Event details– Melbourne cup 2016

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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

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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

Melbourne is the city  and victoria is the state in the eastern part of Australia. Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia.

Melbourne rates highly in education, entertainment, health care, research and development, tourism and sport. you can find more about it @ http://www.visitmelbourne.com/

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If you are planning to make your trip or holiday at Melbourne  memorable, plan ahead and get to know the local interesting spots  and tourist  attractions by checking out  a tourist guide for Melbourne with the Lonely planet guides online.

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

No. Horse Br Jockey Wgt Current odds
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


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