2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival Dates & Schedule

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

Victorian 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.

2018 Winner
Carbine Club StakesRanier
Wakeful StakesAristia
TAB StakesOsborne Bulls
Lexus StakesA Prince of Arran
Coolmore Stud StakesSunlight
Myer ClassicShillelagh
Victoria DerbyExtra Brut
Kennedy MileBest of Days
Furphy SprintDivine Quality

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.

2018 Winner
2YO StakesBella Rose
Tabcorp TrophyOne More Try
Short Black StakesFifty Stars
Charities PlateShraaoh
Flemington FlingLegend of Condor
Hybrid PlatePohutukawa
Melbourne CupCross Counter
Premium StakesKaonic
MSS Security SprintTeleplay
Hong Kong Jockey Club StakesCool Passion

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.

2018 Winner
Drinkwise PlateNessuna Fiducia
Twitter TrophySavacool
Subzero HandicapDon't Blush Baby
Country FinalCochada
TCL TV StakesVow And Declare
Absolut StakesThermal Current
Seppelt StakesBleu Roche
Kennedy OaksAristia

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.

Maribyrnong PlateLoyalty Man
Foundation PlateTop Prospect
Springtime StakesRingerdingding
Chatham StakesDreamforce
Queen Elizabeth StakesJaameh
Matriarch StakesKenedna
Darley ClassicSanta Ana Lane
Emirates StakesTrap For Fools
Emirates Airline HandicapOrder of Command