Warwick Farm racecourse is situated near the City of Sydney in New South Wales. The course was owned by Edwin Oatley who passed it to his sons Cecil and Percy when he died in 1920. It is described as a friendly course and renowned for its picnic atmosphere.

Randwick pass.JPG (20381 bytes) Percy was the Secretary of the Warwick Farm Racing Club from 1906 until 1914. When First World War hostilities began the course was used by the military.


It hosts 3 Group Races each year, all of them Group 2. The first two, run in March are the AJC Challenge Stakes over 1000 metres, and the second the Surround Stakes for 3 year old fillies over 1400 metres.

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  Later in the year it hosts the Warwick Stakes run over 1400 metres. The race was first run at the course in 1923 when won by Sunburst. The last occasion it was run at the track was in 2002 when Defier was triumphant. The race then transferred to Randwick.

Thanks to Sue Hutchison for providing details and the logo.

If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email johnslusar@fsmail.net