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The Spring Carnival is the highlight of the Victorian racing calendar and features the a host of top quality races including the $8 million Melbourne Cup.

Betting on the Spring Racing Carnival

The Spring Racing Carnival attracts a massive turnover from people betting on the host of feature races. The Melbourne Cup alone will have tens of millions wagered on it. Having a punt on iconic days such as Melbourne Cup day and Victoria Derby day is considered by many to be an Australian tradition. But even those who choose not to bet on racing often participate in activities such as the Melbourne Cup sweep.

Whether you’re a once a year punter or enjoy betting year-round, there are plenty of ways to get your bet on for the Spring Carnival.

Online bookmakers such as Ladbrokes and Neds offer an overall great betting experience. Betting online has never been easier, all you need to do is create an account and you can start betting in less than two minutes.

Depending on your deposit method, many bookmakers will require verification before withdrawing funds but this can often be done using an online verification tool, so there will be no need to jump through hoops to claim your winnings.

Spring Racing Carnival TV Coverage

Watching the Spring Racing Carnival has never been easier.

Whether you’re a racing enthusiast or prefer to catch up with Fashions on the Field, the coverage of the Spring Racing Carnival has grown leaps and bounds in recent years.

If you’re keen to watch the races, you can live stream every race on TAB. Simply sign up via their website then you can stream it straight from their site or download the app.

TV Coverage of the Spring Racing Carnival will be on a number of channels. Channel 7 will have the rights to many of the feature races over the Spring Carnival but the Melbourne Cup Carnival will be hosted by Channel 10. (Channel 78) will also broadcast races, while every race in Australia can be seen live on Sky Racing channels.

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Spring Carnival Group One Races

When Where Race Prize Money Distance Conditions
Aug 31 Caulfield Memsie Stakes $1,000,000 1400m WFA
Sep 14 Flemington Makybe Diva Stakes $750,000 1600m WFA
Sep 21 Caulfield Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes $500,000 1400m Open Hcp
Sep 27 M. Valley AJ Moir Stakes $450,000 1000m WFA
Sep 29 Caulfield Underwood Stakes $750,000 1800m WFA
Oct 07 Flemington Turnbull Stakes $500,000 2000m 4yo+ SW+P
Oct 15 Caulfield Caulfield Guineas $2,000,000 1600m 3yo Open SW
Oct 15 Caulfield Caulfield Stakes $1,000,000 2000m WFA
Oct 15 Caulfield Toorak Handicap $500,000 1600m Open Hcp
Oct 21 Caulfield Caulfield Cup $5,000,000 2400m Open Hcp
Oct 27 M. Valley Manikato Stakes $1,000,000 1200m WFA
Oct 27 M. Valley WS Cox Plate $5,000,000 2040m WFA
Nov 04 Flemington Victoria Derby $2,000,000 2500m 3yo SW
Nov 04 Flemington Cantala Stakes $1,000,000 1600m Quality Hcp
Nov 04 Flemington Coolmore Stud Stakes $1,000,000 1200m 3yo SW
Nov 04 Flemington Myer Classic $500,000 1600m F&M WFA
Nov 07 Flemington Melbourne Cup $7,300,000 3200m Open Hcp
Nov 09 Flemington VRC Oaks $1,000,000 2500m 3yoF SW
Nov 11 Flemington Emirates Stakes $2,000,000 2000m WFA
Nov 11 Flemington VRC Sprint Classic $1,000,000 1200m WFA
Nov 18 Caulfield Thousand Guineas $500,000 1600m 3yoF Open SW
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