Melbourne Cup

There is only one place you have to be in Canberra on Melbourne Cup day - Thoroughbred Park. The 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 Melbourne Cup on the big screen in Flemington whilst surrounded by the atmosphere and excitement of local racing.

The iconic 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 6 November Transport Canberra will be providing free chartered 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 Transport Canberra website and The Duxton website


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

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