MRC snapshot of the past year

The Melbourne Racing Club has shared with members a snapshot of the Club's performance over the 2019/20 financial year, a year that ended with the Covid-19 pandemic impact.

The snapshot:

6162 horse participants 
$1.79b turnover across all Australian wagering operators
Ave $2.96m turnover per race, +1.5% YOY 
73 race meetings across three tracks
First ever slot in The Everest, Schillaci winner Trekking ran 3rd
2nd ever Japanese victory in the Stella Artois Caulfield Cup – Mer De Glace 

9.3m Ch7 viewers, +35% YOY
155k+ racegoers attended our race days (-3% YOY) – as at March 11
Exceeded expectations of 87%  Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Carnival racegoers
$14.6m in Food & Beverage sales at our race days
Only Club to distribute all of our racing content to 65 international markets

Functions & Events
302 functions and events hosted (including Monash University, Whisky, Wine & Fire, Peninsula Picnic, Santa’s Magical Kingdom)

2,168 staff employed to make the magic happen

14,388 Members
Each member attended 3.4 times on average

Pegasus Leisure Group
150k+ Chicken Schnitzels served
Served 597k patrons in our restaurants
$49m in Food & Beverage sales at our pubs and clubs
$40k in sponsorship for local sporting clubs

MRC Foundation
$977k raised 
$80k donated to the Bushfire Relief Fund

Caulfield Village
387 apartments settled
$210m in total value
Agreement to deliver 1 of Victoria’s largest ever ‘Build to Rent’ projects, with 400 apartments and 6,000m2 commercial space

Caulfield, picture Racing Photos