RACECOURSE TRACK MAP
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The Ararat Club held it's first
race meeting in 1857.
The main meeting race
meeting each year is the Ararat Gold Cup held on the Sunday after
Melbourne Cup each year in November.
The track has a 2000
metre circumference and the home straight is 350 metres long and
allows all horses to have an even chance of winning.
In 1998 the newly formed Wimmera
Racing Club assumed control of racing at Ararat Racecourse with
a view to ensuring the long-term survival of the historic course.