What’s On – Royal Randwick Racecourse December 2009

December 15th, 2009

Although the end of 2009 is quickly approaching, Randwick Racecourse still has two quality race days left to play, the highly anticipated Inglis Villiers Stakes Day and the Summer Cup Day.

December 19 – Inglis Villiers Stakes Day:

This Saturday, December 19, Randwick will open its gates at 11:30am inviting the crowds in for a spectacular day of racing featured around the opening event, the $150 000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m). There are seven other exciting races held at the meeting also, including the Listed Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m).

Race #

Race Name





1 VILLIERS STAKES Group 2 1600m 3YO & Up Open Hcp $150 000
2 RAZOR SHARP HANDICAP Listed 1200m 3YO & Up Quality Hcp $100 000
3 INGLIS NURSERY 1000m 2YO Set Weights $250 000
4 BENCHMARK 85 HANDICAP 1400m 3YO & Up Hcp 85 $70 000
5 BENCHMARK 85 HANDICAP 2000m 3YO & Up Hcp 85 $70 000
6 BENCHMARK 80 HANDICAP 1600m 3YO & Up Hcp 80 $70 000
7 BENCHMARK 80 HANDICAP 1200m 3YO & Up F&M Hcp 80 $70 000
8 INGLISH BONUS BENCHMARK 80 HCP 1400m 3YO Hcp 80 $70 000

December 26 – Summer Cup Day:

Conducted on Boxing Day, Summer Cup Day is the final feature race day held at Randwick Racecourse for 2009, the highlight of which is the $125 000 Group 3 Sydney City Lexus Summer Cup (2400m).

Boxing Day at Royal Randwick will be a fantastic affair full of fun, fashion and food with a delicious array of international meals from right around the globe on offer. Sydney band Peppermint Jam will also be pumping out all your favourite classic Christmas tunes to keep the festive season going for one more day!