• 2019 TAB Melbourne Cup Race Day

    Tuesday, 5 November 2019
    Gates open from
    local racing time.

TAB Melbourne Cup

Gates open at
with local racing from

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

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

The first 500 people through the gates will recieve a HerCanberra pack consisting of drinks vouchers, a TAB betting voucher and more!

Premium food vans including La Empanada, Sonoma Bakery, Cannoli Brothers, The Italian Traveller, Jacko's Pizza and Spit Shack will perfectly compliment the Sparkling and Craft Beer Bars. Altina's Zero Proof Craft Cocktails will make sure the designated driver doesn't miss out.

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 5 November Thoroughbred Park will be providing free chartered services from Thoroughbred Park to the official after-race day venue The Duxton, O'Connor between 3:30pm and 8:00pm. The Duxton website

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Ticketing Information


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)



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

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

Children under 18 years of age :

Free (must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian)


$5 Parking attendants from Rotary will donate the parking fee to a charity of their choice.


Rotary's charity of choice this year will be Sleepbus Canberra. Sleepbus Canberra provides a safe, temporary overnight accomodation service, getting people off the street by offering immediate, first stop, cost-effective solution for our society's most vulnerable. 

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Thoroughbred Park, home of the Canberra Racing Club, races 25 times per year and includes the TAB Melbourne Cup Race Day, John McGrath Auto Group Canberra Black Opal Stakes and TAB Canberra Cup.

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