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.

Caulfield Racecourse

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

Package Includes:

  •  Full MRC membership for the remainder of the 2017/2018 season, including Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day and Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Day for you and a friend
  • Upon presentation of the membership cards winners will receive free entry and Members Reserve access at Caulfield, Mornington & Sandown Racecourses
  • Membership cards will be loaded with $50 credit which can be redeemed for food and beverages at any Caulfield Racecourse outlet.
  • Members Reserve access includes entry to the Medallion Bar at Caulfield Racecourse

Dress: Please refer here for details 

Value: $250pp

Flemington Racecourse

 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! 

  • Racecourse Access 
  • Entry into the Grazing Trail & Cellar Door
  • Complimentary Grazing Trail wine-tasting glass
  • $100 Food & Beverage voucher

Dress: There is no formal dress code for General Admission. Racegoers are encouraged to dress smart for the occasion.

Value: $140pp

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.

Yarra Valley Racecourse

 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.

  • Racecourse Admission
  •  Admission to the exclusive Eastland Lounge & general public areas
  •  Gourmet all-day grazing menu
  •  5 Hour Beverage Package with Zonzo Wine & Beer, Hargreaves Hill Ale & St Ronans Cider
  •  Fully furnished and styled lounge setting
  •  Exclusive al fresco trackside viewing
  •  TVs for all the racing action

Dress: Formal dress code applies. Please refer here for more details 

Value: $110pp

Moonee Valley Racecourse

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;

  • Five course degustation
  • Premium Beverage package 
  • Racecourse Admission
  • Racebook
  • Reserved Table with Racecourse views 
  • Full waiter service 
  • Tote (TAB) betting facilities 
  • Complimentary freshly brewed coffee and tea with chocolates 

Dress Code: 

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.

DATE RACEDAY RACECOURSE
Saturday, February 10 C.F Orr Stakes Family Day Caulfield
Saturday, February 10 bet365 Yarra Valley Picnics and Parties Yarra Valley
Saturday, February 10 Alex Scott & Staff Woolamai Cup Woolamai
Sunday, February 11 Australian Lamb Company Group Colac Gold Cup Colac
Sunday, February 11 February Racing Wodonga
Tuesday, February 13 Midweek Racing Ballarat
Wednesday, February 14 Ladbrokes Park Race Day Ladbrokes Park
Wednesday, February 14 February Racing Stony Creek
Thursday, February 15 Midweek Summer Racing Kilmore
Thursday, February 15 Sportsbet Summer Night Racing Series Racing.com Park
Friday, February, 16 Labrokes Friday Night Lights Monnee Valley
Friday, February, 16 Summer Day Werribee
Saturday, February 17 Black Caviar, The Great Horse Raceday Flemington
Saturday, February 17 Phil Palma Bendigo Ford Marong Cup Day Bendigo
Saturday, February 17 Buchan Cup Buchan
Sunday, Flemington 18 Miners Rest Community Cup Ballarat
Sunday, Flemington 18 Horse Power & Local Cups Moe
Tuesday, February 20 Midweek Racing Sale
Wednesday, February 21 Caulfield Twilight Races Caulfield
Wednesday, February 21 Midweek Racing bet365 Park Kyenton
Thursday, February 22 Thursday Twilight Racing Warrnambool
Friday, February, 23 Chinese New Year Celebrations Moonee Valley
Friday, February, 23 RYAN & McNULTY SAWMILLERS Timber Race Day Benalla
Saturday, February 24 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day Caulfield
Saturday, February 24 Blue Diamond Stakes Day Yarra Valley
Saturday, February 24 February Racing Woolamai
Sunday, February 25 February Racing Ballarat
Sunday, February 25 St Pats Yea Cup Yea
Tuesday, February 27 Midweek Racing Sale
Wednesday, February 28 Midweek Racing Bendigo
Wednesday, February 28 Midweek Racing Stawell
Thursday, March 1 Sportsbet Summer Night Racing Series Racing.com Park
Thursday, March 1 Autumn Monday Racing Terang
Friday, March 2 Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights Moonee Valley
Friday, March 2 Fantastic Friday Racing Swan Hill
Saturday, March 3 Australian Guineas Day presented by 3AW Flemington
Saturday, March 3 Wangaratta Racing, Food & Wine Carnival – Day 1 Hygain Ladies Day Wangaratta
Saturday, March 3 Alexandra's Rock and Roll Recycle Alexandra
Sunday, March 4 Wangaratta Racing, Food & Wine Carnival – Day 2 WINSEC Savings & Loans Wangaratta Cup Wangaratta
Sunday, March 4 Birregurra Cup Colac
Tuesday, March 6 Cadell Food Services Pubs and Clubs Race Day Bendigo
Wednesday, March 7 Midweek Racing Ballarat
Wednesday, March 7 Midweek Racing bet365 Park Kyenton
Thursday, March 8 Sportsbet Summer Night Racing Series Racing.com Park
Friday, March 9 OBrien Real Estate Race Night Cranbourne
Friday, March 9 March Autumn Racing Ararat
Saturday, March 10 Super Saturday Flemington
Saturday, March 10 J&B Greenhill Edenhope Cup Edenhope
Saturday, March 10 Towong Cup Towong
Sunday, March 11 Moama Bowling Club Echuca Cup Day Echuca
Sunday, March 11 Stony Creek Cup Stony Creek
Monday, March 12 Midweek Racing Ballarat
Tuesday, March 13 Midweek Racing Bendigo
Wednesay, March 14 Ladbrokes Park Race Day Ladbrokes Park
Thursday, March 15 Sportsbet Summer Night Racing Series Racing.com Park
Thursday, March 15 Midweek Racing Warrnambool
Friday, March 16 Ladbrokes Friday Night Lights Moonee Valley
Friday, March 16 Midweek Racing Sale
Saturday, March 17 Autumn Raceday Flemington
Saturday, March 17 Geelong St Patrick's Cup bet365 Geelong
Saturday, March 17 Woolamai March Meeting Woolamai
Sunday, March 18 Euroa Cup Sunday Racing Benalla
Sunday, March 18 Jack Hirsch Memorial Yarra Valley Cup Yarra Valley
Tuesday, March 20 Midweek Racing Ballarat
Wednesday, March 21 Ladbrokes Park Race Day Ladbrokes Park
Wednesday, March 21 Midweek Racing bet365 Park Kyenton
Thursday, March 22 Sportsbet Summer Night Racing Series Racing.com Park
Thursday, March 22 Midweek Racing Donald
Friday, March 23 Keogh Homes William Reid Stakes Moonee Valley
Friday, March 23 Friday Raceday Terang
Saturday, March 24 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Day Mornington
Saturday, March 24 Lakes Entrance Cup Day Bairnsdale
Saturday, March 24 Alexandra Cup Race Day Alexandra