The Spring Racing Carnival is well underway having kicked off with the first Group 1 of the season on Memsie Stakes Day Caulfield.
Make the most of the AFL Grand Final weekend and be there for when night racing returns to The Valley with the running of the Group 1 Charter Keck Cramer Moir Stakes. Then recover from Grand Final celebrations with Hyland Colours Underwood Stakes Day at Caulfield. Might mare Winx is rumoured to return to Flemington on Turnbull Stakes Day before trying for her fourth Ladbrokes Cox Plate.
Not in the city? No worries… there are plenty of Country Cups to enjoy across the state. Take a weekend trip to the Mallee region for the running of the Ladbrokes Manangatang Cup on Saturday, 13 October, or take a mid-week trip to Bendigo for the Jayco Bendigo Cup on Wednesday, 31 October. There are plenty of options to choose from!
This spring, the races are calling…
There will be so much activity and excitement over the Spring Racing Carnival, here's a snapshot of what you can expect.
From September through to November, witness some of the world’s best horses take part in the Spring Racing Carnival.
There will be plenty to keep you entertained over the Spring Racing Carnival, so kick back and relaxed!
No raceday is complete without fine food and drinks to go with it. From fine dining to local pop-ups, go on and indulge your senses.
Over the Spring Racing Carnival you’ll see ladies and gents in their finest threads with a range of racedays offering highly competitive Fashions on the Field.
Kelly Sports provides children on track at Country Cup days free supervised activities for four hours including games, sports, arts and crafts.
Book yourself a mini marquee, umbrella package or roll out the picnic blanket for a great day on the front lawn at the races.
With 27 Country Cups on offer throughout the Spring Racing Carnival, the Country Races is a hive of activity. Ranging from Fashions on the Field, kids activities and live entertainment - you can get up close to the excitement of the mounting yard, perch up at winning post to see your favourite horse cross the line, immerse yourself in the iconic bookies ring or simply browse behind the scenes in the stalls to see our equine stars and their strappers prepare for the race!
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