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Please contact MaXXimus Australia for information on available packages for the Melbourne Cup Carnival and Cox’s Plate in Melbourne, and Melbourne Cup Day at Royal Randwick, Sydney.
The Victoria Derby is an Australian Thoroughbred horse race held annually on the first day of Melbourne's annual Spring Racing Carnival, Victorian Derby Day, held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. A Group One race for three-year-old horses, it is raced on a left-handed turf course at a distance of 2,500 metres (1.553 miles). It marks the beginning of Melbourne Cup Week with Victoria Derby Day traditionally held on the Saturday prior to Melbourne Cup Day, which is the first Tuesday…Find out more »
The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major Thoroughbred horse race. Billed as the race that stops a nation, it is a race for three-year-olds and over, held over a distance of 3,200 metres. It is the richest and most prestigious "two-mile" handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races in the world. The Melbourne Cup is held at around 3 pm on the first Tuesday in November by the Victoria Racing Club, on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. The…Find out more »
Melbourne Cup Royal Randwick The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race, run over 3200 metres for three-year-olds and over. The Race is also the richest "two-mile" handicap in the world and one of the richest turf races. Every year at 3 pm on the first Tuesday of November, millions of Australians across the country tune in to watch or listen to the Melbourne Cup - ‘the race that stops the nation!’ For those who can’t make the trip…Find out more »
The Crown Oaks Day is the third day of the most popular event on the spring racing calendar, the Melbourne Cup Spring Racing Carnival. The crown Oaks day is raced at Flemington Racecourse. It boasts a great day of racing and of course boasts group 1 racing. Oaks is often regarded as Ladies day of the calendar, on the day some of the best fashions of the field can be seen. The 'Oaks' race was first run back in 1861,…Find out more »
The Spring Carnival - Stakes day (also known as the Emirates Stakes day), is the final day of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival at Flemington Racecourse. Stakes Day is held on the Saturday directly following Melbourne Cup Day (the first Tuesday in November). The 'Stakes' were first run in 1881. Stakes Day is also known as Family Day of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, with extra events aimed at children and families scheduled throughout the day. A popular event introduced…Find out more »