Perth races are held at Belmont Park Racecourse during the winter months. While the main racing is conducted at Perth racings main track at Ascot Racecourse, the Belmont racetrack is Australia’s leading wet-weather track and this gives punters a great advantage when betting on Perth racing during the winter racing period.
The majority of punters get burned betting on favourites in the winter with the wet tracks resulting in many outsiders upsetting the formguide. Perth’s Belmont Park racecourse gives punters a chance to strike back because of its excellent drainage system. You don’t have to automatically put a line through the favourite on a “wet track” at Belmont Park like you do on an eastern state track
Belmont Park races don’t have any Group 1 events but there are a few class races during the winter with the Belmont Sprint the best of them.
Ascot Racecourse Details
State: Western Australia
Circumference: 1699 Meters
Straight: 333 Metres
The Belmont Park Racecourse has a track circumference of 1669 metres with a final straight of 333 metres.
Major Belmont Park Races – Group Races
• Roma Cup
• Belmont Sprint
Belmont Park Racecourse Map
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Address: Victoria Park Dr, Burswood, WA 6100, Australia
Telephone: (08) 9470 8222
Getting to Belmont Park Races
Belmont Park Racecourse is easily accessible by both bus and train for those wishing to take public transport. The Perth Transit Bus 698 takes you directly to the Belmont Racecourse from the city centre while a shuttle bus service is in operation from Baystwater train station to Belmont Park between 10am and 1pm. The return service operates between 4pm and 6pm.