"COUNTRY RACING CLOSE TO THE CITY"
Wine Country Race Club is located at Cessnock Racecourse just minutes from Cessnock City Centre.
With some of the best country racedays on the calendar, a day in the Valley at Cessnock races is always enjoyable.
Purchased by Newcastle Jockey Club in 1981 Cessnock racecourse has enjoyed a long and proud history. Newcastle Jockey Club renamed the course in 2002 as "Wine Country Race Club".
Racing 12 times a year the WCRC has a number of outstanding feature days.
Anzac Day - A popular event for gathering with mates and friends to reminisce over a bet and an ale or two.
Tooheys New Cessnock Cup - As a long time sponsor of metropolitan and country racing, Tooheys continue to support the Cessnock racing industry. This meeting is generally held in the first half of the year.
Wine Country Festival Race Day - Incorporating Jungle Juice Cup - This outstanding day is held on the first Tuesday in July. Many groups bring picnic style foods and claim a section of the huge lawn for their group to enjoy the day.
Reserve your trackside seat now, for only $35 per person it includes racecourse entry, racebook and trackside reserved table and chairs with a market umbrella (minimum 4 guests)
Picnic style food is allowed to be brought in on the day.
With the day usually during school holidays - 2013 will see an exciting fresh look for the day with children's entertainment and Fashions on the Field being conducted.
Major sponsor in 2013 is Cessnock Supporters Club.
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