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Gate opens 5.30pm • First race 6.30pm • Last race 10.00pm

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Attendees are required to pre-book a seated ticket

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We are delighted to welcome back our Members, Partners and Racegoers for our Summer Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights series.

There are a range of packages and tickets available to pre-book including dining, reserved tables and seated general admission. Details below.

To deliver a COVID-Safe experience, pre-bookings and allocation of a seat are currently required for all dining, packages and general admission. Movement around the course must be kept to a minimum and racegoers must bring a mask to wear when inside or when you can't socially distance (when eating or drinking).
Full details can be found at the bottom of this page. 

For bookings or enquires, please call us at 1300 843 825 or click on a package enquiry button below, complete the form and our Customer Service Team will contact you directly.

We look forward to welcoming you and your friends.

#LoveTheValley

*Updated Tuesday 12 Jan

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Who is permitted to book an on-course package?

Members, Member Guests, Partners, and all Racegoers will be able to pre-book into one of the packages to attend racing at The Valley. Racegoers that have not pre-booked will not be able to access the course.

You will need to provide the names and mobile number of all in your party at time of booking. MVRC Members’ will be given priority to register or book for a package of their choice (capacity dependent). 

 
Can I buy a daily guest pass for a non-member?
Members’ are permitted to buy Daily Guest Passes for non-members.
Can I book for other MVRC Members?
Yes, you can. If you book as one group, we will endeavour to sit you all together on the same table.
Can I share a table with other members?
If you would like to sit with others please organise with your fellow members and book your package together.
If we book with others can we pay individually?
No, all bookings must be paid in full.
Do I have to pre-book to come on course?
Yes, you do. Unless you have pre-booked a package or seated general admission, you will not be permitted to enter the racecourse.
What do I need to do for contact tracing purposes?

Shortly after making your booking, you will need to provide the names and mobile numbers of all in your party. All patrons, staff and contractors are also required to “sign in” via the QR code at each entry point of the racecourse. These measures will assist contact tracers should there be a requirement to act. All contract tracing data will be deleted after 28 days.

CONTACT TRACING FORM

Can I move around the racecourse to catch up with friends or to go to see my horse?

Unfortunately, as per Government guidelines, there are only four permissible reasons for you to leave your seating during a race meeting:

  • Purchasing food and beverages
  • Accessing amenities
  • Placing a bet
  • To exit the venue (using same point as entry)
I haven’t renewed my 2021 MVRC Membership yet. Does this matter?
Member’s will be able to use their 2019/20 Membership cards on Friday 15 January to access the course but will not be valid after this date.  Member’s that have yet to renew, will not be entitled to Race for Award Points.  Membership can be renewed online at www.thevalley.com.au or phoning Customer Service on 1300 843 825 
Can I bring in my own food?
 Unfortunately, we can’t permit members to bring their own food on course at this point in time.
Are there Betting facilities open and available on course?

Yes, there will be a limited number of TAB facilities on course, as well as a small selection of bookmakers.

My table doesn’t have a view of the course. Where can I watch the races from?
All those guests who book a table without track views will be allocated a grandstand seat so they can watch the races.
Is The Valley COVID Safe?
Yes. We are following all Government and Racing Industry protocols. You will be required to supply all your contact tracing information and those of your guests to gain entry to the racecourse.
Do I need to wear a mask?
As per the current government protocols, a mask must now be always worn when indoors (unless eating or drinking) and when you cannot socially distance in all other circumstances. The Valley require all racegoers to bring and wear masks as required as a condition of entry.
What is the Dress Code?
The relaxed Summer dress code will be required for the Members’ Reserve areas.
Is there a time limit on how long I can stay on course?
No there is not. You’ll be able to stay on course until the venue closes.

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

  • Adobe Please view our COVID-19 Conditions of Entry

    RACEDAY TIMES

    Gates open: 5.15pm

    First race: 6.30pm

    Last race: 10.00pm

    OWNERS

    If you are an owner, please check your acceptances email from Racing Victoria.

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE OWNERS INFORMATION

     

    COVID-19 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RACEGOERS  

    An update from the Moonee Valley Racing Club on Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
    Current @ 7, January 2021 

    The Valley is delighted to welcome back our Members, Member Guests, Partners and Racegoers for our Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights race meetings on Friday, 15 January and the feature Australia Stakes on Friday, 22 January. 

    There is a range of packages available to pre-book including dining, reserved tables and seated general admission that are detailed on our website, and we hope you and your friends can join us.  

    The Moonee Valley Racing Club continues to work closely with the Victorian Government and Racing Victoria to work within the required protocols and provide a safe environment for everyone attending The Valley. This page will serve as an information hub for racegoers, which we will update regularly as latest information relevant to members, partners, industry participants and the wider public comes to hand. If you require specific information, please contact our Customer Service Team by emailing customerservice@mvrc.net.au

    UPDATED MASK REQUIREMENTS

    As per the current government protocols, a mask must now be always worn when indoors (unless eating or drinking) and when you cannot socially distance in all other circumstances. The Valley require all racegoers to bring and wear masks as required as a condition of entry.  

    A COVIDSAFE RACE MEETING

    The Victorian Government require Racing Clubs to operate health and safety protocols. This means that your race day experience may be different to what you are used to. Please note the following protocols that will be in place as well as refer to the description of each package before making your reservation: 

    • You must remain in the area you have reserved ONLY, there will be no access to other areas of the racecourse 
    • You must remain at your table or seat at all times, unless ordering food or drink, using the bathrooms, smoking area or using TAB facilities or Bookmaker facilities
    • You must not attend if you are feeling unwell 
    • You must bring a mask with you and wear it all times when indoors 
    • You must ensure social distancing (1.5m) is always practiced
    • You must use safe hygiene practices – hand sanitiser is provided in common areas 
    • You are encouraged to download and enable the Australian Government’s  COVIDSafe App

    PRE-BOOKINGS AND REGISTRATIONS

    Members, Member Guests, Partners, and all Racegoers will need to pre-book into one of the products to attend racing at The Valley. Racegoers that have not pre-booked will not be able to access the course. 

    You will need to provide the names and mobile number of all in your party at time of booking. 

    • ATTENDANCE & COVID-Safe INFORMATION

      Adobe Please view our COVID-19 Conditions of Entry

      RACEDAY TIMES

      Gates open: 5.15pm

      First race: 6.30pm

      Last race: 10.00pm

      OWNERS

      If you are an owner, please check your acceptances email from Racing Victoria.

      CLICK HERE FOR MORE OWNERS INFORMATION

       

      COVID-19 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RACEGOERS  

      An update from the Moonee Valley Racing Club on Coronavirus (COVID-19) 
      Current @ 7, January 2021 

      The Valley is delighted to welcome back our Members, Member Guests, Partners and Racegoers for our Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights race meetings on Friday, 15 January and the feature Australia Stakes on Friday, 22 January. 

      There is a range of packages available to pre-book including dining, reserved tables and seated general admission that are detailed on our website, and we hope you and your friends can join us.  

      The Moonee Valley Racing Club continues to work closely with the Victorian Government and Racing Victoria to work within the required protocols and provide a safe environment for everyone attending The Valley. This page will serve as an information hub for racegoers, which we will update regularly as latest information relevant to members, partners, industry participants and the wider public comes to hand. If you require specific information, please contact our Customer Service Team by emailing customerservice@mvrc.net.au

      UPDATED MASK REQUIREMENTS

      As per the current government protocols, a mask must now be always worn when indoors (unless eating or drinking) and when you cannot socially distance in all other circumstances. The Valley require all racegoers to bring and wear masks as required as a condition of entry.  

      A COVIDSAFE RACE MEETING

      The Victorian Government require Racing Clubs to operate health and safety protocols. This means that your race day experience may be different to what you are used to. Please note the following protocols that will be in place as well as refer to the description of each package before making your reservation: 

      • You must remain in the area you have reserved ONLY, there will be no access to other areas of the racecourse 
      • You must remain at your table or seat at all times, unless ordering food or drink, using the bathrooms, smoking area or using TAB facilities or Bookmaker facilities
      • You must not attend if you are feeling unwell 
      • You must bring a mask with you and wear it all times when indoors 
      • You must ensure social distancing (1.5m) is always practiced
      • You must use safe hygiene practices – hand sanitiser is provided in common areas 
      • You are encouraged to download and enable the Australian Government’s  COVIDSafe App

      PRE-BOOKINGS AND REGISTRATIONS

      Members, Member Guests, Partners, and all Racegoers will need to pre-book into one of the products to attend racing at The Valley. Racegoers that have not pre-booked will not be able to access the course. 

      You will need to provide the names and mobile number of all in your party at time of booking. 

  • 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