Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights turns a shade of green as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We're teaming up with Melbourne’s best Irish Pub, P.J. O’Brien’s, come out and enjoy a massive pop-up Irish Pub with the Guinness flowing plus the Group 2 Crown Resorts Alister Clark Stakes.
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.
Get a head start on the 2019/20 season!
Grab yourself a Value Pack and sort out your racecourse admission, three beverages and a food voucher.
Come celebrate St Paddy's Day with Melbourne's best Irish Pub, P.J. O'Brien's!
The Guinness will be flowing and the pop-up pub will be the place to be on the main lawn with plenty of Irish fun to be had.
The Group 2 feature event is sure to be a great race with recent winners including Cliffs Edge, Tally and Casino Prince.
Valley favourites Phil Ceberano and Russell Robertson will be playing your favourite tunes from the main stage,
Gecko Sports will bring the kids zone to life with interactive games to make sure the kids have a fun night out.
Nobody is leaving hungry with a range of Melbourne's leading food trucks to choose from on course.
The Fox 101.9FM Black Thunder's will be trackside pumping all the latest radio beats with giveaways.
Grab a Winx Carlton Draught can for just $5 on Friday night and you could win yourself a Fisher and Paykel Bar Fridge filled with beer!
The chosen Cheering for Charity horse will be racing to raise money much needed funds for the Make A Wish Foundation.
If you're a Ladbrokes member, come visit The Valley's newest home for any sports lover overlooking all the racetrack action.
Save up to 75% on Merchandise Items in a everything must go sale in the Dulcify Room on Friday night.
Simply register at the Information Booth and show your keys and you will receive FREE soft drink all night long.
$110 per person
Experience the excitement from the heart of the action and soak up the all that is good about Friday night racing, live music and great company from your own private suite!
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.
* Weather policy: In the event of strong winds, heavy rain, hail, lightning, hot weather being prevalent, activities may be cancelled or amended.