Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup Day

Tuesday 3rd November 2020



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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 2020 Melbourne Cup on our new big screen! Come and enjoy an authentic country race day experience at one of the most picturesque race tracks in NSW.

Owners please note, we have a limit of 100 owners passes for this day. Owners must register with the race club after 10am - Friday 30th October to secure tickets for a listed owner and one guest. Call 0265 411699.

Up to 500 persons can now attend our race days however we are still under strict Covid-19 restrictions which need to be observed by all that attend. Bar and Food services are available with limited pre-booked race day packages as well as the Crafty Pit food stall in our grounds. Please remember to be seated at all times when consuming food & 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.

Hospitality Option - Burger and Beer Group Package


For those looking for a relaxing spot for the day with the security of having a reserved seat, this package is great for small groups that are burger lovers! Includes:
• Six (6) General Admission Tickets
• Reserved table & seating for up to 6 in our beautiful grounds.
• 6 x Food Vouchers to redeem for your choice of burger - Southern Fried Chicken Burger, American Cheeseburger or Pulled Pork and Slaw Burger
• 6 x Drink Vouchers (Beer, Wine or Soft Drink)
• Bar, Tote and Bookies nearby
• Cost: $190 per table
Please note, due to Covid restrictions only 6 people can sit at a table.

Race Day Details

Gates Open: 11.30am

Gate Entry: Sold Out!

First Race: 1.15pm

Last Race: 5.51pm

Melbourne Cup: 3:00 pm

Local 7 Race Program


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


Unfortunately we are unable to run courtesy buses this year however there are transport options listed below for your consideration. We encourage you to call and book early for these 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
Movin' - 0437 099 422
Muswellbrook Taxis - (02) 6543 2700

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