The Spring Carnival is a time when Australia comes alive with excitement, fashion, and thrilling horseracing events. At Eventpod, we’re your gateway to experiencing the entire Spring Carnival season in all its glory.
While there are numerous thrilling races throughout the Spring Carnival, four stand out as the undeniable highlights:
Victoria Derby Day
Kicking off the Spring Carnival is the Penfolds Victoria Derby Day at the prestigious Flemington Racecourse. This day is highlighted by three electrifying Group 1 races, including the $2 million Penfolds Victoria Derby. Known for its classic black and white theme, Derby Day is a grand showcase of elegance and style. It’s a favorite among racing purists and those with a passion for high-stakes racing action.
When: Saturday, November 4, 2023.
The Melbourne Cup
“The race that stops the nation,” the Melbourne Cup, commences the Spring Carnival with a resounding bang. This iconic event takes place on the first Tuesday of November and captures the hearts of horseracing enthusiasts and fashionistas alike. Eventpod offers exclusive Melbourne Cup packages that provide premium access to this legendary race.
Imagine sipping champagne in a stylish marquee, dressed in your finest race-day attire, and watching the finest thoroughbreds compete for glory. It’s an experience like no other, and Eventpod ensures you enjoy every moment.
When: Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at Flemington Racecourse – Australia’s most famous Tuesday.
VRC Oaks Day
Prepare for a day of elegance, style, and thrilling horse racing at Oaks Day. Traditionally known as ‘Ladies Day’ or ‘Kennedy Oaks Day’, where this year, racegoers add a touch of purple to their attire to show their support and raise funds for the Good Friday Appeal.
Enjoy delicious food, the latest fashion trends, and heart-pounding races, including the renowned Kennedy Oaks. Remember last year’s thrilling victory by She’s Extreme, expertly ridden by jockey Tommy Berry.
When: Thursday, November 9, 2023.
Stakes Day, the thrilling finale of the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington, is a day of relaxed family-friendly celebration. With three captivating Group 1 races—the Emirates Stakes, Champions Sprint, and Champions Mile—it showcases the finest in Australian turf competition.
In 2022, the Champions Mile was introduced, adding to the day’s excitement. Known for its history of surprises and unforgettable moments, Stakes Day is a must-see event in Australian horseracing.
Join us for the next Stakes Day, where champions are crowned, and the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s enchanting grand finale unfolds. It’s a day filled with top-quality racing and entertainment.
When?: Sat, 11 Nov 2023, 10:30 am.
Your Spring Carnival Experience
At Eventpod, we understand that each race day of the Spring Carnival is unique. That’s why we offer a range of exclusive packages that cater to different tastes and preferences. From the high-energy atmosphere of Derby Day to the glamour of Oaks Day, we have your Spring Carnival experience covered.
Our packages include everything from prime seating and gourmet dining to VIP access and behind-the-scenes tours. We handle the details so you can focus on the thrill of the races.
Book Your Spring Carnival Adventure
Don’t miss out on the horseracing event of the year. Secure your spot at the Spring Carnival 2023 with Eventpod. Contact us today to explore our exclusive packages and discover the thrill of horseracing. It’s an experience you won’t want to miss.