The biggest day on the autumn racing calendar, Super Saturday at Flemington is a highlight of the Flemington Festival of Racing.

Enjoy Group 1 racing at its best including the Australian Cup and Lexus Newmarket Handicap, with an all "black type" race program carrying $3.2 million in prize money.

Proudly part of the 2015 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, the Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door returns in 2015 to Super Saturday, promising a truly royal spread to tantalise your taste buds set against the exhilarating backdrop of Group 1 thoroughbred racing. The famous Flemington front lawns and rose gardens will once come alive with an incredible selection of the very best boutique wineries, breweries and producers Victoria has to offer in a unique cellar door atmosphere!

Flemington Grazing & Trail Cellar Door

Flemington's front lawns and rose gardens will come alive with a selection of the very best boutique wineries, breweries and producers Victoria has to offer, as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

James Boag's Premium Celebration Deck at Flemington Racecourse. A large group of people watching the races.

James Boag’s Premium Celebration Deck

Visit the James Boag’s Premium Celebration Deck for a fantastic view of the Winning Post.

a man mixing the Flemington Fling cocktail standing behind the bar.

Schweppes Flemington Fling Bar

Head to the Level 1 of the Hill Stand to dance to DJs performing in the Schweppes Flemington Fling Bar at the following times:

Lauren Mac          11am - 2:30pm  
Jamie Lorusso      2:30pm - 5:30pm

Ground of racegoers enjoying James Boag's Premium Lawn Bar.

James Boag's Premium Lawn Bar 

Enjoy a BBQ lunch while watching all of the racing action from the James Boag's Premium Lawn Bar on the front lawn.

Children's activities

Free children's activities will take place in the Kids' Zone, located at the East End of the Public Lawn. Activities cater for children of all ages with various outdoor games, pony rides and arts and craft activities.

Living Legend, Apache cat with young children.

Living Legends - Better Loosen Up and Zipping

Take the opportunity to get up close to two of Australia’s best loved horses, Better Loosen Up and Zipping in the raceday horse stalls. Fittingly, both horses are past winners of the Australian Cup and after winning the race early in their careers, they went on to amass more than $10-million in prize money between them.

Woman in a TAB Grab booth, trying to catch a ticket in blowing air.

TAB Grab Booth

Place a Quaddie bet (min $10) at Flemington for your chance to win 15 seconds in the TAB Grab Booth.

National Jockeys Trust logo

National Jockeys Trust Pin & Win

Buy a $10 pin from roving sellers today and support the National Jockeys Trust to help fallen jockeys and their families. There's $20,000 cash to be won

**Tickets are on sale eight weeks prior to raceday**

General admission
Once on sale, tickets can be purchased below. 

VRC Members

  • Guest passes can be purchased, or redeemed via Racing Rewards points.  
  • VRC Members may purchase guest passes from the Raceday & Ticketing Office (not including racecourse admission).

VRC Members

  • Guest passes can be purchased, or redeemed via Racing Rewards points.  
  • VRC Members may purchase guest passes from the Raceday & Ticketing Office (not including racecourse admission).
Package Price Quantity Booking

*Concession is available to Australian Pensioner Concession Card holders, Full-time Student Card holders, Healthcare Card holders, Disability Concession and DVA Gold Card holders.
^Holder of a Child Disability Allowance Health Care Card
^^Holder of a Disability Pension Card or Companion Card

  • Trains
    Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse on racedays. 

    Flemington Racecourse-bound trains depart Flinders Street Station and/or Southern Cross Station, stopping at North Melbourne Station, then express to Flemington Racecourse. 

    All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

    Non-racedays: Catch a train to Newmarket station (Craigieburn line) and then either walk (10mins) or take the No. 57 tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

    Trams
    From the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street catch the No. 57 West Maribyrnong tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

    Please note, low-floor trams do not run on Route 57 and it is therefore recommended passengers using a mobility aid should catch the train to the racecourse.

    Buses
    Catch Route 472 bus from Williamstown, Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Fisher Parade. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Riverbank entrance.

    Catch Route 404 bus from Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Smithfield Road. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Stables Drive entrance. 

    • Public transport

      Trains
      Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse on racedays. 

      Flemington Racecourse-bound trains depart Flinders Street Station and/or Southern Cross Station, stopping at North Melbourne Station, then express to Flemington Racecourse. 

      All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

      Non-racedays: Catch a train to Newmarket station (Craigieburn line) and then either walk (10mins) or take the No. 57 tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

      Trams
      From the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street catch the No. 57 West Maribyrnong tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

      Please note, low-floor trams do not run on Route 57 and it is therefore recommended passengers using a mobility aid should catch the train to the racecourse.

      Buses
      Catch Route 472 bus from Williamstown, Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Fisher Parade. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Riverbank entrance.

      Catch Route 404 bus from Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Smithfield Road. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Stables Drive entrance. 

  • Taxis
    Enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive. A taxi rank is located near the Members' Main Entrance (left of Phar Lap statue).

    Melbourne Cup Carnival: Taxis can only enter the racecourse off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance or drop off racegoers in Leonard Crescent via Langs Road.

    Helicopters
    Flights depart from Melbourne and land at the helipad/passenger area, at Flemington Racecourse. During Melbourne Cup Carnival, VIP Lexus courtesy vehicles will then transfer from helipad to main entrance.

    For more information, contact our exclusive helicopter provider, Melbourne Cup Helicopters on 1300 724 927.

    Ferries 
    Ferry services for private groups operate from the city centre to Flemington along the Maribyrnong River. 

    For all information, contact City River Cruises on (03) 9650 2214. 

    For private berthing information, contact Parks Victoria on (03) 9426 4666.

    When booking ferry services outside of Melbourne Cup Carnival, contact Customer Service Centre for information on how to access the racecourse.

    • Private hire

      Taxis
      Enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive. A taxi rank is located near the Members' Main Entrance (left of Phar Lap statue).

      Melbourne Cup Carnival: Taxis can only enter the racecourse off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance or drop off racegoers in Leonard Crescent via Langs Road.

      Helicopters
      Flights depart from Melbourne and land at the helipad/passenger area, at Flemington Racecourse. During Melbourne Cup Carnival, VIP Lexus courtesy vehicles will then transfer from helipad to main entrance.

      For more information, contact our exclusive helicopter provider, Melbourne Cup Helicopters on 1300 724 927.

      Ferries 
      Ferry services for private groups operate from the city centre to Flemington along the Maribyrnong River. 

      For all information, contact City River Cruises on (03) 9650 2214. 

      For private berthing information, contact Parks Victoria on (03) 9426 4666.

      When booking ferry services outside of Melbourne Cup Carnival, contact Customer Service Centre for information on how to access the racecourse.

  • Public car parks
    Racedays: Limited FREE parking available, enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive.

    Melbourne Cup Carnival: Limited public car parking is available in the centre car park. Enter off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance.

    VRC Members' car parks
    Members' parking in the Unreserved Car Park must enter via Flemington Drive off Epsom Road. 

    Reserved dining car parks
    Racegoers should refer to directions provided with their bookings.

    • Driving and parking

      Public car parks
      Racedays: Limited FREE parking available, enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive.

      Melbourne Cup Carnival: Limited public car parking is available in the centre car park. Enter off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance.

      VRC Members' car parks
      Members' parking in the Unreserved Car Park must enter via Flemington Drive off Epsom Road. 

      Reserved dining car parks
      Racegoers should refer to directions provided with their bookings.

  • General Admission
    There is no formal dress code for General Admission. Racegoers are encouraged to dress smart for the occasion.

    VRC Members
    VRC Members have a strong tradition of dressing smartly and appropriately, taking into consideration true racing style. We are proud of this history and therefore have strict dress regulations in the Members' Enclosure to maintain this high standard. 

    Gentlemen 
    (including children over 12) 

    Gentlemen are required to wear a  suit of tailored slacks (tailored chinos  acceptable), sports coat or blazer, plus  tie and dress shoes. Between 1 December and 31 March  jackets may be removed. Overseas  visitors are welcome to wear the formal  national dress of their country.

    Ladies
    (including children over 12)

    Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the dignity of the Members’ Enclosure. Overseas visitors are welcome to wear the formal national dress of their country.

    Children

    Younger children must be neatly dressed and accompanied by an adult in the Members' Enclosure.

    Members' Guest 

    As a VRC Member, you have a responsibility to ensure that your guests introduced into the Members’ Enclosure are dressed appropriately, in line with the required dress standard.

    • What to wear

      General Admission
      There is no formal dress code for General Admission. Racegoers are encouraged to dress smart for the occasion.

      VRC Members
      VRC Members have a strong tradition of dressing smartly and appropriately, taking into consideration true racing style. We are proud of this history and therefore have strict dress regulations in the Members' Enclosure to maintain this high standard. 

      Gentlemen 
      (including children over 12) 

      Gentlemen are required to wear a  suit of tailored slacks (tailored chinos  acceptable), sports coat or blazer, plus  tie and dress shoes. Between 1 December and 31 March  jackets may be removed. Overseas  visitors are welcome to wear the formal  national dress of their country.

      Ladies
      (including children over 12)

      Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the dignity of the Members’ Enclosure. Overseas visitors are welcome to wear the formal national dress of their country.

      Children

      Younger children must be neatly dressed and accompanied by an adult in the Members' Enclosure.

      Members' Guest 

      As a VRC Member, you have a responsibility to ensure that your guests introduced into the Members’ Enclosure are dressed appropriately, in line with the required dress standard.

  • Tickets
  • Adult $25
  • Concession/Student $20
  • Concession/Pensioner $12
  • Children under 16 years Free
  • VRC Members' Guest Pass $65

Event Details

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  • Date

    Saturday, March 14, 2015

  • Location

    448 Epsom Road, Flemington

  • Public Transport

    Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse. See 'Visiting us' below for details.

  • Gate Open Times

    Gates open 11.15am, 85 minutes prior to the first race.

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For more information, phone the Customer Service Centre on 1300 727 575 or email customerservice@vrc.net.au