The silent anticipation from the Front Lawn and grandstands before the horses burst from the barriers, the roaring cheers as they thunder down the home straight, and the thrill of creating your very own ‘I was at the Melbourne Cup when..’ moment. Be amongst a hundred thousand racegoers at Flemington for Australia’s greatest sporting and cultural icon, the AUD$8 million Lexus Melbourne Cup. Along with the stellar racing from first race to last, there’s plenty of excitement and fun with delicious eats from Melbourne hottest eateries, performances from award-winning musicians, surprising entertainment and bold fashion statements. Entry Cost Adult $89 - General admission. Children under 12 years free. Must be accompanied by an adult to enter the racecourse. Concession $62 - General admission. Available to concession card holders.