Make this your base for an amazing day at the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

All the creature comforts will be served up in style, where you can enjoy a day full of racing along with tempting nibbles by using your Racing Rewards points.

You can book a Racing Rewards Lounge for four people to enjoy a day of racing and fun. 

To ensure the ultimate in comfort and convenience, the Racing Rewards Lounge offers a great place to spread out and situate yourself for the day. Perfect for both Members and their guests, the section is located just down from the main floor of the Forum, and offers easy access to the outdoor seating in The Grandstand.

Package includes:

  • Reserved Lounge and coffee table to accommodate up to four people

  • A glass of sparkling on arrival for each attendee

  • A cheese platter per table

  • Tea/coffee all day and a sweet treat in the afternoon.

  • Four racebooks

Please note: the Racing Rewards Enclosure does not have views of the track.

For all bookings please complete the Racing Rewards Lounge ballot form (PDF) and email to

A limit of one lounge per Member, per raceday applies. Racing Rewards Lounges are limited and will be allocated via a ballot system.

Members Enclosure guest passes are required for guests of Members in the Racing Rewards Lounge. To purchase guest passes, please download and complete the Melbourne Cup Carnival Members Enclosure ticket application form (PDF) and return to the VRC.

Please note that the Racing Rewards Enclosure does not have a view of the track. 

By booking tickets into the Racing Rewards Enclosure, you agree to be subject to and will abide by, and shall notify and require your guests and invitees to abide by the Members Conditions, including the Members Dining terms & conditions, including any amendments notified to you by VRC.