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Flemington Racecourse

Flemington Racecourse is a major horse racing venue located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is most notable for hosting the Melbourne Cup, which is Australia's richest horse race. The racecourse is situated on low alluvial flats, next to the Maribyrnong River. The area was first used for horse racing in March, 1840.

Notable Races

Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
Ascot Vale Stakes 3YO Open sw 1200 November
Australian Cup Open Open wfa 2000 March
Australian Guineas/Cadbury Guineas 3YO Open sw 1600 February
Cantala Stakes/Emirates Stakes Open Open hcp 1600 November
Myer Classic 3YO+ F&M wfa 1600 November
Lightning Stakes Open Open wfa 1000 February
LKS Mackinnon Stakes Open Open wfa 2000 November
Melbourne Cup Open Open hcp 3200 November
Newmarket Handicap Open Open hcp 1200 March
Salinger Stakes Open Open hcp 1200 November
The Age Classic Open Open wfa 1200 November
Turnbull Stakes 4YO+ Open sw+p 2000 October
Victoria Derby 3YO Open sw 2500 November
VRC Oaks/Crown Oaks 3YO Fillies sw 2500 November