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.
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
7. EMIRATES MELBOURNE CUP at 3:00 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!!