Can we book multiple facilities?
  • Multiple facilities can be booked through your dedicated Account Manager. Please contact them directly for further information.
What if one of my guests is mobility impaired?

Victoria Racing Club (VRC) is committed to meeting the diverse needs of its members, clients, customers, partners, racing industry affiliates and the community, inclusive of people with special needs. Due to a number of the Facilities being temporary facilities, some facilities do not have wheelchair and pram access, however please notify us at the time of booking of any special requirements to allow VRC to accommodate individual needs as required and to provide appropriate accessible facilities and information.

What are the dress regulations that my marquee guests need to adhere to?
What is the best way for my guests to arrive at our marquee?
Where is my marquee located?
Can I arrange my own marquee/structure?
  • Our dedicated Account Management Team will manage your marquee booking process.  All marquees are built by our preferred supplier.
Can I bring children into my private marquee?
  • Children are welcome at Flemington Racecourse and to the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Children that are accompanied by an adult are also welcome into the marquees.  Children’s menus can be arranged with your caterer for all private facilities.  Please note children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Can I arrange my own caterer?
  • Atlantic Group Catering are the proud catering supplier for Trackside. Victoria Racing Club has a long standing relationship with our caterers and will attend to any dietary requirements.  
Can I bring a photographer into my marquee to document the raceday's events?
  • Yes.  Please advise your Account Manager of your intentions and be sure to include them on your accreditation.  Your photographer will require media accreditation.
Where can I park my car and how much is car parking?
  • Limited VIP Car Park passes are available to corporate clients (subject to availability).  Please contact your Account Manager to arrange VIP parking passes for your guests.
  • Public car parking is located within the infield of Flemington Racecourse at a cost per vehicle. Please note, guests parking in the infield will need to walk across the track to access Trackside.
Why do I need to provide Public Liability insurance?
  • As part of VRC terms and conditions, all clients purchasing their own marquee will need to provide a Certificate of Currency/Public Liability Insurance documentation for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival (Saturday 2 November 2019 – Saturday 9 November 2019).  The Certificate of Currency will ensure you and VRC are protected against any unforeseen accidents involving guests (but not infrastructure).  
When do I receive my tickets? How will I receive them?
  • Ticket packs will be sent out the first week in October to all corporate clients who have paid in full.  Please ensure your Account Manager has your correct street address as tickets will be sent via courier.  Once you have received your ticketing packs, please check to ensure you have received your correct ticketing.
Can I purchase additional tickets for my group?
Does my ticket get me access to the Members' Enclosure/Grandstand?
  • If you are a full member of Victoria Racing Club, then you will have access into the Members’ Enclosure and Grandstand.  Restricted members only have access to the Grandstand on Kennedy Oaks Day and Seppelt Wines Stakes Day.  Your corporate ticket does not grant access to the Members’ Enclosure/Grandstand.
What happens if I lose my ticket?
  • Lost tickets can be replaced for a fee.  Please contact your Account Manager to order a replacement ticket(s).
Can I purchase a ticket into the Birdcage?
  • Our guests can purchase tickets into The Perch which is located within the Birdcage.  The Perch is one of our most exclusive offerings, with prices varying per raceday.  Please contact our Sales Team for further information and ticket prices. 
How do I get invited into the Birdcage?
  • Sponsors of the Melbourne Cup Carnival invite their own guests at their discretion.  Victoria Racing Club does not influence or determine who gets invited into our sponsors’ marquees. 
How can I pre-purchase 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival lapel pins and/or lapel flowers for my guests?

Pre-orders for Flower lapel pins can made by submitting the below order form to your Account Manager. Please note all order are to be placed no later than 5pm, Friday 25 October 2019

When can I find out which horses are running in each race?
  • We recommend you check the particular raceday web page via our Racing & Events calendar. Race times are usually confirmed one month before each raceday. 
  • Updates on the race conditions and nominated fields for MCC racedays are available on the Race dates and conditions web page. This will give you an idea of the standard of racing, the prize money and the times of each race. The races are ranked in order of importance: Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, listed and handicapped. The higher the rating of the race, the greater the prize money. Once you arrive on course, you can find all this information in the racebook. 
  • You can find results and replays of past races via's Racing calendar.
  • We also recommend visitors to Flemington find their way and plan their raceday via the smartphone app, Flemington Raceday Guide, available for free download via the App Store and Google Play. It features an interactive racecourse map listing landmarks, bars, betting facilities and on-course amenities. Connect to Flemington wifi on course to access live racing, replays and more!
What are the payment terms & conditions?