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Royal Randwick Racecourse

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77 - 97 Alison Rd, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
+61 2 9663 8400
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Great venue

First time visitor to Randwick and was really impressed....fantasic layout. Very clean and... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
551carmelw
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Wangaratta
Busy but fun for all

Crowds made entry a bit slow but Royal Randwick is so iconic it is worth a visit at least once in... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
1stimetraveller
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Yass, Australia
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Royal Randwick is the jewel in the crown of Sydney racing. A compelling theatre of sport, culture, fashion and cuisine, racing’s premier playground will entertain you with the extraordinary. Situated minutes from the CBD and in close proximity to the airport, Royal Randwick can be found in Sydney’s eastern suburbs where the ‘Sport of Kings’ is celebrated all year round. Particularly coming to life during The Spring and Sydney Carnivals. Royal Randwick is the proud home to the world’s richest 2000m turf race, the $4million Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, and the World’s richest turf race, the $10million The Everest. The venue sets a world-class standard in racing and hospitality, enriched by over 35 bars and restaurants, reserved dining establishments and cutting edge facilities for members and racegoers alike. As Australia’s longest standing racing venue, Royal Randwick has helped shape and been a part of Australian culture for over 150 years.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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77 - 97 Alison Rd, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
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+61 2 9663 8400
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

First time visitor to Randwick and was really impressed....fantasic layout. Very clean and accessible. Members area was extremely comfortable. Loved the "theatre of horses"

Thank 551carmelw
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Crowds made entry a bit slow but Royal Randwick is so iconic it is worth a visit at least once in your life.More

Thank 1stimetraveller
Ben H, Director of Sales at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi There, Thank you for your feedback here on TripAdvisor. Yes unfortunately at any major sporting event it can be a little painful getting in, always a challenge to manage the big crowds. But on the flip side it is great to see that many...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

My first visit to Randwick was the Summer Cup in 1969. Became a member and have spent many carnival days watching some champions race. Gave up my membership when they encouraged Princess's to come to the track. It became a bit of a scene ....More

1  Thank Seeujim
Reviewed 11 April 2017

went to the course for the first time on the 25th feb prior to traveling overseas the next day, found the facilities very good and whilst is was a miserable day weather wise we were very comfortable. one low point and that is the fact...More

1  Thank boxhead001
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I attended Royal Randwick for the first day of the Championships and was super excited to have a runner in the Derby. The Theatre of the Horse is brilliant and the facilities are great. That being said a massive on pace bias where anywhere off...More

Thank Nebuliza
Ben H, Director of Sales at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback here on TripAdvisor. It's always an exciting time when you have a runner in one of the feature races, so well done in that regard! Appreciate the sentiment in regards to track bias,...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Had a brother and father day out on a busy Saturday and I was not disappointed! Bus was easy to catch from Central and dropped straight at the gate, entry price was a bit up there ($35) but apparently the big day's you pay a...More

Thank leenazza
Ben H, Director of Sales at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to provide your positive feedback here on TripAdvisor. It's always a logistical challenge on the really big days to ensure everything goes smoothly and that lines/waiting times are kept to a minimum, so really happy to hear...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Been to Randwick on two occasions now from Perth and enjoyed the experience. Easy to get to, theatre of the horse mounting yard is picturesque and grandstands have great views. Taxi ramp on exit is well organisedMore

Thank 505John
Ben H, Director of Sales at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on tripadvisor. The Theatre of the Horse is quite unique and a great spectacle, you should have seen it on the Monday that Winx ran! We appreciate your feedback and are thrilled...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017

I have experienced Royal Randwick from almost every angle, corporate function, Members reserve and general public entry. Go in with the right mindset and you'll have a great afternoon, if you also manage to make a few dollars, it's an added bonus!

Thank Andrew F
Ben H, Director of Sales at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hello Andrew Thank you for taking the time to write a review here on tripadvisor. Extremely grateful for your positive feedback, and I hope that each time you've visited us that you have experienced that little added bonus! Kindest regards, Ben & the ATC.

Reviewed 2 January 2017

An Opportunity to dress up, share champagne and good times with friends. A beautiful setting and wonderful amenitiesMore

1  Thank WanderingWoollies
Management response:Responded 3 January 2017

Thank you for positive feedback here on tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the champagne and the good times, and our tracks and maintenance team always love to hear that the venue is looking pristine. Looking forward to your next visit with...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had a fab day out at International race day on boxing day. Free entry to those with international passports. Lots of space and plenty of chairs. Drinks reasonable prices. Great views from the balcony!More

1  Thank Terri1990
Management response:Responded 3 January 2017

Dear Terri Thank you very much for your kind words here on tripadvisor, we love hearing our guests had a great day and enjoyed the facilities at Royal Randwick. Hopefully you had a win on the horses to top it off and we look forward...More

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