Bordered by the Swan, Ascot Racecourse is one of Perth’s oldest and most elegant sporting venues. With a two-tier grandstand, shaded seating and hospitality set around the course, there’s something for everyone – whether you’re a racing enthusiast, enjoying a day out with the family or looking for good times with the girls.
 
Every Spring, racing in Perth returns to Ascot Racecourse, where it becomes home to the spring racing’s Ascot Carnival and famous Perth racing such as the Railway Stakes & Perth Cup.  Over the Carnival months, Ascot Racecourse comes alive with fashion shows, food and produce stalls, bands and live music performances – all depending on which racing day you choose.  Traditional days like Melbourne Cup and of course Perth Cup are our busiest days on the track, but make sure you check out other race days to make the of most of the Good times at Ascot.

What to Expect

With more than 15 restaurants, bars and casual dining options, Ascot has a range of experiences to suit your needs. 

Whether you’re seeking the best of racing action, a corporate occasion to host guests or a lunch with the girls, there’s bound to be something to suit.

Elegant fashion and people watching goes hand in hand with Racing. Be sure to check out what to expect when planning your day at Ascot.

  • Public car parking is available off Matheson Road for patrons arriving off Great Eastern Highway. For those crossing Garratt Road Bridge turn left at the Waterway Crescent roundabout into Leger Car park.

    One lane in each direction on Grandstand Road will be closed on Melbourne Cup, James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes and Perth Cup.

    ACROD bays are wider and are convenient to on course facilities. These bays are only to be used by those who display a current valid ACROD permit.

    Remember, when you’re behind the wheel you need total concentration, good coordination, rapid reflexes and the ability to make correct judgments and decisions. Drinking alcohol diminishes that.Australia has strict laws about drinking alcohol and driving, with the legal limit set at 0.05 blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Please view Perth Racing's Responsible Service of Alcohol page for further information 
    • CAR PARKING

      Public car parking is available off Matheson Road for patrons arriving off Great Eastern Highway. For those crossing Garratt Road Bridge turn left at the Waterway Crescent roundabout into Leger Car park.

      One lane in each direction on Grandstand Road will be closed on Melbourne Cup, James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes and Perth Cup.

      ACROD bays are wider and are convenient to on course facilities. These bays are only to be used by those who display a current valid ACROD permit.

      Remember, when you’re behind the wheel you need total concentration, good coordination, rapid reflexes and the ability to make correct judgments and decisions. Drinking alcohol diminishes that.Australia has strict laws about drinking alcohol and driving, with the legal limit set at 0.05 blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Please view Perth Racing's Responsible Service of Alcohol page for further information 
  • For detailed shuttle bus, circle route bus and train information please download the PDF.

    Alternatively, plan your journey with www.transperth.wa.gov.au

  • Taxis and Charter Services (limousines, hire cars, Uber, UberBLACK) 

    The taxi rank is located outside the Matheson Road Gate. Taxis are not permitted to drop off or collect patrons from Grandstand Road. On carnival days taxis can drop off at Leger Car park as well.

    • Taxis and Charter Services

      Taxis and Charter Services (limousines, hire cars, Uber, UberBLACK) 

      The taxi rank is located outside the Matheson Road Gate. Taxis are not permitted to drop off or collect patrons from Grandstand Road. On carnival days taxis can drop off at Leger Car park as well.

  • Burswood is the closest train station to Ascot Racecourse. For detailed train, shuttle bus and circle route bus information please download the PDF.

    Alternatively, plan your journey with www.transperth.wa.gov.au

    • TRAINS

      Burswood is the closest train station to Ascot Racecourse. For detailed train, shuttle bus and circle route bus information please download the PDF.

      Alternatively, plan your journey with www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Ticketing

Whether you’re a member of Perth Racing, or want to enjoy a summers day with a spontaneous visit to the Ascot Racing Carnival, you can buy tickets or reserve your hospitality.

Our Carnival days are extremely popular so please ensure you book early to avoid disappointment.