Venue Hire

About the Venue

Located on Merrilea Road and overlooking Dubbo Racecourse, the Dubbo Turf Club’s is the perfect venue for those looking to host an event in a unique and private setting.

The Dubbo Turf Club has a proven record of hosting parties, functions, weddings, and conferences and we offer three function areas to suit a range of events.


Celebrate your big day at the Dubbo Turf Club, with a range of options for all budgets. The large betting ring and Vincent Gordon Members Lounge can transform to a unique wedding reception space in cocktail, or banquet style.

The Club's emerging green spaces and timeless racing infrastructure provide the perfect background to any wedding ceremony.

The Dubbo Turf Club has a large range of dining and cocktail furniture available.


The Dubbo Turf Club hosts many celebratory events, including birthday parties, christenings and religious celebrations, wakes and family milestones. The Vincent Gordon Members Lounge and Betting Ring spaces can be utilised for almost any event and offer a private setting and unique outlook.


The Vincent Gordon Members Lounge is the perfect space for a corporate event. Capable of seating 30-40, the Lounge is a private space, with additional break out spaces. The Lounge can be utilised for meetings, training events, corporate functions, trade events and offers Wi-Fi connectivity, large screen television, and projector.

Catering options are available, including light refreshments, luncheons and bar options.

Venue Spaces

Marty Nelson Court

Fully air conditioned and enclosed, the Marty Nelson Court offers a comfortable space for 80 (seated) to 120 (cocktail) guests. The room contains two large televisions and a split system air conditioner and provides for a quiet and private setting away from the main concourse.

Main Betting Ring and XXXX Gold Deck

The Dubbo Turf Club’s fully covered main betting ring and XXXX Gold Deck offers the perfect outdoor space for large functions.

The area comfortably seats 240 persons all the way up to 550 for cocktail style events and provides a unique outlook of Dubbo Racecourse.

The area can be enclosed with marquee walls.

Vincent Gordon Members Lounge

The Vincent Gordon Members Lounge offers the perfect vantage point on race day as well as a unique and comfortable venue for small parties, conferences, and functions.

Overlooking the mounting yard and racecourse, the Vincent Gordon Members Lounge provides a modern and unique setting and outlook and is capable of seating 40-60 persons for conference style events, or 80-100 persons for a cocktail event.

The Vincent Gordon Members Lounge is fully air conditioned, has four large televisions with AV input capacity, a fully stocked and licensed bar, commercial kitchen, an abundance of natural light and a sprawling verandah.

Please the Dubbo Turf Club at or call the office to arrange a time to view our venue.

Our Facility also offers a kitchen for hire. Cleaning of the kitchen is the sole responsibility of the Caterer and/or Hirer.
At the Clubs discretion the Function may require a licensed security to be engaged for the Event.  The cost of security personnel will be advised prior to the event and is at the expense of the Hirer.

Venue Guidelines

Under the Club’s liquor license, no outside alcoholic drinks are permitted to be brought into or taken from the venue. This condition will be strictly policed and enforced without variation.

If you intend to have music at the function, both live and recorded, the Dubbo Turf Club must be notified when the booking is confirmed, and music must be terminated by 12 midnight.

The Club’s policy is that the bar will close at midnight for all functions and patrons are required to be off the premises by 12.30 am. We ask that all patrons are considerate of our neighbours when leaving the Racecourse grounds.

Any person attending a function under the age of 18 years of age must be in the immediate presence of a parent or guardian at all times and it is an offence for any person to supply liquor to a minor, and any evidence of this action will result in the offender being asked to leave the premises.

As Dubbo Racecourse also accommodates more than 100 horses on course, we ask that all patrons are considerate of horses at all times.