Derby Day: Oct 30

10's Melbourne Cup Carnival begins this Saturday.

10’s Melbourne Cup Carnival begins this Saturday with Derby Day at Flemington.

5,500 people are allowed to attend when restrictions ease further from Friday night.

Michael Felgate leads 10’s stellar field as host of the four-day racing spectacular, alongside racing presenter Caty Price, current trainer and Lexus Melbourne Cup winning jockey, Michelle Payne, Group 1 winning jockey James Winks, form expert David Gately and racing reporter Georgie Tunny. International racing expert, Francesca Cumani will also join us from the UK on Cup Day.

Rob Mills and Kate Freebairn will have all the fashion and entertainment covered including the Myer Fashions on your Front Lawn competition, and joining them is presenter Natalie Hunter who also has the privilege of presenting the winning trophies.

Following two massive days of racing comes Kennedy Oaks Day on Thursday, 4 November and Paramount+ Stakes Day on Saturday, 6 November.

11am AEDT Live Saturday, 30 October on 10.

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