Venue Policy

The Royal Turf Club as an organization was born of a genuine and burning desire and passion for the development of the sport of horse racing. The organization is led by a group of professionals and horse racing enthusiasts who are keen on restoring to its former glory, a sport that holds much promise and potential.The Royal Turf Club aims to reinvigorate the sport by introducing free and fair horse racing across the country in both rural and urban area.

Venue Tickets and Admission

Royal Turf Club (referred to herein as "we" or "us") for the Nuwara Eliya racecourse or events taking place at this venue is authorised to sell tickets to events taking place at the Venue.

Definitions and Interpretation

In these Terms, certain words have specific meanings, as follows:

“we” / “us” / “our”
means Royal Turf Club.
“Event”
means a horse racing event taking place at the Royal Turf Club, Nuwara Eliya.
“Organiser”
means The Royal Turf Club.
“Nuwara Eliya Racecouse”
means the Royal Turf Club, Race course, Nuwara Eliya Town, Sri Lanka;
“Ticket”
means a ticket, electronic ticket, wristband or any other device giving the bearer the right to attend an Event.
“Ticket Agent”
means a person authorised by The Royal Turf Club to sell Tickets on behalf of us.
“Venue”
means The Royal turf Club Nuwara Eliya where horse racing events take place.
“Venue Terms”
means these terms and conditions.
“you” / “your”
means any person seeking admission to the The Royal Turf Club, nuwara Eliya or any Venue to attend an Event.


Ticket Cancellation

1. Tickets are not refundable.

2. Once tickets are booked no cancellations are accepted.

3. Tickets are transferable. But such transfers should be notified to RTC at least 14 days before the race dates.

4. RTC Silver, RTC Gold, and RTC Diamond Package Guests please note that Flights are based on weather conditions. In the event flights are cancelled the following refunds will be effected;

  • (a) RTC Silver- Refund will be Rs 100,000.00
  • (b) RTC Gold- Refund will be Rs 100,000.00
  • (c) RTC Diamond- Refund will be Rs 100,000.00

5. Races are heavily dependent on weather. As such if the whole race day is to be cancelled the following refunds will be applicable.

  • (a) Grand Stand- Rs 1,250.00 per person
  • (b) Corporate Box- Rs 2,500.00 per person
  • (c ) RTC Alpine Package- Rs 1,250 per person
  • (c) RTC Nuwara Eliya Package- Rs 1,250 per person
  • (d) RTC Baker Package- Rs 2,500 per person
  • (e) RTC Green Hills Package- Rs 1,250 per person
  • (f) RTC Bronze Package- Rs 2,500 per person
  • (g) RTC Silver Package- Rs 2,500 per person
  • (h) RTC Gold Package- Rs 12,500 per person.
  • (i) RTC Diamond Package- Rs 12,500 per person

6. If one or more races are conducted no refunds will be made.

7. Refunds for tickets purchase in cash will be made in cash. Refunds for tickets purchased via credit cards will be refunded to the particular credit card.