Ascot Racecourse (Western Australia)

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Coordinates: 31°56′6″S 115°55′30″E / 31.93500°S 115.92500°E / -31.93500; 115.92500

Ascot grandstand

Ascot Racecourse is the major racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, situated approximately 8 kilometres east of the Perth central business district, with the headquarters of the Western Australian Turf Club(WATC) positioned directly opposite.

It is regarded as the 'grand old lady' of Australian racecourses.[1] Featuring a 2,000 metre track with modern, well drained turf, and a 300 metre inclining straight regarded by experts as the most severe test of stayers in Australia.


The following is a list of Group races which are run at Ascot Racecourse.

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
1 Kingston Town Classic 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 December
1 Railway Stakes 3YO+ Open hcp 1600 November
1 Winterbottom Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 November
2 C B Cox Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 2100 December
2 Karrakatta Plate 2YO Open sw 1200 March
2 Lee Steere Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 November
2 Perth Cup 3YO+ Open hcp 2400 January
2 WATC Derby 3YO Open sw 2400 April
2 WA Guineas 3YO Open sw 1600 November
3 A J Scahill Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 December
3 Asian Beau Stakes 3YO+ Open hcp 1400 October
3 Colonel Reeves Stakes 3YO+ Open hcp 1100 November
3 Hyperion Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 March
3 Lee Steere Classic 3YO Open sw 1400 December
3 Prince Of Wales Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1200 October
3 R J Peters Stakes 3YO+ Open hcp 1500 November
3 Strickland Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 April
3 WA Champion Fillies Stakes 3YO Fillies sw 1600 February
3 WA Oaks 3YO Fillies sw 2400 March
3 WATC Sires Produce 2YO Open sw 1400 April


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