Car Sites: The Nursery

Join in the festive atmosphere in the always-popular Nursery Enclosure.

The Nursery includes betting facilities, Super Screens, improved amenities, entertainment, food outlets and the newly introduced meeting place an exclusive activation area, where The Nursery comes alive.

New for 2016 Members who purchase a Car Site in The Nursery on Emirates Melbourne Cup or Crown Oaks Days will receive two adjoining sites for the price of one on that day.

Organise a catered Car Site and receive a prominent location at the Members’ Grandstand end of The Nursery or bring your own catering and experience the car boot style party that The Nursery is famous for.

To be eligible for a catered Car Site in The Nursery, Members must organise a food and beverage service package with a VRC accredited caterer and indicate The Nursery Catered Car Site option on their application form.


Raceday Price Racing Rewards Point Redemption^^
AAMI Victoria Derby Day $430 4,000
Emirates Melbourne Cup Day $215 2,000
Crown Oaks Day $245 2,500
Emirates Stakes Day $230 3,500

^^Limited Car Sites in The Nursery will be available to redeem via Racing Rewards Points.

Please note: The VRC will endeavour to allocate the same site for applications containing multiple racedays.

Members may adjoin a maximum of three Car Sites. The size of each Nursery Car Site is 6m x 3m. Strictly no signage, branding or promotional material can be erected within The Nursery.


The Nursery Car Site holders may purchase an increased number of Pedestrian Passes during the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Raceday Limit Price Racing Rewards Point Redemption^^
AAMI Victoria Derby Day 10 $120 Adult 1,500
Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 20 $85 Adult 1,500
Crown Oaks Day 20 $90 Adult 1,500
Emirates Stakes Day (Child**/Adult) 10* $50/$85 Adult 1,500 | Junior 600

*Limit includes Junior Pedestrian Passes.
**Junior Pedestrian Passes are for children aged 12-17 years.
^^Member must have booked a Car Site in order to redeem for this reward.

Please note: There will be no pedestrian access to The Nursery after 6pm.