Brace yourself for the thrill of the year.
Start preparing now to revel in the spirit of the Carnival’s showcase race day, one that never fails to excite. Throw yourself into a day-long celebration of the biggest racing event of the year, anywhere in the world.
Feel the excitement take hold from the moment you enter Flemington’s famous grounds. Be there to revel in the moment for yourself, as you step into a world of elegance and energy, beauty and buzz. The centrepiece race, the running of the $8 million Lexus Melbourne Cup is always a moment made for history.
Tuesday 2 November 2021
First race: 10:45am
Last race: 5:15pm
Gates open: 8:45am
Race 7 Lexus Melbourne Cup: 3:00pm
Melbourne Cup Carnival On Sale
Get ready to once again experience, live and in person, the excitement and energy of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
A pure focus on racing, dining and refreshing beverages, all served up with your enjoyment and satisfaction in mind.
|Darley Maribyrnong Plate||Group 3||2YO SW (Maribyrnong Plate)||1000m||$200,000|
|Resimax Group Subzero Handicap||Greys Hcp BM90 Hcp||1400m||$130,000|
|The Schweppervescence Plate||3YO SW&P||1000m||$130,000|
|The Macca's Run||BM96 Hcp||2800m||$130,000|
|TAB Trophy||LR||3YO SW&P (Batman Stakes)||1800m||$175,000|
|Grinders Coffee Roasters Trophy||BM90 Hcp No Grey||1400m||$130,000|
|Lexus Melbourne Cup||Group 1||Hcp (Melbourne Cup)||3200m||$7,750,000|
|Furphy Plate||LR||Hcp (Melbourne Cup Day Plate)||1800m||$175,000|
|The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes||Group 3||4YO Mares (Maybe Mahal Stakes)||1400m||$200,000|
|MSS Security Sprint||LR||Hcp (Always Welcome Stakes)||1200m||$175,000|
Live entertainment set to shine
Some of the biggest names in Australian entertainment are set to return to the stage for the first time in more than two years when they perform at Flemington Racecourse this Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Hot Dub Cup Machine
Keep the party going this Lexus Melbourne Cup Day and tune in live to Hot Dub Time Machine for the 75 minute set after the last race.
For VRC Members
Enjoy Flemington Flavours at home
This Melbourne Cup Carnival, turn up the flavours at home to match the excitement on the track. Our fabulous food partners have pulled out all the stops to curate the most delicious array of race day feasts.
The Peachito Cocktail
A fresh taste on your standard Mojito, with spring time peaches!
VRC Member Stakes
Check here to see if you are in the running to win a $200 Food and Beverage Credit loaded onto your membership card.
Members registered by 12pm Wednesday 27 October 2021 will be eligible for all four race days of the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival.