2020 AAMI Victoria Derby Day
2020 Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
2020 Kennedy Oaks Day
2020 Seppelt Wines Stakes Day
Catch up on the latest news and racing events.
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Just for Fun competition
Food & drink
This is the place for Flemington flavours, drinks and dining.
Pin & Win
The VRC is proud to support Very Special Kids as the Pin & Win charity partner for 2020.
Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour
Share in the magic that is the Lexus Melbourne Cup trophy.
The Race of Dreams
View the winner of The Race of Dreams
Attendance at 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival
Lexus Melbourne Cup
The Race of Dreams
2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival
A celebration of fashion and racing
This year our famous fashion competition comes to you. Learn about the all new modernised format and draw inspiration from past winners.
Carnival flavours come home
Recreate a Flemington favourite at home. Great food and drink ideas, inspiration and recipes to indulge every race day.
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Melbourne Cup Carnival showcases world-class racing in a year like no other
Oliver and Personal combine for Kennedy Oaks win
Champion jockey Damien Oliver recorded a remarkable sixth victory in the Kennedy Oaks when blueblood filly Personal won the $1 million staying classic for three-year-old fillies.Read more
Kangaroo Island wins Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour National Sweep
The bushfire-ravaged community of Kangaroo Island in South Australia is $100,000 richer today thanks to the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour National Sweep, after Twilight Payment led from start to finish to win the 160th Lexus Melbourne Cup yesterday.Read more
Olympians Amanda Ross and Emma Booth announced as VRC Ambassadors
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is delighted to announce Sydney Olympian Amanda Ross and Rio Paralympian Emma Booth as its newest VRC Ambassadors.Read more
Statement from the Victoria Racing Club – Anthony Van Dyck
The heartbreaking injury and subsequent euthanasia of Anthony Van Dyck during Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup is still raw for everyone at the Victoria Racing Club (VRC).Read more
Ireland’s Twilight Payment wins the Lexus Melbourne Cup
It was another Irish-trained victory in the Lexus Melbourne Cup as Twilight Payment led from start to finish in the $8 million ‘race that stops a nation’ ™ at Flemington Racecourse.Read more
Melbourne Cup Foundation announced
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is delighted to announce the launch of the Melbourne Cup Foundation, on the eve of the 160th running of the Lexus Melbourne Cup.Read more
Victoria Racing Club announces epic entertainment line-up
A star-studded line-up of Australian music sensations will take to the stage throughout the 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival with the Victoria Racing Club.Read more
Nadia Bartel saddles up for a new-look Melbourne Cup Carnival
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) today announced Melbourne businesswoman and fashion identity Nadia Bartel as the 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival Ambassador.Read more
Sporting legend Denis Pagan wins the AAMI Victoria Derby
AFL dual-premiership winning coach turned racehorse trainer Denis Pagan has won the 167th running of the $2 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby with Johnny Get Angry at Flemington Racecourse today.Read more
Super mare Makybe Diva returns to Flemington
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is delighted to announce that Australia’s staying superstar, Makybe Diva, will return to Flemington on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 3 November, to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of her unprecedented third victory in the Melbourne Cup.Read more
Cup Week roses to thank frontline workers
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) will say a very Flemington thank you to frontline workers and local community organisations by gifting them roses from Flemington Racecourse’s world-famous rose bushes following the 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival.Read more