There will be hundred thousand who will be watching the fantastic Melbourne Cup 2018. Millions of people across Australia and the world will also tune in their screen to view the festivity. Do you want to catch up with the celebration? Here is everything you need to know about Melbourne Cup 2018.
The Date of Melbourne Cup 2018
November 6, Tuesday, at Flemington Racecourse
The Gate opening times
Gates open: 8.30 AM.
The race will begin at 3.00 PM. Make sure to stay tuned minutes before the actual time.
Broadcast information of Melbourne Cup 2018
For TV viewers, you could tune in Channel 7 and Foxtel to catch up with the moments right from the venue. If you want to follow the festivity while on the go, consider turning your Radio on. The Radio coverage will be available in the 3AW, Triple M, SEN, ABC Grandstand, RSN Racing, and Sport.
The Melbourne Cup 2018
The Melbourne Cup Day, as usual, will happen on the first Tuesday in November. “Cup Day” is a local holiday in the state of Victoria and in the Australian Capital Territory that always happens on the first Tuesday of November. The occasion of the holiday is significant to Australia’s major horse racing event: Melbourne Cup. With such designation, the Victoria Racing Club has been citing the Melbourne Cup 2018 as “the race that stops a nation.”
Melbourne Cup 2018 has always been the reason why people will gather with their friends and family to enjoy the festivity together. The Race is full of tradition and classic costumes. There have been a lot of things happening in the past including the heroic victories, gambling, unforgettable romantic moments, accidents, race day fashion, and many other factors which lead the Melbourne Cup Day as one of the most important events that they don’t want to miss. For many reasons, the fans from around the world are also interested in watching Melbourne Cup 2018.
Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday in Victoria. It is a day off for the general population, schools, as well as some of the businesses in the area. It is natural that the folks will stop their day on the horse racing.
We can’t neglect that Melbourne Cup Day is one of the most pivotal social and racing events. There are around hundreds of thousands of people usually attend the venue to see the races and enjoy the holiday time there. The TVs broadcasts this race online to the viewers around the world which can cover around 650 million people worldwide. That is a fantastic number indeed. Chances are you also anticipate this big event and hope to manage to watch it on time.
Many businesses around Australia stop their activities to celebrate the event. The activities are not only about viewing the race but also other things like outdoors, staff lunches at restaurants, afternoon teas, dress competitions, and many more. Most of these activities are conducted before the primary race.