Gosford Racecourse Details

State: New South Wales
Type: Provincial
Circumference: 1710 Metres
Direction: Clockwise
Straight: 250 Metres
Contact details: The Entertainment Grounds, 4 Racecourse Road, West Gosford, NSW 2250

Gosford Racecourse

Gosford races are held at Gosford Racecourse throughout the year. The NSW Provincial club holds around 24 meetings a year that are mostly during the week and the occasional Saturday.

Located around 76km north of Sydney and 91km south of Newcastle, Gosford has a tight-turning track that hosts some feature racing at the end of the Sydney Autumn carnival as well as their feature in December, the Group 3 Belle of the Turf.

Gosford races don’t have any Group 1 events but they have one Group 3, one feature race called “The Coast and some excellent Listed races over the carnival.

Major Gosford Races

Feature Race The Coast (1600)

Listed Gosford Gold Cup (2100)

Listed Takeover Target Stakes (1200)

Group 3 Belle of the Turf Stakes (1600)

Listed Gosford Guineas (1200)

Getting to Gosford Races

Getting to Gosford by car is about an hour’s drive north of Sydney and there is plenty of free parking available. You can catch bus number 34 Gosford Station, which is approximately a 20-minute walk. If you’re coming from Newcastle, you need to be on the Newcastle and Central Coast line or the Northern Line if you’re coming from Sydney.

Gosford Track Records

Distance Winner Time Date
1000 Chiamaka 56.49 21/01/2010
1100 Kanjistar 1.02.89 10/02/2013
1200 Ball of Muscle 1.08.96 09/01/2015
1600 Chanted 1.35.66 09/04/1997
2100 Red Excitement 2.07.15 13/01/2017
2600 Happy Ivor 2.43.27 23/06/2005