Melbourne Cup Day

Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup Day at Muswellbrook is the ideal place in the Hunter Valley to enjoy great country racing and watch the 'race that stops the nation' the 2021 Melbourne Cup on our big screen! Come and enjoy an authentic country race day experience at one of the most picturesque race tracks in NSW.

We are still under strict Covid-19 restrictions which need to be observed by all that attend. Please remember to be seated at all times when consuming food and drinks. We are required to record the details of all race goers upon entry for Covid-19 compliance. Please click the link below for more information on attending our race days during this Covid-19 period.

Race Day Details

Muswellbrook Race Club is excited to Welcome back Guests that are fully vaccinated. Proof of Vaccination must be presented on check in.

Gates Open: 11.30am

Gate Entry: $10 Adults, kids U/18 free

First Race: 1.15pm

Last Race: 5.52pm

Melbourne Cup: 3:00pm

Race Program: Local 7 Race Program

Bus Timetable: Click to Download Bus Timetable

What you can bring

  • Fold up chairs, picnic rugs and food can be brought into the grounds.

  • Water must be in sealed (un-opened) bottles. NO GLASS!

  • No BYO Alcohol or Soft Drinks. No marquees or other structures allowed.

  • Security inspect all bags that enter the grounds.

FASHIONS ON THE FIELD: We'll be spotting the best dressed during the day with prizes given out!

Getting to Skellatar Park

We encourage you to call and book early for transport services. For those coming from the Lower Hunter, the train schedule is quite convenient arriving to Muswellbrook mid morning and leaving Muswellbrook after the races. Hunter Line Rail Info

Transport Services

Upper Hunter Ride Share - 0418 376 016
Muswellbrook Taxis - (02) 6543 2700

Race Day Sponsors: