Racing at Wyong Race Club
Raceday at Wyong Race Club is guaranteed to offer up plenty of adrenaline fuelled horse racing fun. If you are looking for information about Wyong races today, or are interested in upcoming horse races to attend, you won’t be disappointed with what’s on offer.
Ladies, bring your races outfit and be a part of action-packed feature race days.
Plan a fun-filled family day, or a day out with friends, packed with entertainment. Don your finest glad rags and enjoy a spectacular day in style at the Wyong races this year.
If you are coming to the races and need somewhere convenient to overnight, then why not consider staying at the Mercure Kooindah Waters which is less than 5 minutes from the Race Club.
“A wonderful carnival of merrymaking, drinking, feasting and dancing”
– William B. Woodbury, Wyong Race Club’s first secretary
Today, Wyong Race Club offers provincial thoroughbred horse racing across 22 annual race days. We’re also one of the Central Coast’s leading function centres, hosting sponsored and fundraising events, galas, business meetings, trade expos, weddings, school formals and more. Would you believe our story began in a small, rural paddock?
First simple course built in a paddock in West Wyong. Horses would also race at Blue Gum Flats, between Kangy Angy and Lisarow.
Wyong railway line opens
Significant expansion and development of Sydney to Newcastle railway line
Wyong population: 200 and a second, smoother track built near Tuggerah Lake. First meeting of Wyong Jockey Club in January. Trains travelled exclusively to Wyong from Sydney and Newcastle to catch the races and punters queued for hours to take a punt across the river
Third course built north of the second by Bill Smith, but prone to flooding and drainage issues.
Wyong township’s leading local saw miller, George Goldsmith, designed and constructed a lightning-fast racecourse for the community. Goldsmith used sawdust from his very own mill to line the track and the track considered damaging for the horses.
1939 – 1945
1939 – 1945
WWII saw complete closure of the track at Wyong.
Wyong township track re-opens to the community.
Wyong Shire officially created.
New grandstand construction underway.
Wyong District Agricultural Society changed its name by resolution to “Wyong Race Club”
Paul Levick Stand replaces 1950s grandstand in August.
Horse Racing TRACK RECORDS
Below you will find the horse racing track records set at Wyong Race Club. Home to some of the greatest horse racing fixtures on the Central Coast throughout the year, our track records showcase some of the finest achievements and records set on our grounds.
Track records are a great way to compare benchmarks of the top-performing horses who have run at Wyong Race Club. Our horse racing track records span back more than 30 years and highlight some of the most impressive horse racing track records set on the racecourse.
Learn more about which horses made a lasting impact on the racetrack. Check out the distance run, the time set and other relevant information that helped them stand out from the crowd. Who knows, the next horse racing track record to be made might happen on your next visit.
|1000m||Watch The Magic||20/02/2011||0.55.53||Good|
|2100m||Lord Hybrow (NZ)||30/08/1989||2.07.07||Fast|