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
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Melbourne Cup Carnival On Sale

Get ready to once again experience, live and in person, the excitement and energy of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

EXPLORE PACKAGES AND EXPERIENCES
General Public
GENERAL PUBLIC ON-SALE 12PM FRIDAY 29 OCTOBER

General Public

A pure focus on racing, dining and refreshing beverages, all served up with your enjoyment and satisfaction in mind.

LAWN STAND RESERVED SEATING

WILDFLOWER LUXE POD

PARADE LAWN POD


The Races

Name Group Class Distance P$
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

 

What's on

Live entertainment set to shine

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.

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Hot Dub Cup Machine

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.

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For VRC Members

Plan your visit

Competitions

Get in and win!

Get in and win!

Enter our Spring Carnival tipping, sweeps and trivia games with over $120,000 to be won.

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Pin & Win

Pin & Win

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is proud to support Very Special Kids as the Pin & Win charity partner for 2021.

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