Seymour Racecourse is situated in the heart of Victoria Thoroughbred country and as a result they have a massive involvement in the horse racing industry.
The town of Seymour is about 100km from Melbourne, directly north of the city centre along the Hume Highway.
Highlighting just how important the area surrounding Seymour is for the industry is the number of stud farms operating in the area with Darley, Swettenham and Chatswood just some of the multimillion dollar operations located in the town.
It’s no surprise then that the racing at Seymour Racecourse is top notch with quality fields and big representation.
The Seymour Racing Club comes together around 20 times a year to host a race day and they’re hugely proud of the long tradition the club has in running successful events.
At no time is this feeling more prominent than during their feature races, both the Seymour Cup in October and the Seymour Vase in August.
The track itself measures 1800m in circumference with a home straight of 380m.
Seymour Racecourse has eight different race distances starting from the 1000m right through to the 2200m.
The surface is a sandy loam providing an all weather grass track all year round.
The track is 20m wide catering for fields of 14 up to the 1300m and 15 beyond that.