Become a VRC Member

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Become a Member of Australia's premier racing club.

Restricted Membership 

Upon approval of your application, you will be offered Restricted Membership.

Benefits include:

  • Admission to all Flemington racemeetings
  • Access to the Members' Enclosure at all Flemington racemeetings excluding AAMI Victoria Derby and Emirates Melbourne Cup Days
  • Access to The Nursery, The Domain, The Rails and The Birdcage during the Melbourne Cup Carnival
  • Young Members' Events and promotions (for Members aged 18-35 years)
  • Special events and promotions exclusive to VRC Members
  • Automatic participation in the exclusive Membership loyalty program, Racing Rewards
  • Access to additional Members' Enclosure guest tickets on all days excluding AAMI Victoria Derby and Emirates Melbourne Cup Days
  • Optional Members' Unreserved Car Park Pass to Flemington racemeetings excluding AAMI Victoria Derby and Emirates Melbourne Cup Days
  • Reciprocal privileges at the Melbourne Cricket Club and Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
  • Reciprocal privileges with other Victorian, interstate and overseas racing clubs (restrictions apply)
  • Subsidised dining on racedays
  • Access to exclusive VRC merchandise and publications.

Waiting period

It is not possible to estimate exactly how long a Restricted Member will have to wait before being offered Full Membership.

Applicants are advised that financial Restricted Members who applied for Membership between 1 August 2011 and 31 December 2012 have been elevated to Full Membership for the 2014/15 Racing Season.

The next elevation will occur in May 2015 for the 2015/16 Racing Season.

Applying and nomination process

To be nominated, a person must be proposed and seconded by current Full Financial VRC Members. A nomination fee of $20* is required with all applications.

All applications are presented before the Chairman and Directors of the Victoria Racing Club for approval at nominated meeting dates. Upon approval, a subscription notice will be forwarded to you. 

Restricted Membership fees

The VRC is currently offering Restricted Membership for the annual fee of $270*.

There is the option to purchase a Restricted Guest Card for $235* and a Restricted Car Pass for $75*.

The entrance fee of $726*, may be paid in four annual instalments or as a one off payment. The entrance fee is additional to the annual Membership subscription fee.

*Prices are subject to change. All prices include GST.

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