There are eight racing clubs. Seven clubs are thoroughbred and one is harness, the Goldfields is packed full of quality outback country racing. The local industry has contributed more than $28.1 million to WA’s purse. It is estimated that nearly 1 in every 28 adults in the region have direct involvement in the local racing industry.
The famous Kalgoorlie Race Round has hit the national spotlight. Be one of many visitors from across Australia to join the colour, excitement, and spectacle that is WA’s biggest racing carnival in September. The fun-filled week culminates with the Kalgoorlie Cup.
Further inland you'll find some of country racing’s hidden treasures: The Leonora, Leinster and Laverton race clubs. The Golden Gift Weekend at Leonora is something not to be missed as is coincides with the Golden Gift: Australia’s richest footrace over 1600m.