2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival

The race that stops a nation, be there for all the action on and off the field at the AAMI Victoria Derby Day (03 Nov 18) and the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day (06 Nov 18)

Widely regarded as one of the most prestigious days of racing in Australasia, AAMI Victoria Derby Day held on Saturday 3rd November 2018 is known as a day of exceptional racing, fabulous fashion and colourful entertainment. Although the dress code is black and white, it’s an incredibly colourful day. Myer’s Fashions on the Field competition begins for both men and women, with ladies embracing the classic dress-code of black and white and men decked out in sleek grey suits. 

Traditionally held on the 1st Tuesday in November, the 2018 Lexus Melbourne Cup will be run on Tuesday 6th November 2018.

For a few minutes in the afternoon more than 100,000 people watch in awe as the world’s best stayers run the world’s most famous race – the AU$6.25 million Lexus Melbourne Cup. As the horses cross the finish line the crowd erupts and you can hear the cheers for miles.

Run over 3,200 metres, the Lexus Melbourne Cup is widely considered to be the best staying handicap in the world. Offering the richest prize in Australian sport – an 18ct solid gold trophy valued at AU$175,000, a day on the track at this iconic event is a unique chance to watch history in the making. 


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