Gowran Park hosts 16 race meetings throughout the year culminating in top quality National Hunt and Flat Race Meetings.
The Thyestes Chase starts the ball rolling in January; everyone who is anyone descends upon Gowran Park on the third Thursday in January to watch National Hunt Racing at its best. Legendary horse such as Arkle have triumphed in this race. Previous winners include Hedgehunter and Numbersixvalverde.
February brings another flagship day, the Red Mills Trial Hurdle has become one of the classic Cheltenham Trials. In early April the Tetratema Cup is a popular hunter chase event followed by the Listed Victor McCalmont Memorial Stakes in May.
The Summer Sundays throughout May, June and July feature lots of competitive and some high-class jump and flat racing. The highlight in October is the two day racing festival featuring Gowran's only Group 3 race, The Denny Cordell Lavarack and Lanwades Stud EBF Fillies Stakes. This memorial race of the music producer behind Tom Petty and Bob Marley draws an eclectic crowd from the music world.
Gowran Park also has a top class Rooftop Restaurant overlooking the finishing line. There is also a self-service restaurant and numerous snack outlets throughout the grandstand.