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Turffontein Race Course

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Turf Club Street | Turffontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 681 1500
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Finally found it. Entrance bit grubby. Main centre does nice and reasonably priced meal. Done it... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
Family time at thecraces

South Africa surprises at every turn and this horse track is no exception. A real fun outing for a... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Warner Robins, Georgia
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11 Jul 2017
“Amazing views over old JHB”
16 May 2017
“A whole bunch of fun at the races”
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Turf Club Street | Turffontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 681 1500
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Finally found it. Entrance bit grubby. Main centre does nice and reasonably priced meal. Done it once, dont think will go again.

Thank 991cr
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

South Africa surprises at every turn and this horse track is no exception. A real fun outing for a Saturday with family or just couples with no entrance fee. If you come here and want to have a meal in any one of 7 restaurants...More

Thank Topdiamond
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We were invited to the international jockey challenge, it was my first time to visit Turffontein Race Course. We were seated at the Deck on level 2. I was amazed to see how well the race course and its facilities were maintained. It was a...More

Thank Rodney P
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have found that large events here are really not fun. The staff are rude and service and security is bad. We were mugged very publicly and the police made us feel like the criminals. I will not be back.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Great buffet, however if you come to this venue regularly the menu does not change at all. Go for a meal during the night racing season.

Thank ReesMann
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Great place to spend the day on race day this place is close to the city within a public transport node. Vsisted on Sansui cup race day couldnt have chosen a better day even learnt from some of the punters how to place bets on...More

Thank Harmam-Global
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I have always wanted to go to a racetrack and my lovely partner fulfilled my dream. It was a but scary , the area to drive and we got a bit lost . We had no clue how to bet or what was going on,...More

Thank Lutia2015
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Lovely scenery, great food! Had training here and can just imagine how nice it would be to attend one on the races.

Thank Rofti
Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you like horses, OK --- a track belonging in the last century. Its not a sight worth seeing, so in may opinion keep away.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Turfontein is one of the old bastions of horse racing and is to be fair a great facility. The only issue is that horse racing is a dying sport in South Africa and in general the events are not well attended and therefore not that...More

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Chris G
3 August 2016|
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Response from marlene g | Reviewed this property |
There is racing on Sunday - first race at 13h05. Turffontein is south f the city. Would need a car to get there - try Uber.