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Andrew Ramsden Race Day

The Andrew Ramsden Race Day plays host to the Winter Series Heats at Flemington and celebrates an important figure in Australian racing, Andrew Ramsden, who through his passion for staying races steered the VRC and the industry through an era of great change in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. The feature Listed race The Andrew Ramsden is sure to be a thrilling contest. This staying test of 2800m for three, four and five year old's, is a ‘Golden Ticket' race, where the winner earns valuable ballot exemption for entry in the 2022 Lexus Melbourne Cup. With prize money of $500,000, this is a race that sets the path to the Melbourne Cup.