Saturday,Nov 9, 2019
Gates open 10:15am • First race 12:15pm • Last race 5:45pm
4:55pm - Seppelt Mackinnon Stakes
Friends, fun and the finale of Cup Week, Seppelt Wines Stakes Day is a day at Flemington not to be missed. It’s a celebration of the week that’s just been, filled with quality racing, fashion and entertainment. Let the hair and heels down a little as the pace off the track softens for a family friendly day out.
The pace on-track doesn’t slow though with two Group 1 races. The illustrious A$2 million Group 1 Seppelt Mackinnon Stakes is the ultimate weight-for-age test for middle distance horses at Australia’s premier track, while the $2 million Group 1 Darley Sprint Classic will see some of the world’s fastest horses fly up the famous Flemington straight.
It’s also a big day for fashion’s future trendsetters with Stakes Day Fashions on the Field focusing on children and family. With a fun, friendly atmosphere as well as great racing, Seppelt Wines Stakes Day is the perfect way to finish Cup Week.
The Park is the home of Myer Fashions on the Field, Australia's largest and most prestigious outdoor fashion event. This iconic celebration of fashion and racing will see stylish women, men and families from around Australia showcasing their beautiful style and incredible creations.
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The Park is a fabulous playground for the young at heart. Featuring arcade games, beauty touch-ups, secret photo moments and a carousel, there’s so much to see and do in The Park.
On Stakes Day racegoers can enjoy a fun, friendly atmosphere with an abundance of free activities for children, as well as great racing.
Melbourne’s trendiest eateries will be serving up a range of tasty cuisines and delicious eats in The Park across the four days of Cup Week. From American-style pizza slices to Instagram-worthy cartoon character baos, there will be plenty on the menu to delight your taste buds. Plus indulge in an array of sips in stylish bars.
SEPPELT WINES STAKES DAY
Experience the magic of Melbourne Cup Carnival in one of our incredible marquees, restaurants or venues.
Entertain a large group over Melbourne Cup Carnival in style and sophistication in a private marquee or venue.
Welcome once again to everyone’s favourite time of year. The excitement is building in anticipation for those four amazing days and all the magic that they bring. In 2019 we’re more committed than ever to bring you special moments, thrilling races, fresh takes on old favourites and surprising, delightful touches at every turn. With so much to discover and enjoy this year, we’re sure you’re looking forward to your most memorable Carnival yet.
TRANSPORT & PARKING
WHAT TO WEAR
Tickets and Reserved Seating for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival are now on sale through Ticketek.
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.