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






 A dry hard track



 A firm track



 Ideal track with some give



 Track with give, better side of Dead



 Significant amount of give, worse side of Dead



 A mildly rain affected track, better side of Slow



 Rain affected, worse side of Slow



 Soft track, just into heavy range



 Very soft, genuine heavy



 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.