Records show that racing has taken place in
|The course is rich in facilities and can house a crowd in excess of 120,000 spread throughout 3 main grandstands. It hosts at least 14 Group One races including the Australian Cup run in March over 2000 metres, and the Victoria Derby and Oaks, each run in November over 2500 metres.|
The Victoria Derby was first run in 1855 when it was won by Rose of May. The latest 2008 winner was Rebel Raider.
|Also run in November over 3200 metres is the Melbourne Cup which was first competed for in 1861 when won by the J. Cutts ridden Archer. The same combination won the second running of it. The latest race, run in 2008, was won by Viewed ridden by Blake Shinn.|
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