SUPER SATURDAY  |  SATURDAY 11 MARCH 2017  

Gates open at 10.45am • First race at 12:15pm • Last race at 5:20pm

Enjoy Group 1 racing at its best and the return of the Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door as a prequel to the 2017 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. See Australia’s best horses competing on autumn’s premier raceday, including the TAB Australian Cup and Lexus Newmarket Handicap.

View the Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door Map (PDF)

Tickets & Packages

  • blue background with the text Adult
    • $25

    Adult 

    Super Saturday 

  • magenta background with the text Student
    • $20

    Concession/Student* 

    Super Saturday 

  • green background with the text Pensioner
    • $12

    Concession/Pensioner* 

    Super Saturday 

  • blush background with the text Children
    • Free

    Children under 16** 

    Super Saturday 

    Free

  • deep yellow background with the text Carer
    • Free

    Carer^ 

    Super Saturday 

    Free

  • pale blue background with the text VRC Members Guest Pass
    • $65

    VRC Members' Guest Pass 

    Super Saturday 

    Contact Customer Service on 1300 727 575

  • Photo of four female racegoers in sitting on a brown leather couch and drinking espresso martinis inside the Terrace Restaurant at Flemington Racecourse
    • $190

    Terrace Restaurant (cocktail package)  

    Super Saturday 

    • $300

    Terrace Restaurant (7 course degustation)  

    Super Saturday 

    • 600 Points

    Reserved Trackside Table - Members only 

    Super Saturday 

    • $230 or 3,000 Points

    Domain Car Site 

    Super Saturday 

  • Trains
    Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse on racedays. 

    Departing Southern Cross Station 

    • Trains will depart from Southern Cross Station (platform 8 ) at 10:30am and then every 10 minutes until 12:30pm and a final service at 1:00pm. All trains stop only at North Melbourne Station (platform 2) and then run express to Flemington Racecourse.

    Departing Flemington Racecourse

    • Trains will depart Flemington Racecourse (platform 1) at 4:15pm, 4:55pm, 5:20pm and then every 10 minutes until 7:10pm, stopping only at North Melbourne Station and Southern Cross Station.

    All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

    Non-racedays: Catch a train to Newmarket station (Craigieburn line) and then either walk (10mins) or take the No. 57 tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

    Trams
    From the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street catch the No. 57 West Maribyrnong tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

    Please note, low-floor trams do not run on Route 57 and it is therefore recommended passengers using a mobility aid should catch the train to the racecourse.

    Buses
    Catch Route 472 bus from Williamstown, Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Fisher Parade. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Riverbank entrance.

    Catch Route 404 bus from Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Smithfield Road. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Stables Drive entrance. 

    Map

    View the Flemington Racecourse map (PDF)

    • Public Transport

      Trains
      Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse on racedays. 

      Departing Southern Cross Station 

      • Trains will depart from Southern Cross Station (platform 8 ) at 10:30am and then every 10 minutes until 12:30pm and a final service at 1:00pm. All trains stop only at North Melbourne Station (platform 2) and then run express to Flemington Racecourse.

      Departing Flemington Racecourse

      • Trains will depart Flemington Racecourse (platform 1) at 4:15pm, 4:55pm, 5:20pm and then every 10 minutes until 7:10pm, stopping only at North Melbourne Station and Southern Cross Station.

      All train services are wheelchair accessible and passengers who need help boarding trains should wait on the platform near the front of the train.

      Non-racedays: Catch a train to Newmarket station (Craigieburn line) and then either walk (10mins) or take the No. 57 tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

      Trams
      From the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street catch the No. 57 West Maribyrnong tram to Flemington Drive (stop 30).

      Please note, low-floor trams do not run on Route 57 and it is therefore recommended passengers using a mobility aid should catch the train to the racecourse.

      Buses
      Catch Route 472 bus from Williamstown, Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Fisher Parade. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Riverbank entrance.

      Catch Route 404 bus from Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Smithfield Road. Enter Flemington Racecourse via Stables Drive entrance. 

      Map

      View the Flemington Racecourse map (PDF)

  • Public car parks
    Racedays: Limited FREE parking available, enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive.

    Melbourne Cup Carnival: Limited public car parking is available in the centre car park. Enter off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance.

    VRC Members' car parks
    Members' parking in the Unreserved Car Park must enter via Flemington Drive off Epsom Road. 

    Reserved dining car parks
    Racegoers should refer to directions provided with their bookings.

    • Driving & Parking

      Public car parks
      Racedays: Limited FREE parking available, enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive.

      Melbourne Cup Carnival: Limited public car parking is available in the centre car park. Enter off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance.

      VRC Members' car parks
      Members' parking in the Unreserved Car Park must enter via Flemington Drive off Epsom Road. 

      Reserved dining car parks
      Racegoers should refer to directions provided with their bookings.

  • Taxis
    Enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive. A taxi rank is located near the Members' Main Entrance (left of Phar Lap statue).

    Melbourne Cup Carnival: Taxis can only enter the racecourse off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance or drop off racegoers in Leonard Crescent via Langs Road.

    Helicopters
    Flights depart from Melbourne and land at the helipad/passenger area, at Flemington Racecourse. During Melbourne Cup Carnival, VIP Lexus courtesy vehicles will then transfer from helipad to main entrance.

    For more information, contact our exclusive helicopter provider, Melbourne Cup Helicopters on 1300 724 927.

    Ferries 
    Ferry services for private groups operate from the city centre to Flemington along the Maribyrnong River. 

    For all information, contact City River Cruises on (03) 9650 2214. 

    For private berthing information, contact Parks Victoria on (03) 9426 4666.

    When booking ferry services outside of Melbourne Cup Carnival, contact Customer Service Centre for information on how to access the racecourse.

    • Private Hire

      Taxis
      Enter off Epsom Road onto Flemington Drive. A taxi rank is located near the Members' Main Entrance (left of Phar Lap statue).

      Melbourne Cup Carnival: Taxis can only enter the racecourse off Smithfield Road at the Stables Drive entrance or drop off racegoers in Leonard Crescent via Langs Road.

      Helicopters
      Flights depart from Melbourne and land at the helipad/passenger area, at Flemington Racecourse. During Melbourne Cup Carnival, VIP Lexus courtesy vehicles will then transfer from helipad to main entrance.

      For more information, contact our exclusive helicopter provider, Melbourne Cup Helicopters on 1300 724 927.

      Ferries 
      Ferry services for private groups operate from the city centre to Flemington along the Maribyrnong River. 

      For all information, contact City River Cruises on (03) 9650 2214. 

      For private berthing information, contact Parks Victoria on (03) 9426 4666.

      When booking ferry services outside of Melbourne Cup Carnival, contact Customer Service Centre for information on how to access the racecourse.

  • General Admission
    There is no formal dress code for General Admission. Racegoers are encouraged to dress smart for the occasion.

    VRC Members
    VRC Members have a strong tradition of dressing smartly and appropriately, taking into consideration true racing style. We are proud of this history and therefore have strict dress regulations within the Members' Enclosure to maintain this high standard. 

    Gentlemen 
    (including children over 12) 

    Gentlemen are required to wear a  suit of tailored slacks (tailored chinos  acceptable), sports coat or blazer, plus  tie and dress shoes. During the period  between 1 December and 31 March  jackets may be removed. Overseas  visitors are welcome to wear the formal national dress of their country.

    Ladies
    (including children over 12)

    Ladies are expected to maintain a  suitable standard in keeping with the  dignity of the Members’ Enclosure.  Younger children accompanied by an  adult must be suitably attired. Overseas  visitors are welcome to wear the formal  national dress of their country.

    Members' Guest 
    As a VRC Member, you have a responsibility to ensure that your guests introduced into the Members’ Enclosure are dressed appropriately, in line with the required dress standard.

    View Victoria Racing Club Members' Enclosure Style Guide for complete dress code. 

    • What to wear

      General Admission
      There is no formal dress code for General Admission. Racegoers are encouraged to dress smart for the occasion.

      VRC Members
      VRC Members have a strong tradition of dressing smartly and appropriately, taking into consideration true racing style. We are proud of this history and therefore have strict dress regulations within the Members' Enclosure to maintain this high standard. 

      Gentlemen 
      (including children over 12) 

      Gentlemen are required to wear a  suit of tailored slacks (tailored chinos  acceptable), sports coat or blazer, plus  tie and dress shoes. During the period  between 1 December and 31 March  jackets may be removed. Overseas  visitors are welcome to wear the formal national dress of their country.

      Ladies
      (including children over 12)

      Ladies are expected to maintain a  suitable standard in keeping with the  dignity of the Members’ Enclosure.  Younger children accompanied by an  adult must be suitably attired. Overseas  visitors are welcome to wear the formal  national dress of their country.

      Members' Guest 
      As a VRC Member, you have a responsibility to ensure that your guests introduced into the Members’ Enclosure are dressed appropriately, in line with the required dress standard.

      View Victoria Racing Club Members' Enclosure Style Guide for complete dress code.