Melbourne Cup Day - FAQ's
  • What time does it start and how much does it cost?

Gates open at 10am with the first race at 11.27am (the last is at 4.19pm)

Our tickets are all $25 (children 17 and younger are free)

  • Can I buy racecourse admission at the gate?

YES, we do not sell out.

  • Is there any parking?

Ample free parking is available.

  • Can we bring a picnic?

Yes. Note:  No metalware such as knives and forks, cheese platter knives and so on are permitted.  All utensils must be plastic (or wooden)

  • Can we bring our own drinks?

Yes.  Note:  They must still be sealed, in plastic bottles, and non-alcoholic.

  • Can we bring our own chairs?

Yes.

  • Is there any transport?

We have buses running from Lilydale Train Station commencing from 9.30am with one bus to be expected approximately every half hour thereafter.

The Buses are FREE.

  • Is there a dress code?

Yes.  Clothes must be worn. :)  Don't forget there is a Fashion on the Field competition so dressing to the "nines" is not inappropriate (however, it is not compulsary).

  • Do you have EFT Facilities on course?

Yes However, there are limited serviced windows available so we recommend bringing cash.  NOTE:  Ticket Sales at the GATE ARE CASH ONLY!!!

 

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CLUB DIRECTLY ON 03) 9730 1332