The following is a list of Group races which are run at Randwick Racecourse.
Besides horseracing, Randwick Racecourse has been used as a venue for many other events including concerts and religious mass.
In 1970, Pope Paul VI celebrated mass at Randwick as part of his pastoral visit to Australia. The Racecourse was also the site of a mass held by Pope John Paul II in 1995 for the Beatification ceremony of Australia's first potential saint Mary MacKillop. It was also the site of the vigil and final mass of World Youth Day 2008 in July 2008. Racing was stopped for several weeks, due to the alterations needed to hold over 400,000 people. This move had been opposed by the Randwick Trainers Association, which holds lease interests over some areas intended to be used for the event. - Article on Australian Jockey Club website by the federal government and the state government jointly... Read More