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Emirates Melbourne Cup Day

  • Flemington Racecourse 448 Epsom Road Flemington, VIC, 3031 Australia (map)

The A$6.2 million Emirates Melbourne Cup is the signature race of the Melbourne Cup Carnival and the pinnacle of the Australian racing calendar.

Each year thousands of racegoers flock to Flemington’s playground to watch the best staying handicap in the world and witness history in the making as fairy tales come true and the winning connections bestowed Australia’s most revered sporting trophy. It really is the 'race that stops a nation™'.

Emirates Melbourne Cup Day has gained a reputation for fashion with a penchant for drama. It is the day to make your biggest fashion statement with an exotic or outrageous ensemble.

Earlier Event: October 30
Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day
Later Event: November 3
Crown Oaks Day