Saturday at The Valley featuring Mitchell McKenzie Stakes

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Saturday,
Aug 24, 2019

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Gate opens 10.50am • First race 12.20pm • Last race 5.20pm

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Stakes Racing returns to The Valley as the Spring Racing Carnival is on our doorstep and the on the track action is starting to hot up! Bring the kid's along too as Hoofa's House will be filled with family entertainment.

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STAKES RACING RETURNS

STAKES RACING RETURNS

The Listed McKenzie Stakes and the Listed Carlyon Stakes highlight the nine race program as the racing action heats up. 

KELLY SPORTS FOR THE KIDS

KELLY SPORTS FOR THE KIDS

The team from Kelly Sports will have a range of interactive games, plus we'll have face painters and even a visit from Hoofa!

THE FOOD TRUCKS ARE ROLLING IN

THE FOOD TRUCKS ARE ROLLING IN

Melbourne's tastiest street food in Wingster's, Chef Calamari and Oh Boy It's A Food Truck will be trackside.  

Private Functions

Private Functions

With stunning trackside views and private function facilities within our historic Grandstand, allow yourself to experience the thrill of racing at The Valley in style.

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Garden Suites

Garden Suites

Summer nights at The Valley just got even better for you and your friends with your very own private suite in the heart of the action!

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  • RACEDAY TIMES

    Gates open: 10.50am

    First race: 12.20pm

    Last race: 5.20pm

    ADMISSION PRICES

    Adults: $10

    Concession: $5*

    Children under 17: FREE (Must be accompanied by an adult)

    *Concession - Can not be pre-purchased and must be brought at the gate with relevant ID on racday. Centrelink Pensioner Card and Tertiary Student Campus ID Card only. (TPI card holders are admitted free).

    • TICKETING INFORMATION

      RACEDAY TIMES

      Gates open: 10.50am

      First race: 12.20pm

      Last race: 5.20pm

      ADMISSION PRICES

      Adults: $10

      Concession: $5*

      Children under 17: FREE (Must be accompanied by an adult)

      *Concession - Can not be pre-purchased and must be brought at the gate with relevant ID on racday. Centrelink Pensioner Card and Tertiary Student Campus ID Card only. (TPI card holders are admitted free).

  • DRESS CODE - TRADITIONAL

    Dress Code only applies if you are accessing the MVRC Members Reserve. A neat casual standard of dress applies in General Admission areas.

    Gentleman

    Gentlemen (including children 13 & over) are required to wear a collar and tie, tailored trousers and either a suit coat, sports coat or blazer.

    NOT PERMITTED: Any variation of runner including boat shoes, 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.

    Women

    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.

    NOT PERMITTED: Any variation of runner including joggers, rubber thongs or any dilapidated footwear. Denim and denim look clothing, jeans, jodhpurs, polo shirts, parkas, windbreakers, tracksuits, jackets including bomber jackets, duffle coats, untailored leather jackets, peaked caps, beanies, sporting guernseys, any clothing revealing excessive bare midriff.

    Download MVRC Dress Standards

    • MEMBERS' DRESS STANDARDS

      DRESS CODE - TRADITIONAL

      Dress Code only applies if you are accessing the MVRC Members Reserve. A neat casual standard of dress applies in General Admission areas.

      Gentleman

      Gentlemen (including children 13 & over) are required to wear a collar and tie, tailored trousers and either a suit coat, sports coat or blazer.

      NOT PERMITTED: Any variation of runner including boat shoes, 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.

      Women

      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.

      NOT PERMITTED: Any variation of runner including joggers, rubber thongs or any dilapidated footwear. Denim and denim look clothing, jeans, jodhpurs, polo shirts, parkas, windbreakers, tracksuits, jackets including bomber jackets, duffle coats, untailored leather jackets, peaked caps, beanies, sporting guernseys, any clothing revealing excessive bare midriff.

      Download MVRC Dress Standards

  • Moonee Valley Racing Club - Gate 1 McPherson Street, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039

    CAR: The Members’ Gate on McPherson Street has now closed indefinitely due to the exciting master plan redevelopment, meaning access to the Moonee Valley Racing Club from McPherson Street is no longer possible. MVRC Members are required to park in the centre car park on a raceday, with a dedicated Members’ area located near the centre turnstiles.

    This will be clearly signed upon entry to the car park, with access available via Gate 7 on Wilson Street or Gate 6 on Dean Street. There will also be several dedicated car park spots via Gate 10 on Thomas Street for those vehicles displaying a disability parking permit. On non-racedays, a designated Member/Visitor Car Park will be located in the Horse Float Car Park near the Main Gate on McPherson Street, with walking access to the administration building.

    Click here to view 'Raceday Map'

    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

    • GETTING TO THE VALLEY

      Moonee Valley Racing Club - Gate 1 McPherson Street, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039

      CAR: The Members’ Gate on McPherson Street has now closed indefinitely due to the exciting master plan redevelopment, meaning access to the Moonee Valley Racing Club from McPherson Street is no longer possible. MVRC Members are required to park in the centre car park on a raceday, with a dedicated Members’ area located near the centre turnstiles.

      This will be clearly signed upon entry to the car park, with access available via Gate 7 on Wilson Street or Gate 6 on Dean Street. There will also be several dedicated car park spots via Gate 10 on Thomas Street for those vehicles displaying a disability parking permit. On non-racedays, a designated Member/Visitor Car Park will be located in the Horse Float Car Park near the Main Gate on McPherson Street, with walking access to the administration building.

      Click here to view 'Raceday Map'

      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