The History of Moorefield Racecourse (1888-1951) is a social history. It abounds with jockeys, apprentices, golfers, bookmakers and SP bookmakers, punters , local residents and other interesting personalities which brings this story alive. The Moore family is acknowledged with both its family history, and Peter Moore’s role in developing the racecourse.
The book has the following chapters: The Moore Family , Moorefield Racecourse; Jockeys , Horses , Trainers and Stables; Marshall Street; Kogarah Golf Club , Moorefield Stories, and Race dates from 1888 until the last race meeting which was held on July 14 1951.
There are many interviews and comments from people, who recall Moorefield . Some interviews are with the descendants of the people, who were connected to Moorefield. Others are from local residents, who lived near the racecourse, or who attended the racecourse, or golfers who played on the racecourse site.