The Melbourne Cup will commence on the 5th of November at 3 pm sharp. This is the time of the year when every horse race enthusiasts enjoy being inside as well as on the outside of the racecourse as great celebrations and Melbourne cup betting takes place during this time. This year the Melbourne Cup is being celebrated with a greater grandeur as many new additions are made to the listings. On the one hand, it is the Lexus Melbourne Cup worth $8 Million; there are several other races that are added to the annual fiesta of Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Melbourne Cup key details:
Every day, a total of 10 races will be organized during a typical day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The distance for each race will be different and so will be the prize. Melbourne Cup has always been an enticing and super exciting event on the Australian racing calendar, and the master attraction of the piece is the 3200 metre Lexus Melbourne Cup.
Betting becomes a great phenomenon as the calendar shows the inaugural of the Melbourne cup. However, the carnival is not limited to the races on the racecourse, but all have several festivities celebrated off the ground. It is the time when women dress to impress and there are several marquees and entertainment centres set to have the guests entertained. The venue, The Flemington Racecourse, is all set to gain back its glow this November when a range of fashion shows, dining arrangements and races will be organized on it.
Number of Horses:
Just like every year, a total of 24 horses will participate in the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Every year, thousands of entries are entertained by the organizers, which are further shortlisted based on the balloting system and handicapping.
If you are interested in horse racing as well as fine dressing and dining, you must approach the Melbourne Cup tickets as special passes are being issued for general admission. These passes are available for $200. So, buy the passes and be the part of one of the most admired racing events of Australia and bet on your favourite horse to win exciting prizes.