When an industry is recognised as being highly relevant to the economy of a particular country, then it draws the attention of many different sectors. One of the critical aspects to horse racing is providing an environment in which the races can take place. This is critically important to the industry of horse racing on the whole.

Government Involvement

The different levels of government in Australia do recognise the importance of horse races. For example, some will make the decision to commit taxpayers money to what they consider a betterment for the industry. This may not be something that is agreed upon by all, but most will agree on the importance of supporting an industry like the racehorse business. It’s no surprise that big events like the Spring Racing Carnival tend to bring in a lot of visitors, and consequentially a big boost to local businesses.

Quality Race Tracks

For the races to be successful, the tracks have to be of the highest standards. Fortunately, Australia is home to many race tracks that are considered to be some of the best worldwide.

Flemington Racecourse

This race course is known worldwide because it is where the famous Melbourne Cup race is held each year. It is located in Melbourne, Victoria, and one of its strongest features is its straight six. This is comprised of a six-furlong straight run of 1200m, which works very well for sprint racing, that is run in a straight line. Flemington is also the location for the Victoria Derby and the VRC Crown Oaks.

Albion Park Racecourse

For those visiting Queensland, Australia, and are interested in taking in some exciting horse races, then they will want to head out to the Albion Park race course. This is known to be one of the favourite race courses of both residents and visitors alike. There are a large number of races that take place here each year.

Ascot Racecourse

There are many that like to visit Western Australia and Perth in particular. When they do, they find that they have, as a resource, the Ascot racecourse, which will provide them with some exciting entertainment. Not only in the races that are held here but the other facilities, such as dining and the on-course betting services.