The Western Australian Turf Club (now Perth Racing) has had a proud history of hosting thoroughbred racing in the state for over 150 years
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The Western Australian Turf Club (now operating as Perth Racing) has had a proud history of hosting thoroughbred racing in the state for over 150 years, and runs the two magnificent riverside racecourses of Ascot and Belmont Park, both situated minutes from the city of Perth.
Perth Racing is responsible for the renowned Ascot Summer Racing Carnival and the $1,000,000 Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes, the $500,000 Group 1 Burswood Winterbottom Stakes, the Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic, and the $400,000 Group II BMW-Perth Cup.
Perth Racing’s quality race meetings are also known as a breeding ground for champions.
Northerly, Rogan Josh, Placid Ark, Miss Andretti, Scenic Blast and Hay List are just some of the Champions to have hailed from Ascot racecourse.
Perth Racing Manages two Perth Metropolitan Race Course: Ascot and Belmont Park.