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PENFOLDS VICTORIA DERBY DAY - Saturday 2nd November, 2024

Considered one of the most prestigious days of racing in Australasia, featuring a card of nine Group races, four at the elite Group 1 level. The feature Group 1 Penfolds Victoria Derby – worth A$2 million – is Australia’s premier staying classic for three-year-olds. The fashion stakes are equally high with the Fashions on the Field competition. This is the day for classic elegance, which sets the pace for the entire week. Traditionally, black and white has been the prominent colour scheme for women, while men often chose to wear a grey morning suit, top hat, peacock vest and pin-stripe pants.

LEXUS MELBOURNE CUP DAY - Tuesday 5th November, 2024

The Lexus Melbourne Cup Day is a truly spectacular event and the focal point of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. While most of Australia stops to watch or listen to the race, there’s nothing like being there amongst the 100,000 plus crowd to experience this truly unique event.

The excitement slowly builds to its 3pm fever pitch when everything at the track comes to a stop for 200 heart-pounding seconds. Each year, a new chapter is written, a new legend is made and a new dream comes true as the winning connections take Australia’s most famous sporting trophy.

VRC OAKS DAY - Thursday 7th November, 2024

Known as the ultimate style day of the Carnival, and commonly referred to as ‘ladies day’, women of all ages come together dressed in their most feminine ensemble. The winner of the national competition Fashions on the Field is announced on VRC Oaks Day, reinforcing its importance on the fashion calendar. The racing highlight is the Group 1 VRC Oaks, a A$1 million classic for three-year-old fillies over 2500m.


  • 7 nights accommodation at your choice of hotel from the list below.

  • Entry into Flemington Racecourse and Lawn Stand Reserve Seating for Penfolds Victoria Derby Day (2nd November).

  • Entry into Flemington Racecourse and Lawn Stand Reserve Seating for Lexus Melbourne Cup Day (5th November).

  • Entry into Flemington Racecourse for VRC Oaks Day (7th November).


  • Option to upgrade Reserved Grandstand Seating.

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Cost - Price Per Person

Other hotels are available to quote on request. Please contact us with dates and preferred hotel and we'll get back to you with a quote.

Ticket Upgrades - Price Per Person Net

Hill Stand

Located opposite the Winning Post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and the Melbourne  city skyline.

The Hill Stand is covered, however, the front and sides of the Stand
are subject to weather conditions.

Makybe Diva Marquee

A marquee fit for champions.

Take a page from the great horse herself and rise to the top of the entertainment field with a seat in the exquisite Makybe Diva® Marquee.

Payment Terms

50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking

Balance due 5 August 2024. Full payment for hospitality upgrades are due at the time of booking.

All payments for Melbourne Cup Carnival packages are fully non-refundable & non-transferable.

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