Rosehill races are run at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, which is run by the Australian Turf Club which runs all four Sydney racetracks. There are 2 major carnivals in the autumn and the spring. The biggest race day meeting held by the club is the Golden Slipper meeting when the world’s richest 2YO race for thoroughbreds takes place at Rosehill races with five other Group 1 races on the card.
The dash for cash was introduced in 1957 with the legendary Todman saluting the judge first. The Golden Slipper race has gone on to have a big bearing on the Australian Thoroughbred breeding industry with the majority of boom Golden Slipper runners going on to stand at stud, the most notable being Redoute’s Choice and the 1995 Golden Slipper winner Flying Spur.
Altogether there are eight Group 1 races in the autumn, while the spring carnival is highlighted by the Group 1 Golden Rose and the Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes, Tea Rose Stakes and Gloaming Stakes.
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Details
State: New South Wales
Circumference: 2048 Meters
Straight: 408 Metres
The Rosehill Gardens Racecourse has a track circumference of 2048 metres with a final straight of 408 metres giving every racehorse a chance to be first past the post.
Major Rosehill Gardens Races – Group 1 Races
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Map
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Address: James Ruse Dr, Rosehill, NSW 2142, Australia
Telephone: (02) 9930 4000
Getting to Rosehill Gardens Races
If you want to take public transport to the Rosehill Gardens races then you will need to catch the train from Clyde Street to Rosehill Station with a shuttle bus service running to take you on a quick ride to the Rosehill racetrack. There is also a free shuttle service from Strathfield Station and Parr St to the track every 30 minutes on race day. The shuttle bus services begin from 10am each Rosehill raceday.