Riverside Stables Complex, Warwick Farm
The facility will feature more than 800 stables re-using the magnificent hardwood from the existing Newmarket stables.
There will be extensive parade space for horses on both rubberised bitumen and synthetic turf, a highlight being more than double the amount of parade per horse than is currently available in Randwick.
Permanent hospitality suites for vendors will help to entertain buyers leading up and during the sales in style and air conditioned comfort.
There are 10 suites around the grounds can accommodate 50 guests each in sit down dining mode, each suite can also be divided in half.
There will also be an 1000 space car park which features a large scale access ramp for horse floats and trucks.
The William Inglis Hotel, The feature of the Riverside Stables precinct will be a new luxury Hotel, named The William Inglis in a nod to the company's figure head and founder.
Celebrating racing history and the thoroughbred, The William Inglis is a boutique equine themed, M Gallery by Sofitel, 5 star hotel.
The William Inglis Hotel is Sydney's iconic destination with rural soul, celebrating a passion for equine culture and a heartfelt hospitality for generations in the making.
The new hotel will be run by Accor Hotels, the largest hotel operator in the Asia Pacific. Construction of the new $110m precinct, adjacent to the Warwick Farm racecourse, is set to be completed in December 2017.
• 144 rooms featuring 24 suites including the penthouse 'Black Caviar' suite • All-day Dining Precincts including Newmarket Room Restaurant, Heroic Café & 1867 Lounge, Chiltern Pool Deck Bar • Fitness Centre • Spa & Wellness Centre • Outdoor Pool • Retail Shop • 800 Parking Spots
Each of the 144 hotel rooms - including 22 large suites - will have their own name and theme, based on one of the many champion racehorses sold through an Inglis sale ring.
There will be a range of hospitality facilities to service our new and existing customers at the hotel including a paddock to plate style restaurant and gardens named Newmarket Room, a ring-side bar and the Heroic Café in the lobby.
There will be a spectacular rooftop bar and pool deck, known as the Chiltern Pool Deck & Bar, overlooking the racecourse and stable precinct, with sweeping views of the Georges River and Chipping Norton Lake. Also on the rooftop will be a wellness center and day spa to pamper our clients during sales and hotel customers throughout the year, plus a fully equipped gym overlooking the grounds.
There will also be an extensive range of conferencing facilities available which include The Grand Armee Meeting Room and the Gallery as well as the Inglis Sales Arena which adjoins the hotel. Overlooking the sales arena, on The Gallery, will be nine corporate suites for VIPs to dine and bid in private with access to a mezzanine bar, the 1867 Lounge.
The pre-parade ring adjoining the sales arena will honour the company's heritage, with two large metallic fig tree sculptures to provide shelter and character to the facility. Either side of the hotel will be two Moreton Bay fig trees, which have been grown from saplings of the famous Newmarket Fig Tree over many years in readiness for the relocation.
SALE DAY INFORMATION
Where can my staff stay?
There are a number of options in the local area. As we move closer to the relocation Inglis will work with all clients to assist with favourable hotel rates as well as transport options to Riverside Stables.
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Where do my staff eat?
There are a wide range of casual dining options including Golf Club, cafes and restaurants around the Liverpool/Moorebank areas.
TRANSPORT AND ACCOMMODATION
Is there a bus service to and from the sales?
Inglis will provide a range of transport options for vendors and buyers. This will include a shuttle bus service operating in the local area designed for stud staff. For buyers, a full transport service will operate from the airport, Sydney CBD and Eastern Suburbs. More information will be made available in late 2017.
How much are the rooms at the hotel?
Much like current arrangements with Inglis preferred hotel partners, Inglis clients will continue to benefit from discounted rates at hotels in the local area. This includes The William Inglis at Riverside Stables. Hotel rates are expected to be available from September 2017.
Who can stay at the hotel?
During Inglis horse sales, the hotel will primarily be reserved for industry personel. At other times of the year, The William Inglis will cater to a wide range of leisure and business travellers.
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What facilities are there for staff to get food in the stables area?
In addition to the full service restaurant, The Newmarket, there will be a number of pop-up food outlets around the grounds.
How long does it take to get to the complex from Coogee?
Driving from Coogee is estimated to take 45 minutes.
For directions on how to get to us from Coogee click here.
What way would we bring yearlings to the complex from Scone?
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TIMING AND RELOCATION
Are there vet facilities at Warwick Farm?
There will be two vet treatment areas located onsite.
What will our first sale at the new complex be?
Inglis Classic in February 2018.
How many boxes will be available?
There are 850 boxes. There is 1 stable known as The Big Barn, which will be more of a traditional style barn and will cater for weddings and other events.
How many parking spaces will be available?
There is over 1000 car parking spaces available.
When will Inglis relocate?
In late 2017, Inglis will move their office from Randwick to Riverside Stables and it will be on level 2 of The William Inglis. In January 2018, The William Inglis will open to the public. The first yearling sale will be Inglis Classic in February 2018.
155 Governor Macquarie Drive,
Warwick Farm NSW 2170