Fun is the name of the game.

As a week’s worth of competitive racing and endless style starts to wind down, don’t let the celebrations wrap up too quickly. Keep on revelling in the spirit of the Carnival on this day full of fun and relaxed summery vibes, capped by the AUD$2 million Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes.

Take part in all the activities on offer for young and old, as we throw an all-day party featuring music, fashion and food that just can’t be missed.

Saturday 6 November 2021


First race: 12:40pm 

Last race: 5:50pm 


Gates open: 10:40am


Race 8 Mackinnon Stakes: 5:10pm

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.

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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$
Very Special Kids Pin and Win Trophy   BM80 Grand Hcp *qualifying cond 2000m $150,000
The Amanda Elliott LR 3YO Hcp (VRC Springtime Stakes) 1400m $175,000
Paramount+ Chatham Stakes Group 3 Hcp (Chatham Stakes) 1400m $200,000
Incognitus Recognition Trophy   4YO&Up BM90 Hcp 1600m $130,000
Queen Elizabeth Stakes Group 3 Quality Hcp (VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes) 2600m $300,000
Darley Sprint Classic Group 1 WFA (Victoria Racing Club Stakes) 1200m $2,000,000
TAB Matriarch Stakes Group 2 Mares SW&P (Matriarch Stakes) 2000m $300,000
Paramount+ Mackinnon Stakes Group 1 WFA (LKS Mackinnon Stakes) 2000m $2,000,000
World Horse Racing Grand Handicap   BM80 Grand Hcp *qualifying cond 1100m $150,000

 

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 Paramount+ Stakes Day and tune in live to Hot Dub Time Machine for the 75 minute set after the last race.

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