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“A special course” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Caulfield Racecourse

Caulfield Racecourse
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Caulfield
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Sydney, Australia
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4,908 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,796 helpful votes
“A special course”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

I spent my early years around this course so it has always been special to me.
Perhaps not as famous as Flemington, I have always enjoyed the smaller atmosphere more than Flemington.Some days are better than others and if you had to choose a special day, then Caulfield Cup in spring has to be it.

Visited October 2012
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BENALLA
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“Part of the Spring racing double”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

Although I am not a racing enthusiast, t5his course plays a major role inj our Spring Carnival. I often viewed it from the train window on my way to Melbourne. I have been to functions in the venue and enjoyed the ambiance of the track.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“It's a pity that the photo for this rating is the wrong race course!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

Caulfied in the smaller little brother of it's big brother, Flemington (where the Melbourne Cup is held) yet Caufiled punches above it's weight at times. The Caulfield Cup at the start of the Melbourne Srping Racing carnival is a day at the races where you can still get the crowds but it's less of a crush. Little ageing but still OK. I'm not a horse nut so you shouldn't ask me.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great course, great atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013

If the races are on, then go to Caulfield. Always a pleasant day in the corporate boxes or out on the lawn, a great day out, even if you don't bet. I love to watch the horses race past with a glass of champagne in hand..Ahh Melbourne, a great place to be in the Spring Carnival.

Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“THE place to dress up in your new season dress, latest hat, good clutch and serious watch. Bye the way, there's horses.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

The Spring Racing Carnival kicks off here quietly with the Underwood Stakes, gets very fancy with The Caulfield Guineas, and on to the Caulfield Cup.
I REALLY like the way they support the ladies ... millinery nights w champagne, canapes and the 4 milliners doing a show, plus hairdressers showing hair to go w hats.
Ladies Fashion Lunches where everyone frocks up, gets together with their girlfriends and organises a big day out.
Totally Over The Top. Wonderful!!!
I go to members cocktail parties, race days, and its just got the best atmosphere. Compared the Epsom Derby in UK, this is 10 times better experience if you are prepared to spend the money.

Visited November 2012
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