Saturday,Mar 9, 2019
Gates open 10:45am • First race 12:15pm • Last race 5:20pm
TAB Australian Cup & Newmarket Handicap
Join us for thrilling racing and a garden party with a twist.
Get ready for a feast of the senses with exhilarating racing, delectable fare, tempting beverages and plenty of fun on the biggest day of G1 racing this Autumn.
Witness Australia’s best horses competing in a thrilling race program featuring the TAB Australian Cup (2000m) and Seppelt Newmarket Handicap (1200m), which have both been won by Australia’s finest gallopers and sprinters over the years. Will Redkirk Warrior be back to make it three in a row for the Newmarket?
Drink, eat and play at the all new Super Garden Party. The leafy greenery of The Elms will be bursting with a lively and playful party, as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
The leafy greenery of The Elms at Flemington will be bursting with a lively and playful Super Garden Party, as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Indulge in dishes from some of Melbourne’s hottest restaurants. Sip on locally brewed craft beers, boutique Victorian wines and botanical-inspired cocktails. Relax in the boho-chic outdoor lounge or dance the afternoon away to the energetic, upbeat live music on The Elms stage. Best of all, admission to the Super Garden Party is free with your Super Saturday raceday ticket!
Loosen your belts and make sure not to miss out on ‘A Cheesy Ending’, filled with delicious artisan cheeses and ‘Sweet Dreams’, a ‘Gram-worthy array of desserts to satisfy any sweet tooth.
As part of St Kilda Beach’s iconic Stokehouse Precinct, Pontoon is a favourite among Bayside locals and destination diners alike. Head Chef Rhys Hunter’s menu honors high-quality, seasonal produce, with unique flavours produced through clever cooking with the venue’s wood-fired grill.
Colours Bowls is a fast-food Mediterranean eatery. With a focus on top quality ingredients, Colours Bowls aims to reinvent how fast food is done and perceived by creating wholesome, healthy menu options at an affordable price.
Cheek is a meat focused restaurant from the team behind 'Dexter.' The no rules approach to BBQ has been stretched even further here. Expect big flavours and an International cuisine. It's meat, but not as you know it.
Atlas Dining is a fine dining restaurant in South Yarra that offers a unique dining experience. Every four months the cuisine changes depending on head chef Charlie Carrington’s travels.
Enjoy locally brewed craft beers at the Hop Harvest Bar, now located within the Super Garden Party.
Sip on boutique Victorian wines from the Grapevine Bar.
Delight in botanical-inspired cocktails from the Cocktail Quarter bar.
Dance the afternoon away to upbeat live music on The Elms stage. Featuring an energetic performance from Nicky Bomba and The Super Ska Band, sassy vocals from the vivacious Maya and a mean party set by DJ Mimi. With fun, festival vibes, this is the place to be as the raceday comes to a close.
Located on the Front Lawn, racegoers have the opportunity to enter the TAB Grab Machine, which contains $5,000 worth of tickets redeemable for betting vouchers.
The Lexus Social 180 Activation is an exciting opportunity to take a selfie video with your friends and the all-new Lexus UX. Experience amazing at the west end of the Front Lawn from 12pm.
Kids will love the complimentary face painting and balloon artistry running from 12pm to 4pm, between Saintly Place and The Furphy Deck.
Living Legends Champions of the turf, Fields of Omagh and Who Shot Thebarman, will be joining us at Flemington. See them parading in the Mounting Yard and hanging out in the horse stalls throughout the day.
Need a little touch up during your raceday? From head to toe, hairspray to Party Feet, the Gentlemen are here to Help.
It's easy to get to the Super Garden Party with the Members Express! All can head to the Raceday & Ticketing Office and hop on board for quick, easy access to the Party.
Enjoy a refreshing new range of orchard inspired cocktails in The Atrium.
The Pamper Lounge is returning for Group 1 racing at Flemington, so bring your friends, sit back and relax whilst enjoy complimentary hair and make-up touch ups in The Atrium.
TRANSPORT & PARKING
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** Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult to enter the racecourse.
^Carer accompanying a person with a disability. Must have a Child Disability Allowance Health Care Card, Disability Pension Card or Companion Card.