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Get ready for The 2016 Lennox Head Cup on Saturday 19th November at The Ballina Jockey Club. Proudly sponsored by Lennox Hotel. There are VIP function tickets available including bus transfers. Calcutta Friday Night 18th November at Lennox Hotel See you there...

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Come along to beautiful Ballina for our raceday this Friday 11th November at the Ballina Jockey Club.

Gates open 12 noon. First local race 12noon. First race at 1:10pm
Get trackside at the Ballina Jockey Club!

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Friday is FREE Day at Ballina


Friday the 13th

The Autumn Carnival comes to a close at Ballina this Friday the 13th, to ensure eveyone gets lucky and backs at least one winner, we have opened the gates to the public for Free Entry to help celebrate the end of Autumn and the coming Winter.  

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By Tony White

When Gold Coast trainer David Kelly crosses the border to race his team in the Northern Rivers region it's worth taking note.

The former champion jockey has an enviable strike rate.

At Ballina on Friday Kelly has strong chances with Arena Salon and High Adversity.

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Please Note that Todays Race Meeting has been abandoned due to a section of the Track that was deemed unsafe for Racing. The Ballina Jockey Club Wishes to thank all our Members, Guests and especially ZZZFM for their support.


Matthew Bertram

General Manager

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Ballina Meeting Abandoned


Dear Members & Guests,

Please note that the Byron Bay Community Race Meeting scheduled for Saturday May 2nd has been officially declared Abandoned by the RNSW Stewards. The Race Track has experienced a deluge of rain in the last few days with more heavy falls expected over night and into tomorrow. Stewards had no option but to take this course of action.

The Club would like to acknowledge the Sponsors who were to be involved in the race day and thank them for their interest and commitment to the Club.

Notably; Spar Suffolk Park, Brunswick Byron Wreckers, The Office, Blue Waters Cleaning, Trevor Mead Quality Meats & Graham Goldstone.

Please Note that the Bus that was leaving Byron Bay and coming to the Ballina Racecourse is cancelled and the Racecourse will be Closed on the day.

All enquiries should be referred to General Manager Matthew Bertram on 0438102178

Kind Regards,

Ballina Jockey Club

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Avalon Hotel Group Race Day


Ballina Races Friday 13th March

Racing returns to Ballina on Friday March 13th for a super 8 race local card. Leading local trainers, jockeys and horses will be taking on the best of the NRRA, Mid North Coast and South East Queensland in what should be an exciting days racing.

As well as the local product all the action from a heat of the Provincial Championships held simultaneously at Kembla Grange will be beamed live to the Ballina Jockey Club Function Centre for the enjoy of our Members and Guests.

Gates Open at 12pm first local race is at 13:28

Get Trackside

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Melbourne Cup comes to Ballina before the 2014 Ballina Cup!


2014 Ballina Cup

In 2014 The Ballina Jockey Club are celebrating the centenary of the Ballina Cup, which was first run on Boxing Day in 1914. This time honoured event will hopefully Stop the Town, just as the Melbourne Cup Stops a Nation. Perhaps the Ballina Cup and the Melbourne Cup would not normally be a fitting comparison, however this year it very much as the official Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour is travelling to Ballina for a Day on Saturday August 30, as part of a national tour.

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Summer Racing Carnival


This is your last chance to be trackside for the Summer season! Get close to the excitement and enjoy a great day out. Enjoy racing locally and interstate.

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The Ballina Jockey Club has a history dating over 110 years and has been an important part of the Ballina community. Ballina Jockey Club is located at Ballina on the beautiful North Coast of NSW, approximately one hour south of the Gold Coast with Byron Bay in close proximity.

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