Grafton Races

Grafton Racecourse has long been known as the Randwick of the north due to its rich history and facilities.
The CRJC has one of Australia’s best country racing facilities, with a full pro-ride training track, plastic running rails, and grandstands to die for.

The Track

Grafton racetrack is distinguished by a 400-metre straight, a cambered home bend, and one of the fastest draining surfaces on the north coast.
The Grafton Racecourse has a total track circumference of 1940 metres and a width of around 25 metres. It features 5 chutes at 2350 metres, 1700 metres, 1200 metres, 1100 metres, and 1000 metres.


Grafton Races

Most Famous Race Held At Grafton

The $200,000 Westlawn Finance Grafton Cup is the most prominent race event at Grafton, attracting crowds from across the region. The gates to the racecourse open at 10:30 am, and visitors can take advantage of the buses running to and from the venue. Live music on the Westlawn adds to the ambience of the occasion, making it Grafton’s most significant social event.


The Last Five Winning Horses

  • 14 Jul 2022 ARAPAHO (FR)
  • 08 Jul 2021 PURRFECT DEAL (AUS)
  • 09 Jul 2020 SIXTIES GROOVE (IRE)
  • 11 Jul 2019 SACRED DAY (NZ)
  • 12 Jul 2018 FIRST CRUSH (AUS)



284 Powell St, Grafton NSW 2460


(02) 6642 2566

Directions To The Track