The countdown is on for a magical Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Join us for a special Carnival edition of Inside Headquarters Live – an evening packed with inspiring guest speakers, the latest news and insights from HQ, and your chance to win a major prize.

Hosted by Jaimee Rogers, a great evening awaits – with lively conversation and special guests guaranteed.

The VRC Leadership Team, represented by our Chairman Neil Wilson and CEO Steve Rosich, will bring you up to date with the latest news and plans ahead of the 2023 Melbourne Cup Carnival.

A magnificent line up of guest speakers will be announced shortly – so get ready to secure your spot when registrations open 10am Tuesday 3 October.

A Taste of Flemington – a culinary experience

Guests will be treated to a complimentary tasting experience with food stations serving up a selection of savoury and sweet culinary delights throughout the evening. This is an opportunity to sample some of the dishes that will be presented to members and guests on course during Cup Week.


  • A ‘Taste of Flemington’ culinary delights
  • Four complimentary glasses of beer, wine, sparkling or soft drink
  • Live entertainment
  • Prize draw

Please note: Due to significant construction at Flemington ahead of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, much of the site is in lockdown. For the safety of our members and guests, we require all attendees at Inside Headquarters Live to register their details for the event and present identification upon arrival.




Monday 30 October



6:30pm arrival for 7pm start. Event close 9:00pm.



The Atrium in The Grandstand, Flemington Racecourse



FREE, but registrations are essential


Ticket Limit

1 Member, 1 Guest


Dress Code

Smart casual