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.
Melbourne Cup Information. The Melbourne Cup always approaches fast, with the 2018 edition commencing at 3pm, Tuesday 6th November. The race that stops a nation is more exciting than ever this year, with a number of celebrations taking place both inside and outside the racecourse.
The Emirates Melbourne Cup is the most important race on the Australian horse racing calendar.It isn’t called “The Race That Stops A Nation” for nothing – Australia really does come to a halt for an afternoon to watch the Melbourne Cup, which is the world’s richest handicap.
Melbourne Cup 2018 – Racenet offers the latest information about the biggest race in the spring racing calendar. Stay in the know with key aspects including: race time horses odds news form guide tips field best odds past results and statistics with Racenet.
Melbourne Cup Day is Australia’s best known horse racing event held on the first Tuesday of November every year. It is an annual public holiday in the state of Victoria. This event is popularly dubbed as “the race that stops the nation”.
The ‘Race That Stops a Nation™’, the Melbourne Cup, was run for the 157th time in 2017 in front of almost 90,000 cheering fans as well as millions who tune-in around Australia, and indeed, the world!In a thrilling finish, Rekindling won the Cup just 0.4 lengths ahead of Johannes Vermeer. The win handed owner, Lloyd Williams his sixth Melbourne Cup and his second in a row after also
Melbourne Cup Field 2018. The Melbourne Cup field is the biggest assembled on the Australian racing calendar with 24 declared runners. There is no provision for emergencies as TABs in Australia only cater for a maximum 24 numbers.
Melbourne (/ ˈ m ɛ l b ər n / ( listen) MEL-bərn) is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. The name "Melbourne" covers an urban agglomeration spanning 9,992.5 km 2 (3,858.1 sq mi), which comprises the broader metropolitan area, as well as being the common name for its city centre.The metropolis is located on the large natural bay of Port
6 Night “Pacific Eden” Lexus Melbourne Cup cruise from Sydney 2018 packages include: 6 nights’ accommodation aboard the P&O Pacific Eden including (view room type prices): . Return coach transfers to and from Flemington Racecourse.; General Admission entry into Flemington Racecourse on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
Melbourne, city, capital of the state of Victoria, Australia.It is located at the head of Port Phillip Bay, on the southeastern coast.Although the central city is the home of fewer than 100,000 people, it is the core of an extensive metropolitan area—the world’s most southerly with a population of more than 1,000,000.