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Ascot Racecourse

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71 Grandstand Rd, Perth, Western Australia 6104, Australia
+61 8 9277 0777
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Melbourne Cup 2017

While it was probably not the racecourses fault, the behaviour of patrons on Melbourne Cup Day 2017... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
KLndBP
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Perth, Australia
Average facility for thoroughbred horse racing

We attended on Melbourne Cup day. The standard of the fields was poor for such a day. Facilities... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
PeterWatt2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Perth Racing is home to thoroughbred racing, entertainment and events, managing both Ascot and Belmont Park Racecourses. Both located along the Swan River.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
May 20, 2017
“Itaialn race day roma cup”
Jan 25, 2018
“Melbourne Cup 2017”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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71 Grandstand Rd, Perth, Western Australia 6104, Australia
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

While it was probably not the racecourses fault, the behaviour of patrons on Melbourne Cup Day 2017 was quite poor. The private areas were lovely but the general admissions area had more drunk people falling over, vomiting, crying and creating scenes than I thought possible....More

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PerthRacing, Public Relations Manager at Ascot Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Thanks KL*BP for your comments. We’re disappointed to hear your experience was marred on the day. Perth Racing has a great duty of care for patrons, including enforcing restricted service of alcohol at major events – which limits the number of drinks patrons can order...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We attended on Melbourne Cup day. The standard of the fields was poor for such a day. Facilities for the large numbers weren’t adequate, especially for the large quantities of alcohol quaffed on a very hot day. Before we left (early) there were any number...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited this venue whilst in Perth. This is a fantastic venue with fantastic facilities. It is the cleanest racecourse I have ever been to anywhere in the world! We dined at this venue and the quality of the food was exceptional with staff to match....More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

A day at the races is a must do at Ascot Perth. The venue is great, everything is accessible to the punter from bookies to bars, mounting yard to cafes, it has it all. Including a crowd that is not overbearing. The fact that many...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

Ascot is a great race track .I have been there many a time with my friend who owns horses. They are usually a few of us that meet there. Great atmosphere. Saturday was Roma cup day fantastic all round

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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I recently attended Spring Day at the Races, and spent the afternoon in the Breast Cancer Care WA marquee. There was entertainment in the marquee, cooking demonstrations, raffles, dedicated section to place your bets, and the races were all shown on TVs...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went to the Melbourne Cup luncheon in the Terrace Restaurant at Ascot. The staff were mostly untrained.Light beer was full strength and vice versa.It took four attempts to get the correct bottle of wine(there were only three options),in the end I wrote Chardonnay on a...More

Thank 246,317
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PerthRacing, Public Relations Manager at Ascot Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2016

Hi - we're very sorry to hear this, could you please email us perthracing@perthracing.org.au with your contact details and Subject line "TripAdvisor Review" and a manager will be in touch with you shortly. Thanks, Perth Racing

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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Great value for money day in private marquee with food & drink voucher, TAB & balcony lounge area. Perfect weather, great staff and service - a credit to WA Racing - can't wait to go back next year.

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

Had a great day but I was surprised by this race course .it could be so much better. Other courses I've been to are so much better .a few flowers would of been a start.when your looking at the race track it so disappointing.The water...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Buffet Lunch at the Terrace Restaurant. Entree and Dessert were delicious. The Main Courses were of a limited choice and a let down. The wait staff were abundant and very helpful. As always a great day and a great place to enjoy food, drink and...More

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fayecheong
November 23, 2016|
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Response from PerthRacing | Property representative |
Hi fayecheong, Please find all that information on the 'Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes Day' event page on our website. "Gates open 9:00am, first race 12:19pm and last race 5:40pm. $1M Winterbottom Stakes race... More
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