GROUP 1 EMIRATES MELBOURNE CUP

 

Download the full conditions for the 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup.

 

Total Prizemoney:  

Date:             Tuesday 7 November 2017

Distance:       3200 metres (16 furlongs/ / two mile)

Racecourse:   Flemington

Conditions:     Handicap

Surface: Turf (left-handed)

Field Size:     24 (no emergencies)

 

PRIZEMONEY BREAKDOWN

 

KEY DATES AND FEES 

 

Nomination / Entries 12pm Tuesday 29 August $1,650
Late Nomination 12pm Tuesday 5 September $5,500
Handicaps / Weights Released Tuesday 12 September  
First Acceptance 12pm Tuesday 10 October $2,640
Second Acceptance 10am Monday 30 October $4,620
Final Acceptance & Rider Notification 4.30pm Saturday 4  November $49,500

 

Contact Racing Victoria to nominate your horse

 

Minimum handicap weight:

3YO 49.0kg / 7st 10lb
4YO & Up 50.0kg / 7st 12lb