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Watch leading Melbourne Cup Carnival contenders go through their final paces at the VRC Trackwork Breakfast.

Join us at Flemington for a rare behind the scenes experience. Open to the general public for the first time, attendees will have the perfect vantage point from the Lawn Stand seating decks to study some of the best thoroughbreds in the world and hear from prominent Flemington trainers sharing insights into their preparations for the most important week on the Australian racing calendar.

Welcoming you to this popular event will be VRC Chairman Neil Wilson with Michael Felgate, host of RSN radio’s morning show, broadcasting live from Flemington and interviewing a number of special guests, including Liam O’Keeffe VRC Senior Manager Flemington Racecourse, plus Jaimee Rogers from TAB will also join us to provide some insider tips on the upcoming Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Enjoy an all-inclusive breakfast offering of granola & yoghurt pots, egg & bacon rolls, assorted sweet muffins, plus tea and coffee and juice.

Back again for the first time since 2019, we anticipate this popular event will sell out fast. Mark your calendar and be ready for the on-sale.

Melbourne Cup Carnival Construction Lockdown

PLEASE NOTE: Due to significant construction at Flemington in preparation for the Melbourne Cup Carnival, much of the site is in construction lockdown, For the safety of our members and guests, we require all attendees at The VRC Trackwork Breakfast to register their details for the event and present identification upon arrival.

Event details:

DATE: Tuesday 25 October 2022

TIME: 5:30am arrival, 6:00am – 9:00am

LOCATION: Champagne Terrace and Lawn Stand, Flemington Racecourse (enter via The Forum)

TICKETS: $35 for members, $45 for guests / non-members

DRESS CODE: Smart casual. Please be advised this is an outdoor all-weather event, members and guests are advised to wear weather appropriate attire.

ON-SALE: Thursday 6 October, via webstore.


INCLUSIONS:

  • Behind the scenes experience watching leading Melbourne Cup Carnival contenders go through their final paces
  • Breakfast options including granola & yoghurt pots, egg & bacon rolls, assorted sweet muffins, tea and coffee, and juice.
  • Insights from prominent Flemington trainers about their Melbourne Cup Carnival preparations
  • Insider tips from TAB representative Jamiee Rogers​
  • Q&A with VRC Senior Manager at Flemington Racecourse, Liam O’Keeffe​