Fashions on the field

There are a few basic principles you must abide by in order to be eligible for our Race Day Awards.

There are some great prizes on offer for this year's Fashion on the Field competitions.

All ladies and gentlemen, providing they are adhering to the criteria are eligible to enter Fashions on the field. Entrants should register between the times advised at the Fashion Stage, unless otherwise approached by our expert Fashion on the Field official scouts. There will be the Fashions on the Field overall winner in the Classic Ladies Racewear and Classic Mens Racewear. Runner up prizes are on offer for feature days only or unless stipulated.

The categories for the 2019 TAB Melbourne Cup day Fashions on the field are:

Classic Ladies Race wear - Winner and Runner Up
Classic Mens Race wear  - Winner and Runner Up 
Millinery Award - Winner only

Up to 15 finalists will be chosen from each category.

More information will be updated on the website including prize details.  There are strict rules and guidelines to fashions on the field.   If you would like to contribute to the prize pool please contact

The Canberra Makeup Academy will be on course to provide complimentary makeup touch-ups throughout the day.