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About the VRC

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has a long and proud history. Located at Australia’s most famous racecourse, the VRC continues to uphold the traditions that have made it Australia’s premier racing club. 

The VRC was established in 1864, when it commenced the management of Flemington Racecourse, and is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the Members of the Club. 

Currently, the VRC has 170 staff. In addition, the Club employs a sizeable event based workforce contingent in order to run 23 racemeetings per season, including the world-renowned Melbourne Cup Carnival. 

Our website has a wide variety of information available on the VRC, however we also recommend that you view our other websites to learn more: