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Canterbury Park Racecourse

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it was a last minute decision to go to The Friday Night Racing and I am so glad we did, what a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Fantastic Night Racing

A great place on a Friday night in summer. Free entry, food market, plenty of races, nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tamsin H
Sydney, Australia
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No venue takes you closer to the action in Sydney racing than Canterbury Park. Renowned for having one of the premier racing surfaces in Australia, this is where you have the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with a world leading sport...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
King Street, Canterbury, New South Wales 2193, Australia
+61 2 8622 6782
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a last minute decision to go to The Friday Night Racing and I am so glad we did, what a great atmosphere. From the food stalls to the races everything Just worked. We were spoilt with Choice with all the delicious food and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place on a Friday night in summer. Free entry, food market, plenty of races, nice facilities and a lovely setting make for a fantastic evening. Love coming here over the summer.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tamsin H
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great atmosphere at the night meeting with food stalls and kids entertainment. We had a ball. Track is just right not too big and not too small. Beautiful track and gardens. We like it better than Randwick.More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank p c
Katherine J, Marketing Coordinator at Canterbury Park Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi p c, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. We believe that Canterbury Summer Night Racing series is the perfect night out for everyone, whether it is a night out with the family with free children's entertainment, or simply a social night out...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great venue for watching races as the track is small and always close to the action with a great parade ring for pre race viewing of horses. Most of the catering staff are really friendly and helpful and the food selection is quite adequate ,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank hijinx474
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Had a great arvo,as usual at this track.You can get close to the action,the tote staff are frieindly,the staff at the food outlet are a bit off ,though. But all in all its a great track to enjoy an afternoon at the races

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 641clivew
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I enjoy my visits to Canterbury Racecourse but feel that it's in desperate need of funds from the ATC to refurbish and bring the grandstand up to scratch. Facilities are basic and member facilities in particular are poor.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank TonyA809
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I have been to here during the day and also at night. Always have a fantastic time trying to back a winner with my friends. As good as it is during the day,night racing is even more enjoyable. It doesn't get the crowds that the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Theshadow58
Reviewed 12 May 2016

A great place for racing on Wednesday, Friday nights in summer and the occasional Saturday. Close to the action with a pleasant outdoor area with an excellent view of the race track. Enjoy a cold beverage, place a bet with the bookies and maybe enjoy...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I live just up the hill from the race course, in Summer, daylight savings, they have Friday night racing which is really fun. You can take your own picnic and buy the drinks there. Kids are welcome. It's very relaxed night out. They have a...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Polley01
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

To spend a day out at this old Sydney racecourse is to experience history.. One of the first tracks to be established in the city it still retains that atmosphere... An oasis of green set amidst the narrow congested roads of the inner western suburbs...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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