Summer is well and truly upon us and with Christmas now just days away, come and enjoy a day at the races with family, friends and colleagues. Bring the kids along to meet Santa and enjoy plenty of Gecko Sports activities and enjoy a night of racing and entertainment.
Gates Open: 5.15pm- First Race: 6.30pm
The best way to get up close with all the racing action from the main lawn and Beer Garden.
Enjoy raceday hospitality in one of our fine restaurants with views that have food to match.
Back your first winner and save with a value pack that includes entry, three beverages and a food voucher.
For only $99, you can see out the racing season with all the benefits of a Full or Young Member.
Panoramic racecourse views and modern private function facilities within the Grandstand will allow you to entertain your guests in style.
Each room offers a private bar, TAB facilities and a guaranteed night of fun this Christmas.
Package includes choice of sit-down or cocktail menu, beverage package, waiter service, free parking and more.
Enjoy the thrill of festive night racing with a 3-course meal, beverage package and live band!
Enjoy refreshing Pimm's and Melbourne's best pizzas in a trackside marquee close to the Winning Post! Minimum booking of 10 people.
Cheer home a winner in your own private garden area in the Sunline Suite! Guests will be treated to their own private DJ and a delicious cocktail menu.
Indulge in one of The Valley's fines dining rooms, offering stunning racecourse views and a gourmet dining experience to match. Minimum booking of 10 people.
Nobody is leaving hungry with a range of Melbourne's best food trucks to choose from on course.
Taking a break from the North Pole, Santa Clause will be roaming The Valley with Christmas cheer.
Donate to those in need this Christmas by visiting Santa's Workship and supporting the Helping Hands Mission and The Smith Family.
December is here and the Summer Beer Garden is set to come alive!
Bring the kids along too who will enjoy plenty of fun and interactive Christmas games.
If you're a Ladbrokes member, come visit The Valley's newest home for any sports lover overlooking all the racetrack action.
Battlestar Acoustica will be playing live in the beer garden all night long to your favourite tunes.
Visit our Master Plan Information Stand in the Octagonal Lounge entrance and find out more about The Valley of Tomorrow.
Visit the Merchandise Store and check out the latest range of Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival and Winx wear. We'll even wrap it for free.
Members, be the first 100 to visit the Information Booth and stand a chance to win a Velencia Trifle Bowl from Salt&Pepper Homewares!
Simply register at the Information Booth and show your keys and you will receive FREE soft drink all night long.
Grab your copy of the Winx Book ($40) and the Peter Moody Biography ($35) or together for the perfect gift for just $50 - we'll even wrap it for you!
Your chance to win $1,000 by guessing the closest time in the Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge.
Gates Open - 5.15pm
First Race - 6.30pm
Adults - $10
Concession - $5*
Children under 17 - FREE (Must be accompanied by an adult)
*Concession - Centrelink Pensioner Card and Tertiary Student Campus ID Card only. (TPI card holders are admitted free).
Car - The Centre Car Park is located in the centre of the race track. Entry is from Dean Street or Wilson Street near the freeway via gates 6 or 7. Members' parking via Gate 1 on McPherson St. Public can enter the centre parking via Wilson St Gate 7. Train - Craigieburn line from Flinders St Station, stops at Moonee Ponds. MVRC is a 10 minute walk down Puckle Street.Tram - No.59 tram from Elizabeth St arrives directly at Moonee Ponds junction. MVRC main entrance is a 200m walk.Taxis - Taxis can be located after the races on McPherson Street. There is also a designated Taxi rank on the corner of Mt Alexander Road and Pascoe Vale Road.
Relaxed: Gentlemen (including children 13 & over) are required to wear a collared shirt (polo shirts not permitted) with tailored trousers or chinos. No tie is required, and suit coat, sports coat or blazer is optional. Dress shoes or leather boat shoes must be worn.
Not Permitted: Any variation of runner including joggers, sandals, thongs or any dilapidated footwear. Denim and denim-look clothing, jeans, jodhpurs, shorts, shirts without a collar, polo shirts, parkas, windbreakers, tracksuits, jackets including bomber jackets, duffle coats, untailored leather jackets, peaked caps, beanies, pullovers or cardigans without a jacket, sporting guernseys.
MVRC is a progressive club and has adapted it’s dress code to suit current fashion trends. Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard of dress in keeping with the distinction of the Members’ Reserve.