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Celebrate the end of another great night racing season

On Friday 23rd March 2018, The Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights season closes on a high with Group 1 entertainment on and off the track!

Gates open at 5.15pm and some of the best sprinters in the land will do battle in the Group 1 Keogh Homes William Reid Stakes while Australia Made will sing the night away from the Beer Garden!

Make sure you save the date and bring the whole family along to this not-to-be-missed event.

With an honour roll that includes champions such as Black Caviar, Apache Cat, Miss Andretti, Vo Rougue and Manikato - who will join the prestigious list in 2018? She Will Reign, Hey Doc and the possibilities of Chautauqua and Redzel are some of the all-star line-up to expect!

Plus the following will be on offer:

  • Ladbrokes 155 metre challenge

    You could win yourself 2 x tickets into the Ladbrokes Lounge on Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day and a $55 bonus bet every day for a month!

  • Your Chance to Walk the Track

    As Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights come to a close - after the last race, you'll have the chance to walk the turf made famous by many legends.

  • Ladbrokes 55 Second Challenge Final

    The 955 metre series of pure speed comes to a close with the trainer of the fastest horse across the 16 heats walking away with $50,000 cash!

  • End of Season Wrap Party

    Join us for one final time this Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights racing season with Australia Made belting out all your favourite classics.

  • Food Trucks

    Melbourne's leading Food Trucks are rolling into The Valley to serve up your favourite cuisine and ensure nobody leaves hungry.

  • Grab Yourself a Bargain

    Kit yourself out with the latest Valley merchandise with everything from pens to polos on sale. Located opposite the Information Booth.

  • Kelly Sports Join Us Trackside

    The kids will have plenty to do in the Fan Zone located on the North Hill with interactive Kelly Sports activities..

  • The Best Way to Enjoy the races

    Enjoy the racetrack action from your own private area inclusive of food and drinks.

    General Admission is $20pp or opt for Raceday Dining or Value Packages. Click here to secure your tickets.

    For more information on William Reid Stakes Night @ The Valley and to plan your visit, please head to


    Getting to The Valley

    Car - The Centre Car Park is located in the centre of the race track. Entry is from Dean Street or Wilson Street near the freeway via gates 6 or 7. Members' parking via Gate 1 on McPherson St. Public can enter the centre parking via Wilson St Gate 7.

    Train - Craigieburn line from Flinders St Station, stops at Moonee Ponds. MVRC is a 10 minute walk down Puckle Street.

    Tram - No.59 tram from Elizabeth St arrives directly at Moonee Ponds junction. MVRC main entrance is a 200m walk.

    Taxis - Taxis can be located after the races on McPherson Street. There is also a designated Taxi rank on the corner of Mt Alexander Road and Pascoe Vale Road.

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    When: Friday 23rd March, from 5.15pm
    Where: The Valley Racecourse, 1 McPherson St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
    Cost: From $20
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