The Valley is turning green to celebrate St Paddy's Day! Get among the Irish entertainment including musical and dance acts.
On the track, the highlight of the night is the Group 2 Hacer Group Alister Clark Stakes for the three-year-old's over the Ladbrokes Cox Plate distance. So get the whole family together and celebrate St Patrick’s Day Eve in style at The Valley!
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. Included a ticket into the course, a food voucher and three drink vouchers all for one great price.
Get a head start on your membership and enjoy the rest of this season plus 2018/19 - including the Ladbrokes Cox Plate Carnival.
The Valley is turning green to celebrate St Paddy's Day and the Beer Garden will be the place to be!
With Ceilidh Rougues taking centre stage with your favourite Irish tunes and McAleer Irish Dancers providing entertainment between races, it's the perfect celebrationon the eve of St Patrick's Day.
The St Paddy's Day theme rolls into our Beer Garden music with Ceilidh Rogues taking over for the evening with an Irish band taking centre stage.
Watch the video to get the feel for all the excitement this Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights season and what your instore for.
Racing on the track is highlighted by the Group 2 Hacer Group Alister Clark Stakes run over the Ladbrokes Cox Plate distance of 2040 metres.
Welcome the McAleer Irish Dancers who will be sure to please with their school of talented performers.
Nothing shows your Irish spirit more than dressing up in your favourite shade of green.
Happy Camper Pizza, Bigger Than Texas and Road Runner Fried Chicken are all pulling in to serve up delicious food.
Bring the little one's along to get into the Irish cheer with Kelly Sports activities on the North Hill.
Drop by the Merchandise Store, opposite the Information Booth, and get 2x FREE tickets to William Reid Stakes night when purchasing a jacket.
Be amongst the action with your group of friends and enquire about our private Garden Suites.
Gates Open - 5.15pm
First Race - 6.30pm
Adults - $10
Concession - $5*
Value Pack - $45
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.