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Super Saturday

Gates open:
First Race:
Last Race:
Flemington Racecourse


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

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

Stay tuned for more information on this day in 2015!

Gates open 90 minutes prior to the first race.

Children's activities

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

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The races (Race order & times available 10am, Wednesday 11 March) 

Name Race value Group level Type Distance
TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes $151,500 Gr. 3 2YO Fillies SW&P (N/C) 1200m
MSS Security Stakes $121,000 LR 3YO Hcp (N/C) 1100m
Henry Bucks Sires' Produce Stakes $222,000 Gr. 2 2YO SW (N/C) 1400m
Schweppervescence Trophy $151,500 Gr. 3 F&M SW&P (N/C) 1600m
TAB Kewney Stakes $222,000 Gr. 2 3YO Fillies SW (N/C) 1400m
Lexus Newmarket Handicap $1,005,000 Gr. 1 Hcp (N/C) 1200m
Darley Australian Cup $1,005,000 Gr. 1 WFA (N/C) 2000m
Incognitus Blamey Stakes $222,000 Gr. 2 SW&P (N/C) 1600m
Super Saturday Stakes $121,000 LR Hcp (N/C) 1400m

On release, details for nomination, handicap weights and acceptances can be found below.

The races

Tickets & pricing

General admission

  • Adult: $25
  • Concession/Student: $20*
  • Concession/Pensioner: $12*
  • Children under 16: FREE
  • Carer accompanying a child under 16 years^: FREE
  • Carer accompanying a person with a disability^^: FREE

*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

Once available:
  • You can purchase your General Admission tickets to this raceday through our online store.
  • VRC Members can also purchase Guest Passes or redeem using Racing Rewards. 
  • VRC Members may purchase guest passes from the Raceday & Ticketing Office (not including racecourse admission).

Booking enquiries

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Getting to Flemington

Special trains will run direct to Flemington Racecourse. Times will be updated closer to the raceday.

Plan your journey with the Public Transport Victoria's Journey Planner

You can also take the Craigieburn line to Newmarket Station and then it is a short 10 minute walk to Flemington or jump on the 57 tram. 

The 57 tram from Elizabeth Street in Melbourne CBD also travels to Flemington (20-35 minute journey, depending on traffic). Check Yarra Trams website or Public Transport Victoria's website for timetables. 

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