Bunbury Racecourse is located in the town of Bunbury in Western Australia. Situated 175 kilometres south of Perth, Bunbury Racecourse is operated by the Bunbury Turf Club. The Bunbury Turf Club is home to a number of high quality gallopers and is one of the top provincial clubs in Western Australia.
There are 20 race meetings that take place at Bunbury Racecourse during their racing season, which runs from late October until mid-April each year. Bunbury Racecourse is home to a number of feature races including the $50,000 AHA Cup in March and the richest 3yo provincial race in the state, the $95,000 South West Breeders Plate.
The richest provincial race in the state, the $95,000 South West Breeders Patrons Plate, also takes place at Bunbury Racecourse. However, the track’s richest race is the $130,000 Swan XXXX Gold Bunbury Cup, which takes place annually in March.
As well as hosting race meets, the Bunbury Racecourse is also a renowned training facility. There are over 60 trainers registered at Bunbury alone that are able to take advantage of the year round training complex that consists of both fast-work and slow-work sand and grass tracks.
1999 Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh is one of many champion horses to have been trained at Bunbury Racecourse.
The track provides patrons with facilities such as air-conditioned indoor lounges and bars, as well as ample shaded outdoor viewing areas.
Bunbury Racecourse has a track circumference of 1,796 metres and a final straight that is 348 metres long.