2023/24 VRC Membership Renewals Now Open

4 July 2023 Written by VRC

The 2023/24 racing season promises a thrilling year of Australia’s very best thoroughbred racing – with the VRC set to host 22 premium race meetings including 10 Group 1 race days.

The member events calendar, race day activities and member-only exclusives have all been planned with VRC members love of racing, dining, and socialising in mind.

The season will see an enhanced offering for VRC Members, with Membership Renewals now open.

Upon renewal of your 2023/24 VRC Membership, members will receive the following:

  • New exclusive member pricing for food and beverage across course every race day
  • Ten complimentary Members Enclosure Daily Guest Tickets*
  • Complimentary $7 Pin & Win pin*
  • Cash-on-card tenure bonus, of up to $60*
  • Access to an elevated member exclusive events calendar
  • 23/24 Race Day Calendar magnet, sent with your fulfilment pack.

*Offers available to all members excluding Junior and Phar Lap Club.'


Member Renewal Prize Draw

Renew your membership by Monday 14 August to go into the Renewal Prize Draw with a prize pool of $28,660.

1st Prize – Luxury Kennedy watch valued at $19,100.

2nd Prize - Microflite Experience and Kennedy Oaks Day package, inclusive of lunch for 4 in The Dining Room, valued at up to $6,860.

3rd - 5th Prize - Bottle of Penfolds Superblend B, carefully selected from the coveted 2018 South Australian vintage, valued at $900 per bottle.


Member Events for the 2023/24 Season

A new racing season means an exciting new calendar of events, exclusively for VRC Members and their guests. You’ll find a variety of race day and non-race day events offering many opportunities to connect with the Club and other members throughout the season.

Explore all the thrilling events and experiences coming up this season, some of which are free-to-book for VRC Members. Please note that new events will be added in the coming weeks.

More details here.


The 2023 Melbourne Cup Carnival

VRC Members can look forward to a wide range of magical experiences available from dining in The Club Stand and Grandstand, Car Parks in The Nursery and Rails Promenade and several reserved seating options. Plus, for the first time ever, members and their guests will be able to experience Curtis Stone’s Michelin-starred Los Angeles restaurant Gwen, in The Birdcage.


How to Renew

Members can renew their 2023/24 VRC Membership via one of the following options.

Online - Log into your membership account and follow the prompts to renew your membership.

Request a call - Request a call back from one of our Membership Services team members at a time that best suits you.

Phone or email - Call or email our Membership Services team on 1300 727 575 or The team can assist with all payment types.


The VRC membership base has grown over the past 12 months to become the biggest thoroughbred racing club globally and we thank you for making this possible.

Our members are at the heart of the club, and we are immensely grateful for their ongoing support and attendance during our signature event, the Melbourne Cup Carnival, but also for the many race days and exclusive events held across the racing season.

The 2023 Melbourne Cup Carnival Guide will be sent to VRC Members shortly and will outline information on all the member exclusive products within the Members Enclosures, including dining and car parks.

We look forward to sharing another wonderful season ahead with our VRC Members.