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Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

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Owned by  Australian Turf Club
Notable races  Golden Slipper Stakes
Phone  +61 1300 729 668
Date opened  1885
Opened  1885
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Location  Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Address  James Ruse Dr, Rosehill NSW 2142, Australia
Similar  Warwick Farm Racecourse, Canterbury Park Racecourse, Moonee Valley Racecourse, St Patrick's Cathedral - Parramatta, Sydney Olympic Park

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The Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is located in the Western Sydney suburb of Rosehill, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It operated by the Australian Turf Club. Rosehill holds horse races for thoroughbred gallopers on a grass surface. It is one of the two premier racecourses in Sydney, the other one being Randwick Racecourse. One of the main events held at Rosehill is the Golden Slipper race for two-year-olds. The track has a circumference of 2,048 metres (6,719 ft) with a home straight of 408 metres (1,339 ft).

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The racecourse is served by trains on the Carlingford line stopping at Rosehill station.

History

John Bennett purchased a large section of Rosehill to construct a racecourse and recreation area. Construction started in 1883 and was completed in April 1885 for a grand total of £12,000. Bennett constructed a private railway line connecting the racecourse to the main line located at Clyde which opened on 17 November 1888.

From 1943 Rosehill Gardens Racecourse was managed by the Sydney Turf Club and remained so until 2011 when the Sydney Turf Club and Australian Jockey Club combined to become the Australian Turf Club. The Australian Turf Club are the current owners and operators of Rosehill Gardens Racecourse.

Races

The following is a list of Group races which are run at Rosehill Racecourse.

References

Rosehill Gardens Racecourse Wikipedia


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