Morphettville Racecourse Redevelopment

Morphettville is the beating heart of racing in SA. It hosts 50+ race days every year plus numerous community events, concerts, conferences.

The Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival is a highlight on the Australian racing calendar, starting with Adelaide Cup and including Group 1 races the Robert Sangster Stakes, Australasian Oaks, SA Derby and The Goodwood.

Morphettville is also the State’s largest training base.

The South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) is a membership-based, not-for-profit thoroughbred horse racing club that operates as an Unincorporated Entity. The Club owns and manages Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide, South Australia.

The SAJC owns 10 hectares of developable land along Anzac Highway, bordering the racecourse and fronting Park Street.

The site is just eight kilometres to the CBD, 12 minutes to Adelaide Airport and less than 10 minutes to Glenelg beach. It has exceptional access to public transport links, opportunity for a hotel development.

It represents enormous untapped potential as a significant redevelopment opportunity in Adelaide’s western suburbs.

SAJC now invites proponents or consortia (Respondents) to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to partner with the club to deliver this redevelopment. Master developer EOI lodgment needs to occur before the closing date of 30 September. Visit

Investment opportunity

The SAJC is seeking a partner to create a multi-use commercial and residential land development at Morphettville Racecourse, including a hotel.
The Concept Master Plan envisages redevelopment of up to 10 hectares of re-zoned land for medium-density residential, retail, hospitality and commercial use.

SAJC now invites proponents or consortia (Respondents) to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to partner with the club to deliver this redevelopment.

SAJC has a strong desire to work with a development partner for the life of the project; an organisation that will share the vision, manage the build and deliver on the sales and marketing.

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Project status update

Expressions of interest open, closing 30 September. Visit

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Financial information

Investment sought: A$0

Project highlights

  • Stage one would see the construction of 150 modern lifestyle apartments and a 120 room hotel sitting atop a retail podium comprising a tavern, supermarket, speciality retail and hospitality with direct access to the tramline.
  • Stage two includes approximately 400 low rise apartments, terraces, and townhouses with the two stages linked by a new pedestrian plaza. The redevelopment would also include the creation of new grand civic entrance to the racecourse and a residential village through the transformation of the heritage grandstand into a café and community hub.

Key organisations

  • Department for Trade and Investment
  • South Australian Jockey Club

Project timelines

Expected start date
October 01, 2021

Expected end date

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