Dear VRC Member

The jewel in the crown of Australian thoroughbred racing, the Melbourne Cup Carnival, is fast approaching and I welcome you to secure your place this year in the comfort of the Members’ Enclosure.

A wonderful array of Member experiences are on offer again this year, from fine dining in one of our many restaurants to casual cocktail fair and entertainment in an exclusive marquee in The Birdcage.

There is always something new on offer at Flemington and this year we invite Members to explore the beautiful grounds and gardens and visit The Nursery meeting place and the Members’ front lawn bar.

For those new to the Melbourne Cup Carnival you will find everything you need to know about the options available to Members in this exclusive guide, including:

  • Members’ Reserved Car and Super Sites featuring The Rails, The Nursery and The Domain
  • The Birdcage featuring The Hedges and The Chalets marquee sites for small groups and the exclusive Members’ Pavilion
  • Members’ Dining across five locations
  • entertainment for 12-17 year olds in the Emirates Junior Members’ Marquee on Emirates Stakes Day.

Please note that applications for the Members’ dining and the Members’ Reserved Car Parks ballots closes at 3pm on Friday 29 July. After this date application will be accepted in order of receipt from all Members pending availability.

If you require any additional information to that which is outlined in this guide, please contact VRC Customer Service on 1300 727 575 or

I look forward to welcoming you to Flemington for what will no doubt be another thrilling Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Yours sincerely

Caroline Ralphsmith Singature


Executive General Manager Customer Engagement