Established at a time the Bairnsdale Shire was in fact the biggest in Victoria, the Bairnsdale Racing Club is held in high regard amongst the Victorian racing community and is one of the state’s (and country’s) oldest thoroughbred organisations.
Holding meets seven times per year, the Bairnsdale Racing Club’s schedule is without doubt highlighted by Bairnsdale Cup Day, contested on the first Sunday of October each year. Offering a prize pool of $50,000, the Bairnsdale Cup is competed over a mile (1600m) and is known for drawing notable horses, jockeys and trainer from major metropolitan tables; the 2014 edition highlighted by the inclusion of Group 1 Queensland Derby second Pinstripe Lane.
2016 Dahlsens Mitre 10 Melbourne Cup Day Races
2016 Christmas Party Race Day @ Bairnsdale
Bairnsdale Sporting & Convention Centre Kids Day
Lakes Bowls Club – 2016 Lakes Entrance Cup
MyPunter.com Punting Payhem Day
2017 Lindenow Cup Day