Congratulations on winning a VIP pass to the Festival of Racing.
As a Festival Pass holder, you'll have access to all 74 race days from February 10 to March 24, allowing you General Admission access to all metropolitan, country and picnic races across the state. You'll also gain exclusive access for you and a friend to four VIP all-inclusive packages at Flemington, Caulfield, The Valley and Yarra Valley. Plus, you'll also receive a complimentary $20 TAB betting voucher.
The Festival of Racing is upon us for 2018 and again promises to be an unmissable event, showcasing this season's best thoroughbred racing at Victoria’s most iconic racecourses from February 10 to March 24. Featuring the first Group 1 race meetings of the calendar year, the Festival of Racing is where the new stars of the track come out to play, with the $1.5 million Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes one of many highlights of the Festival.
An event like no other, the Festival of Racing is the ideal time to enjoy Group 1 racing, great food, fashion and entertainment, all in a relaxed atmosphere.
Melbourne Racing Club Membership 2017/18
As part of your VIP Festival Pass, Melbourne Racing Club present you with a double membership for the remainder of the 2017/18 racing season, giving you Members Reserve access at Caulfield, Mornington and Sandown, plus reciprocal rights with other racing clubs. Please click here for further membership inclusions.
Valid: Saturday 10 February - Monday July 31, 2018
Gates Open: Approximately 1 hours before Race 1
Dress: Please refer here for details
Super Saturday, featuring Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door
Date: Saturday March 10, 2018
Gate open: 10:45am
Package Includes: The Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door returns to Super Saturday, promising a truly delectable spread to tantalise your taste buds set against the exhilarating backdrop of Group 1 thoroughbred racing. The famous Flemington gardens will come alive with an incredible selection of the very best boutique wineries, breweries and producers Victoria has to offer in a unique cellar door atmosphere!
Dress: There is no formal dress code for General Admission. Racegoers are encouraged to dress smart for the occasion.
Please Note: Winners to collect complimentary Grazing Trail wine-tasting glass and $100 food & beverage vouchers from the VIP Booth located at the start of the Grazing Trail. Winners will need to present ID upon pick up.
Jack Hirsch Memorial Yarra Valley Cup
Date: Sunday March 18, 2018
Gates Open: 11am
Package Includes: Located only metres from the track directly adjacent to the Fashion Pavilion, you'll be right in the middle of all the action as you sit back and relax in this stylish enclosed lounge with live entertainment and nibbles from our gourmet grazing menu.
Dress: Formal dress code applies. Please refer here for more details
Group 1 Keogh Homes William Reid Stakes
Date: Friday March 23, 2018
Gates Open: 5.15pm - First Race: 6.30pm
Package Includes: Admission for two to the Phar Lap Dining room, ideally located on the home straight ensuring you don't miss a minute of the action at The Valley. Your entry to the Phar Lap Dining Room includes;
Gentleman - are required to wear a collared shirt with tailored trousers.
Ladies - are expected to maintain a suitable standard of dress.
Brief clothing, denim, runners or thongs are not considered suitable attire and entry into the Dining Boxes will be refused if dress regulations are not adhered to.
Value: $170 pp.