Racing returns to Flemington for the ultimate tribute to the legends of our sport; both equine and human.

They say that legends aren’t made they are born, then nurtured, trained and coached.

Their determination, sometimes against all odds, to achieve greatness is what lifts the spirit and propels us toward the future. Today we celebrate the legends of our racing greatness – big of heart, equine and human, racing immortals and the everyday heroes of our sport and our Club. 

The nine-race program will see the best summer sprinters light up the Flemington straight in the Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) while the long-distance gallopers will test their skills over 2500m in the stayers trophy.

Another highlight on the card is the two-year-old sprint, with many keeping a close eye on this race to see if a star will emerge from the next generation.

Off the track we will have live appearances from some of Flemington’s greatest legends of our sport, and you can visit two Living Legends in the Parade Ring stalls throughout the day.

Saturday 11 December 2021

Gates open: 11:35am

First race: 12:35pm
Last race: 5:40pm

The Races

Name Group Class Distance P$  Acceptances Winner
1. Greg Miles Trophy   Super Vobis 3YO BM70 Handicap 1100m $130,000 View acceptances 5. Stupendo
2. Brew Handicap   3YO & up BM70 Handicap 1600m $75,000 View acceptances 7. Brasada
3. Fiona McIntyre Sprint   3YO & Up Fillies and Mares BM78 Handicap  1100m $130,000 View acceptances 6. Florescent Star
4. Mahogany Handicap   3YO & Up BM78 2500m $130,000 View acceptances 5. Seewhatyouthink
5. Efficient Living Legends Plate   3Y BM70 1400m $130,000 View acceptances 7. Philadelphia Storm
6. Des Gleeson Handicap   3YO & Up BM84 Handicap 1400m $130,000 View acceptances 2. Lighthouse
7. Kensington Stakes Listed 3YO+ Open Handicap (Kensington Stakes) 1000m $200,000 View acceptances 6. Mileva
8. Gary Fennessy Handicap   3YO & Up BM84 Handicap 1800m $130,000 View acceptances 12. Five Kingdom
9. Darren Gauci Trophy   3YO & Up BM70 Handicap 1200m $130,000 View acceptances 9. Pioneer River

For VRC Members

VRC Legends Tour

VRC Legends Tour

Join us for an exclusive racecourse tour for VRC members. You’ll visit the Carbine Stalls, Makybe Diva Statue and the Living Legends visiting us on course today. Tours will be schedule between races. Register your interest on the day in the Members Betting Ring.

A legendary tribute

A legendary tribute

Members are invited to visit The Club Stand Lobby and The Atrium to view a special photographic tribute to legends old and new, including Michelle Payne and Winx. This exhibition has been specially curated by our Art and Heritage team.

Get that winning feeling

Get that winning feeling

Haven’t registered for our VRC Member Stakes yet? Register by 12pm Wednesday 8th December and join over 3000 members for your chance to win BIG every race day!


For all racegoers

Flemington Family Lawn

Flemington Family Lawn

Looking for somewhere to bring the kids? Enjoy the family friendly fun on the Flemington Family Lawn, in The Elms. Away from the hustle and bustle, you can relax in comfort, enjoy the racing and watch the kids enjoy the fun-filled activities on offer, including face painting and lawn games.

Living Legends

Living Legends

Living Legends Efficient (Stall 1) and Brew (Stall 2) will be on course so make sure you visit them in The Parade Ring to say “hi” to these turf legends or see them parade in the Mounting Yard.

The Lounge

The Lounge

Witness every finish while relaxing with mates in The Lounge inside Saintly Place West. With quick access out to the Winning Post, billiards and foosball, The Lounge is a great spot to enjoy all the racing action and a day of socialising with mates.

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins Weekend Package

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins Weekend Package

Two nights accommodation and breakfast in a Prestige Suite including Club Sofitel Lounge access for two people at Sofitel Melbourne On Collins.

Valued at $1560

*Participating VRC Members also eligible for bonus prizes

Terms and conditions apply

Try your chance at trivia!

Try your chance at trivia!

Put your knowledge to the test in our race day trivia competition on the VRC Members Facebook group for your chance to win some amazing prizes! Be sure to tell us your member number so we can admit you into the group.


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