Beautiful, bold, blacks and whites set the scene of the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival’s fusion of fashion and first-class racing. Welcome to the lavish AAMI Victoria Derby Day.
Widely regarded as one of the most prestigious days of racing in Australasia, AAMI Victoria Derby Day is known for a day of sophisticated elegance and tasteful indulgence. The entire day is tailor-made for those with an appreciation timeless classics and a romantic ambience.
It's also a day of stunning race action. The day features a card of nine Group races, with four at the elite Group 1 level. The feature Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby, worth over A$1.5 million, is Australia's premier staying classic for 3 year olds.
Alongside the racing is a day of impeccable fashion. The start of the Myer Fashions on the Field competition for both men and women is the centrepiece, with ladies embracing the classic theme of Black & White, while many men will be decked out in resplendent greys, recalling another time of glamour and sophistication.
Get ready to bring your most elegant look and reserve your spot for the AAMI Victoria Derby Day on Saturday 4 November 2017.
The official flower for AAMI Victoria Derby Day is the Blue Cornflower
The Melbourne Cup Carnival isn't just about the races. The food, fashion, fun and entertainment on offer is just as much a reason to come along this year. Take a look at all the Dining options on offer - from ultra-exclusive to more casual - and find a Dining Package to suit your tastes.
View AAMI Derby Day dining packages.
AAMI Victoria Derby Day
Purchase your tickets now and save! Early bird ticket pricing valid for tickets purchased on or prior to 17 September 2017. Please note, prices do not include Ticketek booking fees and delivery charges.
*Concession is available to Australian Pensioner Concession Card holders, Full-time Student Card holders, Healthcare Card holders, Disability Concession and DVA Gold Card holders.
** Children under 16 (FREE) must be accompanied by an adult to enter the racecourse.
^Carer accompanying a person with a disability (FREE). Carer must have a Child Disability Allowance Health Care Card, Disability Pension Card or Companion Card.
The 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival kicked off with a day of sparkling sunshine as racegoers watched Prized Icon win the 2016 AAMI Victoria Derby. Explore the highlights of 2016 AAMI Victoria Derby Day.