Feel free to take your seat - wherever your racing heart takes you.

As always, there are plenty of seats across the course to choose from to ensure a comfortable racegoing experience, all day long.

Whether you choose to reserve a seat beforehand, or pick your perfect spot after you arrive from the many unreserved seats on offer, you’re sure to have a great day.

Reserve a seat for any Carnival race day, and enjoy the most comfortable and relaxing experience imaginable.

All the options can be seen in the table below, and provide great value for an entire day’s seating. Members who are 60 years of age or over, will be given a priority period to purchase reserved seating through a ballot process. A booking form will be sent to these members in mid-July, to be submitted by Friday 16 August 2019.

Members Reserved Seating will be available in the Atrium, the View and The Lawn Stand on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day and Kennedy Oaks Day


The Grandstand 
(The Atrium - Level 2 & The View - Level 4)

Lawn Stand
(Via the Forum) 

AAMI Victoria Derby Day



Lexus Melbourne Cup Day



Kennedy Oaks Day



Booking Information

Please note, once over 60’s ballot is complete, any remaining unsold reserved seating will be available for purchase from Tuesday 1 October 2019 via Ticketek. For further information please contact VRC Customer Service on 1300 727 575. Any remaining unsold reserved seating will be available to Members for purchase from Tuesday 1 October via Ticketek.

Please note, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult unless otherwise stated or at a VRC sanctioned event, where parents or guardians have given written permission for their children to be in the care of VRC employed staff. In The Grandstand Children under 12 are allowed in all areas (including Chairman’s Club and Committee Room if invited) unless it is a Young Members Event or an otherwise specifically advertised event*. Children 12 and over can only attend with a full Member’s annual pass or daily guest pass or a junior daily guest pass (Derby / Cup / Oaks), and a Junior Members pass and Junior Daily guest pass (Stakes).

Life Member Seating

Allocated seating is available for VRC Life Members on Level 1 in The Club Stand and on Level 2 in The Atrium.

Unreserved seating is readily available across the Flemington grounds.

Great options include prime-position members seating in The Grandstand, with outdoor viewing available at The Atrium and The Forum, and indoor viewing from The View.

Allocated seating is available to Life Members on Level 1, The Club Stand, and Level 2, The Atrium. The Club Stand also offers great unreserved seating on its many decks.

Wherever you choose to sit, rest assured all the facilities you expect are within arm’s reach: coffee, tea, casual food outlets, refreshing drinks from friendly bars, and more than enough betting facilities to enhance every race day.