The Melbourne Cup is raced at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday in November, and it is run over 3200m. A total of 24 horses make up the final field with no emergencies in the race. There are a total of 10 races on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington.
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Melbourne Cup Race Times:
In in Victoria, NSW, Tasmania and ACT the Melbourne Cup will be run at 3pm (AEDT).
In Queensland the Melbourne Cup will be run at 2pm (AEST).
In Western Australia the Melbourne Cup will be run at 12pm
In the Northern Territory the Melbourne Cup will be run at 1.30pm.
In South Australia the Melbourne Cup will be run at 2.30pm.
Melbourne Cup day Races:
The first race on Melbourne Cup Day is at 10.45am (AEDT) and the last race is at 5.15pm (AEDT).
Race 1: 10.45am (AEDT) – 1000m Darley Maribyrnong Stakes
Race 2: 11.20am (AEDT) – 1400m World Horse Racing Desirable Stakes
Race 3: 12pm (AEDT) – 1000m Schweppervescence Plate
Race 4: 12.40pm (AEDT) – 2800m The Macca’s Run
Race 5: 1.20pm (AEDT) – 1800m TAB Trophy
Race 6: 1.55pm (AEDT) – 1400m Grinders Coffee Roasters Trophy
Race 7: 3pm (AEDT) – 3200m Lexus Melbourne Cup
Race 8: 4pm (AEDT) – 1800m Furphy Plate
Race 9: 4.40pm (AEDT) – 1400m The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes
Race 10: 5.15pm (AEDT) – 1200m MSS Security Sprint
How To Watch:
If you want to watch the race on the TV, it will be broadcast on Channel Ten. Their broadcast will start at 10am AEDT and finish at 5:30pm (AEDT) after the last race of the day.
Melbourne Cup Field:
|1||ANTHONY VAN DYCK (IRE)||Aidan O’Brien||Hugh Bowman||3||58.5kg|
|2||AVILIUS (GB)||James Cummings||John Allen||10||57kg|
|0||VOW AND DECLARE||Danny O’Brien||Jamie Mott (late alt)||4||57kg|
|4||MASTER OF REALITY (IRE)||Joseph O’Brien||Ben Melham||11||56kg|
|5||SIR DRAGONET (IRE)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Glen Boss||14||55.5kg|
|6||TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE)||Joseph O’Brien||Jye McNeil||12||55.5kg|
|7||VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ)||Chris Waller||Mark Zahra||15||55.5kg||0.5kg|
|8||MUSTAJEER (GB)||Kris Lees||Michael Rodd||2||55kg|
|9||STRATUM ALBION (GB)||Willie Mullins||Jordan Childs||9||55kg|
|10||DASHING WILLOUGHBY (GB)||Andrew Balding||Michael Walker||19||54.5kg|
|11||FINCHE (GB)||Chris Waller||James McDonald||6||54.5kg|
|12||PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB)||Charlie Fellowes||Jamie Kah||1||54.5kg|
|13||SURPRISE BABY (NZ)||Paul Preusker||Craig Williams||7||54.5kg|
|14||KING OF LEOGRANCE (FR)||Danny O’Brien||Damian Lane||18||53.5kg|
|15||RUSSIAN CAMELOT (IRE)||Danny O’Brien||Damien Oliver||16||53.5kg|
|16||STEEL PRINCE (IRE)||Anthony & Sam Freedman||William Pike||21||53.5kg||1.0kg|
|17||THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Daniel Stackhouse||5||53.5kg|
|0||ASHRUN (FR)||Andreas Wohler||Declan Bates (late alt)||24||53kg|
|19||WARNING||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Luke Currie||8||53kg|
|20||ETAH JAMES (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Billy Egan||22||52.5kg|
|21||TIGER MOTH (IRE)||Aidan O’Brien||Kerrin McEvoy||23||52.5kg||2.5kg|
|22||OCEANEX (NZ)||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||Dean Yendall||17||51.5kg|
|23||MIAMI BOUND (NZ)||Danny O’Brien||Daniel Moor||13||51kg|
|24||PERSAN||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Michael Dee||20||51kg||1.0kg|