Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights turns a shade of green as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early at The Valley. Working in partnership with Melbourne’s best Irish Pub, PJ O’Brien’s, come out and enjoy a massive pop-up Irish Pub on the lawn with the Guinness flowing. With eight quality races headlined by the Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes, come and enjoy all the action along with live beer garden entertainment, food trucks and kid’s activities!
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.
Enjoy a Summer of racing and exclusive Member benefits at The Valley.
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!
Nobody is leaving hungry with a range of Melbourne's best food trucks to choose from on course.
Study the form as much as possible but you won’t find a bigger winner than this! It’s your entry, two drinks, a food voucher plus a drink at MV Legends or Junction Club for just $45!
If you're a Ladbrokes member, come visit The Valley's newest home for any sports lover overlooking all the racetrack action.
Visit the Merchandise Store and check out the latest range of Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival and Winx wear.
Simply register at the Information Booth and show your keys and you will receive FREE soft drink all night long.
With stunning trackside views and private function facilities within our historic Grandstand, allow yourself to experience thrill of racing at The Valley in style.
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.