Saturday,Sep 14, 2019
Gates open 11:00am • First race 12:30pm • Last race 5:25pm
Grab the girls, get dressed up and enjoy a fabulous day at Flemington!
Celebrate the return of spring racing at Flemington with a sensational day filled with style, fun and thrilling thoroughbred racing on Sofitel Girls’ Day Out.
The exciting nine-race program features the Group 1 PFD Food Services Makybe Diva Stakes over 1600m as well as three Group 2 races: the Bobbie Lewis Quality for open sprinters, the Danehill Stakes over 1200m for three-year-olds, and the Let’s Elope Stakes for mares over 1400m.
Off the track, the stylish Spring Salon makes a return with delightful cocktails, delicious bites and plenty of Insta-worthy moments to share. VRC members and their guests can relax in the stylish Rose Bar or freshen up in the Pamper Lounge in The Atrium. While racegoers of all ages can enjoy face painting, sports and games, arts and crafts on the Flemington Family Lawn.
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Experience the splendour of Flemington in spring at the Rose Bar in The Atrium. Featuring beautiful styling inspired by our famous Flemington rose gardens, botanical-infused cocktails, flowing rosé wine, moreish bites and relaxing acoustic tunes, this inside and outside bar is a chic spot to spend your spring race days.
Be inspired for your Melbourne Cup Carnival outfits by the latest trends in racewear headwear at our Meet the Milliner pop-up in The Atrium. Try on gorgeous hats, fascinators, headbands and hair accessories to complete your Cup Week look and meet the designers behind these beautiful pieces.
Sip on refreshing gin cocktails while listening to live music and looking out across all the action at Flemington from The Roof Garden. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the spring sunshine from a VIP vantage point. Plus the party doesn’t stop after the last with a DJ spinning tunes.
The fabulously stylish Spring Salon returns for its second year to celebrate the fashion and fun of spring racing. There will be plenty of Insta-worthy moments to share in this pretty and sophisticated lounge.
Bring the whole family along for fun-filled activities on the Flemington Family Lawn, all complimentary with your race day ticket. Enjoy face painting, sports and games, arts and crafts, plus a soft play area for the little ones.
Champions of the turf, Prince of Penzance (NZ) (Stall 87) and Who Shot Thebarman (NZ) (Stall 86), will be joining us at Flemington to meet their fans. Meet these legends as they parade around the Mounting Yard throughout the day following Race 1 (12:40pm approx.) and Race 5 (3:30pm approx.)
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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.