Canterbury Park Racecourse

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Canterbury Park Racecourse, ring, ca 1890. Courtesy Kerry & Co.
Canterbury Park Racecourse is a racecourse for horse racing located 11 km (7 mi) from the Sydney Central Business District, in King Street in the suburb of Canterbury, adjacent to Canterbury railway station.

The first course was created by Cornelius Prout, on his own land. Frederick Clissold and Thomas Austen Davies resumed racing on a new course in 1871.[1]


The following is a list of Thoroughbred group races which are run at Canterbury Park Racecourse.

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
2 Canterbury Stakes Open Open wfa 1200 August
2 Perfect Vision 2yo F sw 1200 March
2 Phar Lap Stakes 3YO Open sw 1550 March
3 Nivea Visage Stakes 3YO Open hcp 1200 March


  1. Joan Lawrence; Lawrence, Madden & Muir; Brian J. Madden; Lesley Muir (1999). Pictorial History Canterbury Bankstown. Kingsclear Books Pty Ltd. p. 46. ISBN 978-0-908272-55-6. Retrieved 26 March 2013.

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