2020 Lunar New Year powered by Alinta Energy
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Friday,
Jan 31, 2020

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Gate opens 5.15pm • First race 6.30pm • Last race 10.00pm

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恭喜发财
It’s time to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat at The Valley!

The Moonee Valley Racing Club will celebrate this auspicious occasion in all its glory with FREE ENTRY at the gate and a cultural feast for the eyes with live entertainment including Lion and Dragon dancers, fan dancers, acrobatics, music, Melbourne’s leading Asian inspired food trucks and eight exciting races, with the feature race on the night called in Mandarin by racecaller Jamie Pi. 

#爱山谷#LoveTheValley

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$55 - $130

Members' Jockey Bar

The Members’ Jockey Bar offers a first-class dining experience with views overlooking the racecourse, city skyline and mounting yard.

SOLD OUT

$130 - $140

Dining Box

Experience a new level of raceday luxury with an indulgent five course degustation menu and unrivalled views from our premium Dining Box location.

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$50 - $135

Valley Social

New in 2019, offering grazing platters and panoramic racecourse views for the perfect mix and mingle raceday experience.

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$75

Value Pack

Back your first winner and save with a Value Pack. It’s a combination of everything you need for a day at the races at one discounted price.

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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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Mandarin racecaller and racebook

Mandarin racecaller and racebook

Get into the Lunar New Year spirit with Mandarin racecaller Jamie Pi on course and Mandarin racebooks available for $5 each.

Themed Entertainment

Themed Entertainment

All corners of the racecourse will be alive with themed entertainment from Dragon and Lion performances, live entertainment and more!

The Pink Garden

The Pink Garden

Presented by Gordon's Premium Pink Gin, the Pink Garden with its trackside location, pink floral decor, cushioned seating and Gordon's Pink Bar, is definitely the place to be this Friday night.

Food Trucks Galore

Food Trucks Galore

Home to Melbourne's leading food trucks, there will be plenty of Asian themed fare to indulge in on the night.

Kids' Activities

Kids' Activities

The adults won't be the only ones entertained with interactive kids activities present on-course.

Racecourse Address
1 McPherson St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Parking
FREE parking is located at the in-field via Dean street or Wilson St, turning towards the race-course before the Citylink.

By Train
Craigieburn line too Moonee Ponds

By Tram
Tram 59 to the Moonee Ponds Junction

By Bus
483, 477, 476 or the 508 to the Moonee Ponds Interchange

 

*For further details please see "Getting to The Valley" below

  • RACEDAY TIMES

    Gates open: 5.15pm

    First race: 6.30pm

    Last race: 10.00pm

    ADMISSION PRICES

    Adults and Concession: FREE 

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

    • TICKETING INFORMATION

      RACEDAY TIMES

      Gates open: 5.15pm

      First race: 6.30pm

      Last race: 10.00pm

      ADMISSION PRICES

      Adults and Concession: FREE 

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

  • DRESS CODE - RELAXED

    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 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.

    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 - RELAXED

      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 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.

      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