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The 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival is the highlight of spring racing in Victoria and features four magnificent days of racing in early November at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne.

The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) administers racing at Flemington racecourse and Melbourne Cup week is one of the biggest events on the sporting calendar each year in Australia and the jewel in the crown of the 2017 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival in Melbourne.

AAMI Victoria Derby Day on Saturday 4th November 2017 is the first day of the four-day Flemington spring racing carnival with the Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby the feature race of the day for three-year-olds over 2500 metres.

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The following Tuesday 7th November 2017 is Melbourne Cup Day where the 'race that stops a nation' takes centre stage held in front of more than 100,000 racing fans at Flemington. The Group 1 Melbourne Cup is the richest handicap race in the world over 3200m (2 miles) and is always held on the first Tuesday in November each year.

Two days later on Thursday 9th November 2017 is Crown Oaks Day where the countries best fillies gather together for the Group 1 Crown Oaks over 2500 metres. Emirates Stakes Day is the final day of the four-day Flemington carnival on Saturday 11th November 2017 with the Group 1 Emirates Stakes over 1600 metres the feature race of the day.

2017 AAMI Victoria Derby Day Program

2017 AAMI Victoria Derby Day - Saturday 4th November 2017
Derby Day takes place on the Saturday before Melbourne Cup Day and is widely recognised as one of the greatest days of racing anywhere in the world, with four Group 1 races, two Group 2 races and three Group 3 races on the card, including the AAMI Victoria Derby.

# Time Purse Status Race Distance Race Type
1 11.45am $251,500 Gr3 Carbine Club Stakes  1600m 3yo SW+P
2 12.20pm $302,000 Gr2 Wakeful Stakes  2000m 3yoF SW+P
3 1.00pm $251,500 Gr3 Chatham Stakes  1400m Handicap
4 1.40pm $502,500 Gr1 Coolmore Stud Stakes  1200m 3yo SW
5 2.25pm $251,500 Gr3 The Lexus Stakes  2500m Quality
6 3.05pm $1,002,500 Gr1 Mackinnon Stakes  2000m WFA
7 3.50pm $1,510,000 Gr1 AAMI Victoria Derby  2500m 3yo SW
8 4.35pm $502,500 Gr1 Myer Classic  1600m F&M WFA
9 5.20pm $302,000 Gr2 Salinger Stakes  1200m Handicap

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2017 Melbourne Cup Day Program

2017 Melbourne Cup Day - Tuesday 7th November 2017
Melbourne Cup Day, on the Tuesday, is the biggest day of the week long carnival at Flemington and it's the social event of the year in the city of Melbourne, with the highlight being the running of the Melbourne Cup at 3pm.

# Time Purse Status Race Distance Race Type
1 10.40am $151,500 Gr3 Ottawa Stakes 1000m  2yoF Sw
2 11.20am $101,500 tab.com.au Trophy 1700m  Mares Hcp
3 10.00pm $101,500 JB Cummings Plate 2800m  0-96 Hcp
4 12.40pm $101,500   Lavazza Short Black 1400m  4&5yo 0-90
5 1.20pm $101,500 Schweppes 1000m  3yo SW+P
6 2.00pm $151,500 LR Lexus Hybrid Plate 1400m  3yoF SW+P
7 3.00pm $6,200,000 Gr1 2017 Melbourne Cup 3200m  Handicap
8 3.55pm $151,500 LR James Boag's Stakes 1800m  Handicap
9 4.35pm $101,500 Mss Security Sprint 1200m  Handicap
10 5.15pm $201,500 Gr3 Maybe Mahal Stakes 1400m Mares SW+P

2017 Melbourne Cup
The $6,175,000 Melbourne Cup will take place on Tuesday 1st November 2017 at Flemington racecourse over a distance of 3200 metres under handicap conditions. The 2014 Melbourne Cup was won by Protectionist from Red Cadeaux and Who Shot Thebarman.

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2017 VRC Oaks Day Program

2017 VRC Oaks Day - Thursday 11th November 2017
Crown Oaks Day celebrates a day of fashion for the females and is known as 'Ladies Day', with the main race of the day being the Crown Oaks for fillies.

# Time Purse Status Race Distance Race Type
1 12.15pm $101,500 7News Plate 1700m  F&M 0-70 Hcp
2 12.55pm $101,500 Swisse Wellness Trophy 1800m  0-90 Hcp
3 1.35pm $151,500 Gr3 Red Roses Stakes 1100m 3yoF SW+P
4 2.15pm $101,500   Apia Celebrating Greys 1400m  Greys 0-90
5 2.55pm $201,500 Gr3 Begonia Belle Stakes 1100m  Mares SW+P
6 3.35pm $151,500 LR TCL 4K UHD TV Stakes 1800m  3yo Hcp
7 4.15pm $151,500 LR Dilmah Earl Grey Stakes  1000m  SW+P
8 5.00pm $1,005,000 Gr1 VRC Oaks 2500m  3yoF SW
9 5.45pm $101,500 Oaks Resorts Plate 1600m Handicap 

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2017 Emirates Stakes Day Program

2017 Emirates Stakes Day - Saturday 11th November 2017
Emirates Day is the final day of the carnival and the focus is on families, with the day known as 'Family Day', with the Emirates Stakes the feature race of the day.

# Time Purse Status Race Distance Race Type
1 12.20am $151,500 Gr3 Maribyrnong Plate 1000m  2yo SW
2 1.00pm $101,500 SecondBite Plate 2000m  0-90 Hcp
3 1.40pm $101,500 Antler Luggage Handicap 1600m  0-96 Hcp
4 2.20pm $151,500 LR Hilton Hotels Stakes  1400m  3yo Hcp
5 3.00pm $302,000 Gr2 Matriarch Stakes 2000m  Mares SW+P
6 3.40pm $1,002,500 Gr1 VRC Sprint Classic 1200m  WFA
7 4.20pm $1,005,000 Gr1 Emirates Stakes 1600m  Quality
8 5.05pm $251,500 Gr3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2600m  Quality
9 5.40pm $101,500 Emirates Airline Handicap  1400m 4yo&up Hcp

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2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival

A whopping 318,854 racing fans flocked to the four days of the 2016 Melbourne Cup carnival, with Cup day alone drawing 97,479 people to Flemington racecourse in Melbourne.

  • 2016 Victoria Derby day crowd: 90,136
  • 2016 Melbourne Cup day crowd: 97, 479
  • 2016 Crown Oaks day crowd: 60,888
  • 2016 Emirates Stakes day crowd: 70,351

Almandin wins 2016 Melbourne Cup
The 2016 Melbourne Cup was won by Almandin, trained by Robert Hickmott and ridden by Kerrin McEvoy. Almandin defeated the Tony Martin trained international stayer Heartbreak City, second, with the John O'Shea trained Hartnell running third.

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