Visit the Races

Visit the Races

Admission Fees

Non Event Race Days are free. However, the following Feature Race days are subject to an admission fee:

  • Melbourne Cup: $20 entry per person
  • Geraldton Cup: $20 entry per person
  • Walkaway Cup: $20 entry per person

Geraldton Turf Club Members have Free General Admission on all Race Days, including our Feature Race Days.

Dress Code

Geraldton Turf Club has a relaxed atmosphere on race days therefore there is no formal code for general admission. However, we still require all patrons to dress in a neat and respectable manner.

  • Member’s area has a strict dress standard, and it is the responsibility of members to ensure that their guests are appropriately dressed to avoid entry refusal.
    • Smart, clean attire for men and women is required
    • No rubber thongs, for men dress sandals must have a strap. For women dress slip on shoes are allowed
    • No active wear, singlets, beach wear, or tracksuits allowed.
    • Men must wear a collared shirt, shirts can be hired from race day office.
    • Dirty and Soiled work wear is not permitted
  • Shoes are to be worn at all times.

Facilities

There is an ATM located in the BARN, public bar area.

Behaviour

  • In accordance with the law, Intoxicated Persons will be refused service of alcohol and may be asked to leave the premises
  • Intoxicated persons will be refused entry
  • Indecent, violent, or confrontational conduct will not be tolerated under any circumstances
  • Vandalism of any form will not be tolerated
  • No alcohol to be brought on to Geraldton Turf Club premises
  • No Alcohol to leave Geraldton Turf Club premises
  • Drugs and illegal substances are strictly prohibited on Geraldton Turf Club premises
  • Patrons under the influence or in the possession of drugs or illegal substances will be refused entry or asked to leave the premises

Parking & Transport

Free parking is available, located off Eastward Road Utakarra.

Geraldton Turf Club encourages safe transport options to our patrons. We are happy to assist patrons with calling a taxi if they require one.

Under Age

  • Patrons must produce valid identification upon request by any staff member.
  • There are only three acceptable forms of photo ID (Section 126(2) LCA):
    • current Australian Driver's Licence with photograph
    • current passport
    • current Western Australian Proof of age card
  • Children under the age of 18 are welcome to the racecourse but must be accompanied at all times by a parent or responsible guardian.

Responsible Service of Alcohol

The Geraldton Turf Club committee and management strongly observe the principles of Responsible Service to our patrons and to provide a licensed venue where the public can purchase and consume alcohol in a responsible manner.

We intend to provide a service of quality by appropriately trained staff. We do not intend to permit/allow persons to purchase alcohol, to an extent that is harmful to them and others. We are committed to serving our patrons in a responsible manner in accordance with the guidelines of the Director of Liquor Licensing.

We will not serve any alcohol or allow the supply of alcohol to any person under 18years.

We will check the identification of any person where there is any doubt that a person is 18 years and we will not allow the use of false or defaced identification. Drivers Licence, current passport or Proof of Age cards are the only acceptable forms of identification.

We will not serve or allow to be provided alcohol to any person suspected of supplying alcohol to under age persons.

We will not serve or supply alcohol to anyone who appears intoxicated. Intoxication is that described under the Liquor Act.

Free water is available on course at all times at all bars.