Tickets to Melbourne Cup Day

Experience the 2020 Melbourne Cup at our place, the only opportunity in town to hear the thunder of horses racing down the track on the day we broadcast the race that stops the nation.

Dress up and treat yourself with our Luncheon package, enjoy our new air-conditioned facilities or check out the open-air bar and trackside lawns at our historic Public Grandstand. 

Ticket Information 

Melbourne Cup Luncheon

Enjoy a sit-down lunch and drinks package in our prestigious Raceview Room at the top of the heritage Public Grandstand.


  • 3-course lunch
  • 5-hour beverage package (beer, wine, soft drink)

Cost: $155

General Admission

Tickets give access to the newly refurbished heritage Public Grandstand, with an open-air bar and photo-worthy theming. Patrons can sit in the grandstand and enjoy the sweeping views of the course, watch the screens in the bar area, or experience the trackside action from the lawns. Head to The Winning Post sports bar and Panorama Room to watch the race in air-conditioned comfort. Limited seating available due to COVID restrictions.

Cost: $10 per adult

Member’s Lounge

Watch the action in air-conditioned comfort with uninterrupted views of the track and screens to project the big race.


  • Grazing table
  • 3-hour drinks package (beer, wine, soft drink)

Cost: $80 per member

Contact Tracing is required at the gate, so please be prepared to give us your full name, address, email address and phone number. Do not attend if you are unwell or have travelled to a known hotspot in the last 14 days.

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