Horse Racing | Australian Cup Day

Australian Cup Day is one of the biggest race days of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Held at the famous Flemington racecourse, which is also home to the Group 1 Melbourne Cup, the day boasts more than $3 million in prize money and attracts some of the best trainers and jockeys from around the country. Headlined by the Group 1 Australian Cup, it also features the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap.

Other Group rated support races on the card include the the Group 2 VRC Sires Produce Stakes for 2 Year Olds, the Group 2 Kewney Stakes for 3YO fillies and the Group 3 Matron Stakes for fillies and mares.The majority of the entertainment may be out on the track, but Australian Cup Day caters for everyone, with Fashions on the Field and live entertainment also offered. Some great horses have featured on ‘Super Saturday’ in the past from Northerly to Makybe Diva (Australian Cup), and Miss Andretti to Black Caviar (Newmarket Handicap).

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EVENT RACES

EVENT RACES

RACE NAME STATUS PRIZE MONEY DISTANCE RACE TYPE
AUSTRALIAN CUP GR 1 $1,500,000 2000M WFA
NEWMARKET HANDICAP GR 1 $1,250,000 1200M OPEN HANDICAP
VRC SIRES PRODUCE STAKES GR 2 $200,000 1400M 2YO SW
KEWNEY STAKES GR 2 $200,000 1400M 3YOF SW
MATRON STAKES GR 3 $150,000 1600M MARES SW+PEN