Every year Melbourne cup is held on the first Tuesday of November in Australia. It is one of the most watched horse racing events in Australia and it said to be the race “that stops the nation”
When is Melbourne cup 2016 ?
Melbourne cup in 2016 is on Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Where is Melbourne cup 2016 ?
Melbourne cup is held every year in Melbourne, Victoria in Australia. The main race of the Melbourne cup is held at the Flemington race course in Melbourne.
Address: 448 Epsom Rd, Flemington VIC 3031, Australia
Flemington Racecourse is a major horse racing venue located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is most notable for hosting the Melbourne Cup, which is Australia’s richest horse race. Wikipedia
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Date and time of race , Event details for Melbourne cup
The 2016 Melbourne Cup race time is 3pm (Eastern Daylight Saving Time) and is Race 7 on the Flemington card.
Melbourne cup day is a state holiday in Victoria. Other towns and cities in Victoria can have a public holiday or 2 half-day public holidays in lieu of Melbourne Cup Day.
The first Tuesday in November, Melbourne Cup Day, was officially gazetted a full public holiday in 1877 in Melbourne.
Race duration: Approximately 3mins 20sec for the 3200mMain race providing the track is good. The current race record is 3:16.3 which was set by Kingston Rule in 1993.
Sat, Oct 29 \ 9:30 AM \ 2016 AAMI Victoria Derby Day
Tue, Nov 1 \ 9:30 AM \ 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup
Thu, Nov 3 \ 9:30 AM \ 2016 Crown Oaks Day
There will be 10 races on Melbourne Cup day, with the first race at 10.40am and the last at 5.15pm
Race and form Guide for Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Melbourne Cup – Race 7
|1||Big Orange (GB)||7||Jamie Spencer||57 kg||$15.00|
|2||Our Ivanhowe (GER)||6||Dwayne Dunn||57 kg||$51.00|
|3||Curren Mirotic (JPN)||18||Tommy Berry||56.5 kg||$34.00|
|4||Bondi Beach (IRE)||5||Ryan Moore||56 kg||$9.00|
|5||Exospheric (GB)||13||Damien Oliver||56 kg||$21.00|
|6||Hartnell (GB)||12||James McDonald||56 kg||$5.00|
|7||Who Shot Thebarman (NZ)||20||Hugh Bowman||56 kg||$34.00|
|8||Wicklow Brave (GB)||24||Frankie Dettori||56 kg||$15.00|
|9||Almoonqith (USA)||19||Michael Walker||54.5 kg||$21.00|
|10||Gallante (IRE)||2||Blake Shinn||54.5 kg||$67.00|
|11||Grand Marshal (GB)||9||Ben Melham||54.5 kg||$41.00|
|12||Jameka||3||Nicholas Hall||54.5 kg||$8.50|
|13||Heartbreak City (FR)||23||Joao Moreira||54 kg||$16.00|
|14||Sir John Hawkwood (IRE)||14||Blake Spriggs||54 kg||$81.00|
|15||Excess Knowledge (GB)||21||Vlad Duric||53.5 kg||$67.00|
|16||Beautiful Romance (GB)||1||Damian Lane||52.5 kg||$71.00|
|17||Almandin (GER)||17||Kerrin McEvoy||52 kg||$13.00|
|18||Assign (IRE)||22||Katelyn Mallyon||52 kg||$61.00|
|19||Grey Lion (IRE)||16||Glen Boss||52 kg||$34.00|
|20||Oceanographer (GB)||11||Chad Schofield||52 kg||$7.50|
|21||Secret Number (GB)||10||Stephen Baster||52 kg||$31.00|
|22||Pentathlon (NZ)||4||Mark Du Plessis||51.5 kg||$126.00|
|23||Qewy (IRE)||15||Craig Williams||51.5 kg||$23.00|
|24||Rose of Virginia (NZ)||8||Ben E Thompson||51 kg||$101.00|
Flemington racecourse map on google
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