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Melbourne Cup Timetable 2009

Melbourne Cup Timetable 2009
Melbourne Cup Timetable 2009

Melbourne Cup Horse Race is the important event in Melbourne to all citizens of Victoria. On the first Tuesday in November, the Melbourne Cup stopps the Nation. For sure it is the most important thoroughbred horse race in Australia. The day of the Melbourn Cup horse race is a public holiday not only in Melbourne but also Victoria. The Melbourne Cup is a Race for three-year old and over horses and is Held on the Flemington Racecourse. The Melbourne Cup is since the beginning in 1861 a handicapped race. As there are more than 400.000 visitors every Year be sure to get your ticket for the Melbourne Cup early. The 2009 Race will be hold at 3. November 2009. Find the timetable for the single races lower at this page.

The Melbourne Cup tropy is hand-hammered and made from 34 pieces of solid 18 carat gold. The trophy is the ultimate price for any horse trainer and horse owner. Beside the 5.6 million price money. Of course all the competitors have the goal to win, as in any other horse race, but also to break the record of 1990 winner Kingston Rule with 3 minutes 16.3 seconds for the 3,200 metre Melbourne Cup race.

The Melburne Cup Carnival offers more than only a horse race. A lot of other events are held around the race day. Fashion is the big subject for these events. Not only racewear and hats for the track as its important to be dressed right for the race.

Melbourne Cup Timetable at 3. November 2009

racetimevaluerace nametypedistance
110:20$101,500agl renewable energy stakes2yo fillies sw (n/c)1000m
2   11:00      $101,500schiavello platemares hcp (n/c)1700m
311:45$101,500the lavazza long blackrating 0-95 hcp (n/c)2800m
412:30$151,500herald sun stakesmares sw&p (n/c)1400m
51:15$101,500schweppes tonic 10003yo sw&p (n/c)1000m
62:00$151,500the lexus stakes3yo fillies sw&p (n/c)1400m
73:00   $5,650,000emirates melbourne cuphandicap (n/c)3200m
83:50  $151,500melbourne cup day platehcp (n/c)1800m
94:35$101,500mss security sprinthcp (n/c)1200m
105:15 $101,500the tab.mobi4&5yo rating 0-89 hcp1400m

Photo: Ilja Kalachev

Date: 22/09/2009

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