Your concise guide to the Spring Carnival

The Australian Spring Carnival kicks off with the Sydney Spring Carnival with races split between Royal Randwick and Rosehill Gardens. The feature races are the $1 million Golden Rose and $500,000 Epsom Handicap. The major races are in the Melbourne Cup Carnival hosted at Flemington Racecouse which include the Victoria Derby, Crown Oaks, Emirates Stakes and the flagship race being the $3 million Melbourne Cup.

Spring Racing Carnival Calendar:

Race Date Racecourse
Golden Rose

10th Sep

Rosehill

Underwood Stakes

17th Sep

Moonee valley

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

17th Sep

Caulfield

Manikato Stakes

23rd Sep

Moonee Valley

George Main Stakes

24th Sep

Randwick

Epsom Handicap

1st Oct

Randwick

The Metropolitan

1st Oct

Randwick

Flight Stakes

1st Oct

Randwick

Spring Champion Stakes

1st Oct

Randwick

Turnbull Stakes

2nd Oct

Flemington

Caulfield Guineas

8th Oct

Caulfield

Yalumba Stakes (Caulfield Stakes)

8th Oct

Caulfield

Toorak Handicap

8th Oct

Caulfield

Thousand Guineas

12th Oct

Caulfield

Caulfield Cup

15th Oct

Caulfield

Cox Plate

22nd Oct

Moonee Valley

Victoria Derby

29th Oct

Flemington

Mackinnon Stakes

29th Oct

Flemington

Coolmore Stud Stakes

29th Oct

Flemington

Myer Classic

29th Oct

Flemington

Melbourne Cup

1st Nov

Flemington

Crown Oaks

3rd Nov

Flemington

Emirates Stakes

3rd Nov

Flemington

Patinack Farm Classic

5th Nov

Flemington