Melbourne Cup 2018

Melbourne Cup 2018
Flemington Racecourse
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Tuesday 6th November

 


 

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most prestigious annual Thoroughbred horse race. It is a 3,200-metre race for three-year-olds and over, conducted by the Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It is the richest "two-mile" handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races. The event starts at 3 pm on the first Tuesday in November and is known locally as "the race that stops a nation".

The Melbourne Cup has a long tradition, with the first race held in 1861. 

FASHION & ENTERTAINMENT
The Melbourne Cup Carnival, where the best dressed come out to play. This year, fun meets fashion in an electrifying atmosphere, as Flemington plays host to a wide variety of Fashion events, competitions and more.