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 Sportsbet, 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 Sportsbet. 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.
Racing.com (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
|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 05||Flemington||Turnbull Stakes||$500,000||2000m||4yo+ SW+P|
|Oct 12||Caulfield||Caulfield Guineas||$2,000,000||1600m||3yo Open SW|
|Oct 12||Caulfield||Caulfield Stakes||$1,000,000||2000m||WFA|
|Oct 12||Caulfield||Toorak Handicap||$500,000||1600m||Open Hcp|
|Oct 12||Caulfield||Thousand Guineas||$500,000||1600m||3yoF Open SW|
|Oct 19||Caulfield||Caulfield Cup||$5,000,000||2400m||Open Hcp|
|Oct 25||M. Valley||Manikato Stakes||$1,000,000||1200m||WFA|
|Oct 26||M. Valley||WS Cox Plate||$5,000,000||2040m||WFA|
|Nov 02||Flemington||Victoria Derby||$2,000,000||2500m||3yo SW|
|Nov 02||Flemington||Cantala Stakes||$1,000,000||1600m||Quality Hcp|
|Nov 02||Flemington||Coolmore Stud Stakes||$1,000,000||1200m||3yo SW|
|Nov 02||Flemington||Myer Classic||$500,000||1600m||F&M WFA|
|Nov 05||Flemington||Melbourne Cup||$7,300,000||3200m||Open Hcp|
|Nov07-19||Flemington||VRC Oaks||$1,000,000||2500m||3yoF SW|
|Nov09-19||Flemington||VRC Sprint Classic||$1,000,000||1200m||WFA|