2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival Dates

The dates for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival have been released
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The dates for the 2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival have been released. (Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
There are four days across the Melbourne Cup Carnival and we have all the updates dates and schedule.

The Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off with Derby Day on Saturday November 2 and ends with two Group 1 races on Saturday November 9.

Saturday November 2 - Derby Day
Tuesday November 5 - Melbourne Cup Day
Thursday November 7 - Oaks Day
Saturday November 9 - Stakes Day

2019 Victoria Derby Day betting schedule


Saturday November 2, 2019

There are nine races scheduled for Derby Day, which includes the Victorian Derby, Coolmore Stud Stakes and the Myer Classic.

The Lexus Stakes is also on the card and serves as a main lead-up race to the Melbourne Cup three days later.

Race 
2017 Winner
Carbine Club Stakes
Levendi
Wakeful Stakes
Luvaluva
Skip Sprint
Lyuba
Lexus Stakes
Cismontaine
Coolmore Stud Stakes
Merchant Navy
Myer Classic
Shoals
Victoria Derby
Ace High
Kennedy Mile
Shillelagh
Multiplier Stakes
Rich Charm

2019 Melbourne Cup Day betting schedule


Tuesday November 5, 2019

Day 2 of the carnival is Melbourne Cup Day. It's the only Group 1 race on the card but the form from the supporting races is a great guide to future Spring Carnival and Autumn Carnival races.

Race
2017 Winner
2YO Stakes
Setsuna
Tabcorp Trophy
Tahanee
Short Black Stakes
Dollar For Dollar
Charities Plate
Fanatic
Flemington Fling
Prezado
Hybrid Plate
Our Crown Mistress
Melbourne Cup
Rekindling
Premium Stakes
Odeon
MSS Security Sprint
Ocean Embers
Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes
Pedrena

2019 Victorian Oaks Day betting schedule


Thursday November 7, 2019

Oaks Day is often referred to as "Ladies Day" at Flemington as it features the Fashion on the Field competition.

The Victorian Oaks is the highlight race on the popular Thursday card.

Race
2017 Winner
Drinkwise Plate
Linguist
Twitter Trophy
Mr Garcia
Subzero Handicap
Tribal Wisdom
Country Final
Another Coldie
TCL TV Stakes
Hellova Street
Absolut Stakes
Ball Of Muscle
Seppelt Stakes
All Too Huiying
Victorian Oaks
Pinot
Kennedy Plate
Jorda

2019 Emirates Stakes Day betting schedule


Saturday November 9, 2019

Emirates Stakes Day is the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

It features two Group 1 races with the Emirates Stakes and the Darley Classic, which is the feature sprint race of the carnival.

Race
2017 Winner
Maribyrnong Plate
Run Naan
Foundation Plate
Oncidium Ruler
4YO+ Trophy
Fastnet Tempest
Sensis Trophy
Moher
Queen Elizabeth Stakes
Vengeur Masque
Matriarch Stakes
Savapinski
Darley Classic
Redzel
Emirates Stakes
Tosen Stardom
Emirates Airline Handicap
Kentucky Breeze

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