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Rain , hail ,shine Melbourne gives you 4 season in one day. The racetrack is amazing easy to get... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
975darlenew
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Sydney, Australia
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It's a must-event for every horse-racing fan. Great racing. Full of wonderful people all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
QSMPEK
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Almeria, Spain
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Although you will find plenty of horse racing fanatics, the Melbourne Cup seems to be more about fashion than racing. With events like 'Fashion on the Field' drawing lots of attention, preparing for the event is all about choosing what to wear. As...more
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Travelled from WA for the experience. It was fantastic. We are not regular racegoers or gamblers but it is all about the event. Given the crowds and logistics I doubt any other race club and City could do it as well. We paid extra for...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Want to kno vmore? Google; melb cup reviews Victoria racing club reviews Overcrowded Drinks Uncomfortable Public transport crowded Line up for everything Rsa ? Service?

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Rain , hail ,shine Melbourne gives you 4 season in one day. The racetrack is amazing easy to get to. Bus train ferry Uber taxi. Entry was quick they do security checks than find a spot on the grass grab a drink enjoy

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must-event for every horse-racing fan. Great racing. Full of wonderful people all beautifully dressed-up. Easy-ish to get to by public transport - not so easy in the downpour this year though - but who cares! And it's not too frighteningly expensive - even...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Melbourne during early November I took to opportunity to watch the Cup on course. It was the wettest day of the year so far, but that did not deter over 80 thousand from attending. It did fine up somewhat for the race and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Want to kno vmore? Google; melb cup reviews Victoria racing club reviews Overcrowded Drinks Uncomfortable Public transport crowded Line up for everything Rsa ? Service?

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 7 July 2018

It really is the race that stops a nation. International and local jockeys and horses competing for that age old cup trophy and the status of being a cup winner. The glamour and scenery is fantastic and the mood of the crowd was friendly. Although...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's premier thoroughbred race. It is held on the first Tuesday in November -- November 6, 2018. The Melbourne Cup is no longer just a Melbourne race -- most winners come from overseas. It's a "two miler" -- it's a handicap...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing upgrade to a suite which was a beautiful cabin - two sinks in the bathroom for two girls - heaven !! Very large balcony and beautifully appointed cabin. Wonderful trip to Melbourne - visited the spa a number of times with Tammi the masseur...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

What a beautiful racecourse, the roses were just beautiful, we were in the Parade Lounge right next to the Birdcage, had a wonderful view of what was happening. Great facility in the Parade Lounge, nibbles, bubbles, coffee, soft drink, water whatever you needed along with...More

Thank Elle K
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Wow, what an experience. One thing that must be on the bucket list. The atmosphere, fun, revelry and excitement is something you can't miss out on. We dined in the Skyline Restaurant, food was amazing for a large room, drinks were of great quality (Boags...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great day and amazing atmosphere. A tip tho bring your own food!!!! I waiting in line for an hour. The drinks line is horrific also. What do you expect really with over 100,000 people at one event. We had grandstand seats and they were great.Apparently...More

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