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Thoroughbred Park FAQ’s

Thoroughbred Park, home of the Canberra Racing Club, races 25 times per year and includes TAB Melbourne Cup Day and the John McGrath Auto Group Canberra Black Opal Stakes/TAB Canberra Cup days.

 

Membership to the Club entitles you to a variety of facilities and benefits and offers great savings. You may join as a member or renew your membership online. Simply click on one of the buttons below to make your selection. Alternatively you may telephone the Club Administration for assistance on 02 6204 0000.

 

Membership is offered on an annual or 3 year option. The 3 year option offers 3 years membership for the price of 2.

Become a Canberra Racing Club Member will entitle you to a variety of facilities, benefits and offers great savings.

Members Tipping Competition 

Election of Committee Members

Voting

Dress Regulations

Membership Conditions

Member Tipping Competition

Members’ Cards

These are issued to each member annually on payment of subscriptions, which are due on 1 July.  Each member receives one card only.  Members may purchase Guest Card. 

The replacement of lost cards will incur a $35 administration fee

Election of Committee Members

In accordance with the club's Constitution a committee member candidate "....must be a financial member of the club for at least 12 months immediately prior to the time of nomination" and must comply with all other terms in the constitution..

For further information contact the Club on (02) 6204 0000.

Voting

In accordance with the Club's Constitution 37(d)  "A member, other than life members, is not entitled to vote at any general meeting of the Club unless:-

  (i)   The member had paid the amount of the annual membership subscription payable in respect of the then current financial year on or before 31 August of the current financial year; and

  (ii)  The member has held continuous membership for at least 12 months immediatley prior to the occasion on which it is proposed that the member might vote; and      

  (iii)  Any other moneys due and payable by a member to the Club has been paid to the Club within 28 days of that money becoming due and payable."

Dress Regulations

Please note that dress regulations for admittance to the members reserve and Queen Elizabeth Stand are as follows: Card and ticket holders are expected to maintain a suitable dress standard in keeping with the dignity of the stand. Gentlemen’s standard is neat casual dress, with collared shirt unless worn under a sports coat and appropriate footwear. Thongs, shorts, running shoes and singlets are unacceptable (dress jeans allowed). Women’s standard is neat and casual.

NOTE : Windcheaters, parkas, tracksuit tops, thongs, sneakers or running shoes are not considered a suitable standard. Notwithstanding the above, the Club reserves the right to exercise discretion regarding dress.

Membership Conditions

3 YEAR MEMBERSHIP CONDITIONS*

  • Upon taking the option of a 3-year membership, no member is entitled to a refund under any circumstances for the duration of the 3 year membership
  • Member’s Guest cards may only be purchased at the time the membership option is taken up and can’t be purchased mid-term.
  • A Full member who turns 60 years of age mid-way through the 3 year period is based on the Full membership and Member’s Guest fee and no monies will be reimbursed

Please note that we do not pro-rata Club memberships.  Club membership runs from July to June each year.

Memberships

Senior Membership

People 60 years and over can join the Club as a Senior Member.

  • Upon taking the option of a 3 year membership, no member is entitled to a refund under any circumstances for the duration of the 3 year membership.
  • Member's Guest cards may only be purchased at the time and can not be purchased mid-term.
  • Identification is required for proof of age.
  • Identification must be shown. 
  • $66 per year or $132 for 3 years.
     
$66.00 annually

Young Membership

People aged 18 to 29 years can join the Club as a Young Member.

  • The 3 year option is unavailable to Young Members.
  • Appropriate identification is required for proof of age.
$66.00 annually

Full Membership

30 to 59 year olds can join the Club as a Full Member.

  • Upon taking the option of a 3 year membership, no member is entitled to a refund under any circumstances for the duration of the 3 year membership.
  • Member's Guest cards may only be purchased at the time the membership option is taken and can not be purchased mid-term. 
  • A Full member who turns 60 years of age mid-way through the three year period is based on the Full Membership and Member's Guest fee and no monies will be reimbursed.
  • Voting rights and the purchase of members’ tickets are not applicable for the Member Guest card holder. 
  • Member's Guest cards are not sold separately and may only be purchased with a Full/Senior membership.
$99 annually