Australian Track Ratings

We believe that if a thoroughbred racetrack is seriously rain affected it is better to bypass that meeting and look elsewhere.

Ideally we recommend you do not bet on any meeting where the track is worse than a Dead 4.

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Below is a track rating system chart

 Category

 Scale

 Description

 FAST

 1

 A dry hard track

 GOOD

 2

 A firm track

 GOOD

 3

 Ideal track with some give

 DEAD

 4

 Track with give, better side of Dead

 DEAD

 5

 Significant amount of give, worse side of Dead

 SLOW

 6

 A mildly rain affected track, better side of Slow

 SLOW

 7

 Rain affected, worse side of Slow

 HEAVY

 8

 Soft track, just into heavy range

 HEAVY

 9

 Very soft, genuine heavy

 HEAVY

 10

 Very soft and wet, heaviest category


 

Major Australian Raceclubs

Australian Jockey Club: The official website of the Australian Jockey Club. Find upcoming race information, special events at Royal Randwick and Warwick Farm Racecourses

Brisbane Turf Club: Queensland city club for Doomben.

Melbourne Racing Club: Victoria city club for Sandown and Caulfield. Includes local racing information, membership and sponsorship details and link to local racing

Moonee Valley Race Club: Moonee Valley Racing Club Official Home pages which contain thoroughbred racing information within Victoria.

Queensland Turf Club: Home of Eagle Farm racecourse.

South Australian Jockey Club:

South Australia's Metropolitan Racing Club hosting 65 race meetings per year at Morphettville, Cheltenham Park and Victoria Park racecourses

Sydney Turf Club: Information for activities at Rosehill Gardens and Canterbury Park racetracks.

Victoria Racing Club: Melbourne premier club. Administers Flemington, home of the Melbourne Cup. Includes membership benefits and application, racing dates and program

West Australian Turf Club: Perth Racing is Western Australia's premier horse racing club and runs the two magnificent racecourses at Ascot and Belmont Park.

Racenet: Portal where more than 60 Australian race clubs are hosted. Includes newsletter, details of other services and links.

Racing Victoria: Racing Victoria Limited's Official Home which contains all thoroughbred racing information within the Victorian Racing Industry.

Racing NSW: State administrative body and principal club, New South Wales. Includes all racing details, contacts for all clubs and the latest racing news.

Melbourne Track Report: Assessment of every Melbourne city meeting - updated each Saturday.

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