Airdate: Melbourne Cup Carnival

Michael Felgate, Caty Price & Brittany Taylor to present 10's upcoming racing coverage.

10’s broadcast of the Melbourne Cup Carnival begins with Victoria Derby Day on October 30 followed by Melbourne Cup, Oaks Day and Stakes Day.

Michael Felgate hosts alongside Caty Price, Brittany Taylor, James Winks and David Gately. International racing expert Francesca Cumani will join in crosses from the UK.

Michelle Payne also features plus Rob Mills, Kate Freebairn and Natalie Hunter.

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is one of the leading sporting events in the world. Now, more than ever, Australia needs something to celebrate.

It’s about the people and that awesome Aussie spirit. The racing and the quality and power of the athletes, both equine and human.

So, with a spring in our step, let’s remind ourselves that there’s joy to be found in the little things and embrace the rich history and the festivity that belongs to all of us – the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival.

It all begins with Penfolds Victoria Derby Day on Saturday, 30 October, followed by Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday, 2 November, Kennedy Oaks Day on Thursday, 4 November and Mackinnon Stakes Day on Saturday, 6 November, live and free on Network 10 and 10 Play.

Michael Felgate saddles up to host the four-day racing spectacular alongside racing presenter Caty Price, mounting yard expert Brittany Taylor, Group 1 winning jockey James Winks and form expert David Gately. International racing expert Francesca Cumani will join in the action as we cross to her in the UK for her insights and analysis.

Network 10 is also thrilled to announce Lexus Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne joins our stellar field.

One of Australia’s most sought after media and racing personalities, Michelle captured the hearts of a nation back in 2015 when she became the only female to win the event.

Michelle’s triumph catapulted her into stardom where she is now a highly successful trainer, jockey and author.

Bringing the glitz and the glamour are Rob Mills and 10 News First’s Kate Freebairn covering all things fashion and entertainment, including the Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn competition. Joining them is presenter Natalie Hunter who also has the privilege of presenting the winning trophies.

Revel in Cup Week with the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival broadcast live and free on Network 10 and 10 Play on demand.

4 Responses

  1. What is the point of having a dedicated racing channel and then clogging up the main channel as well? Animal cruelty does not belong on television and I honestly can’t wait until the day horse racing is banned in this country. 149 horses were killed in 2020 on the racetrack!

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