Number of horse races happen every year in the world. the similar events are popular in Australia too. each year people enjoy watching the fast horses running on the tracks. The people of Australia living in different parts of the world await these events. Some famous horse races that happen in Australia are as follows:
- The opening of the race horse auctions begins with the bullstakes. It is considered as the training track for the major events happening in Australia like the Melbourne cup. This event is organized on the first weekend following the popular AFL grand final. The winners of this event are an integral part of the later events in the year. Some popular names that became a celebrity in the world of horse races after this event in different previous years include Green Moon, Makybe Diva, and the famous Elvstroem.
- If you want a whole lot of 20 to 24 horses running on the tracks at the same time then it’s time to enjoy the thrill at the New market handicap, Flemington. It is a thrilling sight to enjoy the beautiful horses running, sprinting, crossing the hurdles and reaching their goals in the minimum possible time. With a minimum of 20 strong, energetic and powerfull horses running all around with their trained jockeys on the back it is difficult to miss a single moment of thrill and speed.
- Caulfield Guineas is another popular name in the world of sprinting. The race mostly includes the impressive Stallions. The race’s highlight is the young runners who are placed on the tracks to amaze with their power at an age as young as three years. They are an amazing sight to watch on the tracks.
- If we talk of the top events then it would be wrong to suggest the name of the one of the most awaited Melbourne cup. Here on the field thrill, power, speed and action all go hand in hand with this amazing show. This event is not just an attraction for the audience in Australia but is the most witnessed event by the international visitors too. the race is called a handicap race as the horses are separated and grouped according to the weights. The best feature of this event is that it is like a global village where people of different races, nations and cultures come together in the name of fun and sports.
- The top ranker and the most popular horse race in Australia is none other than the W.S.Cox Plate. The race showcases all popular breeds of horses running along the tracks. 14 most powerful, the strongest, and the most beautiful horses run across the tracks. On one hand it is amazing to watch the beautiful horses while on the other hand it is the show of skill and expertise of the jockeys on the back.