• 2018 tab.com.au Melbourne Cup Race Day

    Tuesday, 6 November 2018
    Gates open from
    10:30am
    with
    11:15am
    local time.

Melbourne Cup

Gates open at
10:30am
with local racing from
11:15am

There is only one place you have to be in Canberra on Tab.com.au Melbourne Cup day - Thoroughbred Park. The Tab.com.au Melbourne Cup Race Day is one of the biggest social events of the year for racing fans, socialites and fashionista's alike, who will witness the running of the Tab.com.au Melbourne Cup on the big screen in Flemington whilst surrounded by the atmosphere and excitement of local racing.

The iconic tab.com.au Melbourne Cup Race day is the perfect opportunity to network with clients, entertain guests or socialise with friends and work collegaues and Thoroughbred Park have a range of hospitality packages to choose from to suit all budgets.

The Fashions on the Field will be run on the day with great prizes and is the perfect opportunity for you to "release your inner show pony"!  Click here for more information.

Catch the bus and get to the after party with ease!

On Tuesday 7 November ACTION will be providing free charted services from Thoroughbred Park to the City Bus Station, diverting to the official after-race day venue The Duxton, O'Connor between 4.00pm and 7.30pm.  More information is available on the ACTION website. www.action.act.gov.au and The Duxton website www.theduxton.com.au
 

Buy Tickets

Ticketing Information

Children under 18 years of age :

Free (must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian)

Members:

General admission is included in membership

Members' Enclosure:

$50 does not include the $25 Admission fee

(Only members may purchase Members' Enclosure Tickets  - limit 2 tickets)

Adults:

$25

Australian Government Concession Card Holders including Aged, Student & Newstart, Disability & Carer pensions and Seniors Cards:

$5  (At gate or agency only. ID Card must be sighted.)

Become a Member at Thoroughbred Park

Thoroughbred Park, home of the Canberra Racing Club, races 25 times per year and includes the tab.com.au Melbourne Cup Race Day and the Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes/tab.com.au Canberra Cup race day.

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Catch the bus and get to the after party with ease!

On Tuesday 7 November ACTION will be providing free charted services from Thoroughbred Park to the City Bus Station.

Fashions on the field

All ladies and gentlemen, providing they are adhering to the criteria are eligible to enter Fashions on the field.

Race Day Event Packages

Thoroughbred Park Function & Convention Centre is quickly developing an enviable reputation for function and conference facilities.