Carnival Description
Melbourne Racing

The Melbourne summer racing season is an exciting period of group and listed racing events. A little more relaxed than the spring and autumn carnivals yet with all the fun and charm of the best racing events on the annual calendar, Melbourne summer racing offers a diverse racing experience like no other.

Highlights include New Years Day racing and the Chester Manifold Stakes Day at Flemington.

Starts: 1st January 2017
Ends: 11th November 2017
Melbourne Racing
Upcoming Events
Australian Guineas Day Presented by 3AW

“Outstanding racing, live entertainment and a host of activities to captivate racegoers in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere” is what’s promised at Flemington...

Super Saturday

Super Saturday is the highlight of the Flemington Festival of Racing! Stellar racing and fashion are guaranteed, along with a special gourmet food and wine experienc...

AAMI Victoria Derby Day

The Victoria Derby (2500m) is one of the classic Group 1 races held at the Flemington Racecourse during the Melbourne Spring Carnival. It is for 3 year olds held und...

Emirates Melbourne Cup

On Melbourne Cup Day, every Australian knows nothing else matters apart from ‘The Race that Stops A Nation.’ This 3200m or ‘two miler’ race for stayers is on...

Crown Oaks Day

On Crown Oaks Day, crowds flock to Flemington for a glamorous and exciting third day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, headlined by the 2500m Group 1 Crown Oaks race fo...

Emirates Stakes Day

The Melbourne Cup Carnival concludes its festivities with Emirates Stakes Day, also known as the Carnival’s ‘family day.’ Emirates Stakes Day is packed wit...

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