - 18:40


Adults: $10
Concession: $5
Children 13 years of age and under: FREE

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