Rydges North Melbourne
Cnr Harker Street & Flemington Road , North Melbourne , VIC 3051
+61 3 9329 1788
Flemington is the best-known racecourse in Australia.
It is the oldest continuing metropolitan racecourse - there have been races here every year since 1840.
Melbourne Cup Day as the first Tuesday in November has been a public holiday for the city since the mid 1870s. It is celebrated as a special day around the country.