When is the Melbourne cup race 2013 ?

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Location and time  and date of Melbourne cup 2013

Date of Melbourne cup

Tuesday, November 5

Melbourne Cup 2013

Time of Melbourne cup

The 2013 Melbourne Cup race time is 3pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time and is Race 7 on the 10-race card.

Melbourne Cup Day is held on the first Tuesday in November every year  and is the day  the sickies at work jump to record levels in other states (victoria its a public holiday) and so does the  punters at the tab or local racing club.

old melbourne cup poster

Melbourne cup picture 1937

The race itself runs a distance of  3,200 metres at Flemington Racecourse and is for 24 horses that are over three years old.

In 2013, Melbourne Cup Day will be held on Tuesday 5 November.

Since 1861, “Melbourne Cup Day” has been an official race day and, since 1877 it has been a public holiday in Victoria.

Melbourne cup day is pretty much a day for horse owners, trainers, jockeys and punters clutching on to their favourite number , hoping to strike it lucky

The prize money this year is said to be over 6 million dollars


Other races on Melbourne cup day

There are 10 race on Melbourne cup day

The first race starts at 10.20am and the last race is at 5.15pm. Generally there is a break of 45 minutes between each race, with a longer break held before the Melbourne Cup.

Race timing schedule for Melbourne cup day races 2013

Race   Name            Time

1. Carnival Celebration Stakes at 1020 am

2. TAB Trophy at 1100 am

3. Lavazza Long Black at 1145 am

4. Herald Sun Stakes at 1230

5. Schweppes Tonic 1000 at 01:15pm

6. Lexus Hybrid Plate at 02:00 pm


8. Melbourne Cup Day Plate at 3:55 pm

9. MSS Security Sprint at 04:35 pm

10. Headquarters Tavern Plate at 05:15 pm

Wish you good luck  & Cheers!!

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