VRC Members Carnival Guide places not requiring bookings

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

MEMBERS ENCLOSURES - NO BOOKING REQUIRED

There are so many choices for members this Carnival that require no booking in order to enjoy all that Flemington has to offer. Simply scan your membership card for entry and find your place. With access to fast food, fine food and everything in between, plus the best range of refreshing drinks from ice-cold to piping-hot, betting facilities, racing action and entertainment – where the day starts and ends is up to you. Explore all the places in the Members Enclosures where no booking is required in 2022.

Please note: Capacity limits may apply in these areas.

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MEET, GREET, AND RELAX IN THE HUB FOR MEMBERS

THE CLUB STAND

Step inside The Club Stand, and into the inviting warmth and camaraderie of the ground floor Lobby. Comfortable seating, spacious walkways, the generous fireplaces and welcoming atmosphere all signal the start of a memorable Cup Carnival. Outside, the surrounding spaces at ground level all hold their own unique attractions. The Betting Ring, directly adjacent to The Club Stand entrance, is the place to place your bets. The other side of the stand draws you in with wide-open views to the famous Members Lawn, boasting an endless buzz from the crowd and its picture-perfect views of the track. Steeped in history, the Mounting Yard sits there too and brings you face-to-face with the horses, jockeys and trainers who make the sport of thoroughbred racing so great. The ground level of The Club Stand is where it all begins. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

GROUND LEVEL

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

GROUND LEVEL

Arrive to the welcoming aroma of barista-brewed coffees and fresh-from-the-oven pastries, croissants and other baked goods and scrumptious treats. Located right in the Betting Ring amongst all the racing action, with unreserved seating, the Members Lawn and Mounting Yard just around the corner, you can spend a moment or spend the day. Open from the first race to the last, it’s not just for breakfast. THE PERFECT PLACE TO START AND END YOUR DAY

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

FILL UP BEFORE HEADING BACK TO THE TRACK

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

Convenient and tasty is the name of the game in The Arbour, a fresh and convenient burger bar that also serves up cold drinks too. You will find quick, tasty fare like classic American-style cheeseburgers with pickles, crispy-fish-and-tartare burgers, and vegan options too. Head to The Arbour for all kinds of fresh, hot burgers to keep powering you through the day. Perfect for grab-and-go, or find a place at one of the unreserved seating options in and around The Arbour, The Members Lawn and Betting Ring. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

GROUND LEVEL

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

GROUND LEVEL

Order your drink, get it served up fast and get back to the Members Lawn without missing a beat. These two centrally located, fast and convenient bars are convivial, friendly, and fun. Right near The Members Lawn and the Mounting Yard and with easy access to the Betting Ring this is the place for avid punters to get right in amongst all the action. Let’s go. THE FAST AND FRIENDLY SPOT TO REFRESH

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

When you’re ready for a refreshing drink, but don’t want to stray too far from all the racing action, set yourself up at the Courtyard Bar and its prime location directly next to The Betting Ring. Offering freshly made sandwiches and gourmet pies, plenty of elbow room and quick-as-a flash service, this is the central spot to be. ENJOY A DRINK WHILE KEEPING ONE EYE ON THE RACES

THE COURTYARD BAR

GROUND LEVEL

Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

WELCOME TO THE HEART OF STYLE

The bubbles flow freely in this space where Insta-worthy glam meets world-class racing. Eat, drink, and make merry in the heart of Flemington’s homage to the finest French Champagne. The retail food offering won’t disappoint with lobster rolls, succulent seafood platters, Appellation oysters and so much more — all of it the perfect accompaniment to the racing action and fine French champagne. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

LEVEL ONE

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

THE MEMBERS BAR

WHERE TRADITION REIGNS The Members Bar is where history is celebrated and memories are made. Flemington’s past embraces its exciting future, where the wall- to-wall racing coverage and gastro-pub-style meals (like top-quality bangers and mash and chicken parmas) are all served up in The Members Bar’s warm and traditional atmosphere. This is a member only bar. Annual Guest Cards and Daily Guest Tickets do not permit access to the Members Bar.

LEVEL ONE

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THE CLUB STAND

LEVEL TWO

RACE IN FOR A COLD DRINK

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

Good fun, good friends, great racing and amazing food and drinks - that’s what the Furlong Bar is all about. Don’t miss your chance to sample from the made-to-share antipasto platters, Croque Monsieur toasties and southern-fried chicken sliders. Share a table with a friend or a stranger and let the good times roll.

Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

LEVEL THREE

The creative concoctions and high-end elegance beckon tastemakers from everywhere, to witness and savour true cocktail artistry being brought to life every Carnival race day. The architectural beauty of the Bluegrass Bar is the perfect backdrop to the endlessly imaginative beverages on offer. PREPARE TO BE DAZZLED BY THE DRINKS Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE CLUB STAND

WHERE THE CELEBRATION STARTS AND ENDS

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

Make your way to the very top and prepare to be richly rewarded by views that seemingly never end, the casual but surprising eats and drinks and the most convivial crowd that’s ready to party from the first race. When the hunger pangs hit, think tasty sliders, pizza, piping hot fries, flatbreads and more, all perfect for one person or combined to share. With casual seating both indoors and out, you really can stay here all day if the mood takes you. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

LEVEL FOUR

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE GRANDSTAND

THE FORUM

LEVEL ONE

THE FIRM FLEMINGTON FAVOURITE

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

With 100 TV screens, plenty of seating to watch the races in relaxed comfort and access to the outdoor seating deck boasting great track views, The Forum lives up to its ‘Punters Paradise’ nickname. Don’t forget to bring a big appetite, as there are plenty of casual food options available for purchase, including roast beef rolls, pies, fresh sandwiches and cakes, refreshing beverages from the bar plus coffee and tea.

Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE GRANDSTAND

THE ATRIUM TRACKSIDE

LEVEL TWO

A VISUAL AND EDIBLE FEAST AWAITS

The Cup Week favourite is back again and with surprises in store.

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

The Atrium space delivers energy like no other and you will immediately notice a fresh take on this traditional favourite. There’s no need to book to enjoy a day in The Atrium Trackside. Revellers can look forward to relaxed choices featuring simple snacks and ice-cold beverages as they take in the races from a unreserved seat just outside. Trackside snacks are on hand to keep you from going hungry as you power through the day. Look out for race day favourites like ready to go sandwiches and roast beef rolls, sushi bites, cheese plates, cakes, coffee, and tea. When you’re ready for a refreshing beverage, the Trackside Bar is there to serve up your favourite drinks. Give your feet a rest at one of the high-top tables or make your way to seating outside or at the nearby Balcony Bar. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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THE GRANDSTAND

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR A FOODIE’S PARADISE

NO BOOKING REQUIRED

As always, the famous views of The View await racegoers in this breathtaking venue. But this year, there’s even more on offer for members. Be there when The View is transformed into a veritable foodie’s paradise. Feel like sampling the delicate Asian bites from the House of Yum Cha? We have you covered. Fancy the spice and flavours of Mexico? Pull up to the soft-shell taco bar. Or have a go at the contemporary flavours on offer from the Merrywell Slider Bar. Whatever your appetite is after, you will find it in The View. Along with an enhanced, food-emporium dining experience, you will also enjoy Bart’s Bar for drinks throughout the day, and high-top tables and seats abundant throughout the room. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

THE VIEW

LEVEL FOUR

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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NO BOOKING REQUIRED

THE BIRDBATH BAR IS BACK

The Birdcage is renowned for its style, glamour and promise of surprise and delight around every corner — and this year is no different. Choose to enjoy a full day in The Birdcage. There is plenty of casual seating available to ensure everyone’s comfort, with a live stage featuring top musical entertainment adding to the energy all around. Everything’s here for your perfect day. Crowd-favourite The Bird Bath Bar returns with access to all-new boutique food and beverage outlets, along with ample unreserved seating and live entertainment. As you wander and soak up the atmosphere, try your luck on the Croquet Lawn or top up your glass as you Rosé All Day. Wherever you find yourself in The Birdcage, it’s surely the perfect way to enjoy an iconic Carnival experience. Share the Carnival experience with family and friends. In 2022 members can purchase Daily Guest Tickets which provide entry into Flemington plus access into the Members Enclosure, including The Domain, The Nursery, The Birdcage and The Rails Promenade. Just $395pp. Limits apply.

DAILY GUEST TICKETS

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MEMBER TICKETING ON-SALE FOR DINING, RESERVED SEATING, CAR PARKS & GUEST TICKETS In 2022, all Dining, Reserved Seating, Car Park and guest ticketing will be managed via our ticketing partner Ticketmaster. The table below sets out the on-sale time and dates by product, providing equal access and opportunity for all members across all venues.

MEMBERS ENCLOSURE - MEMBER DINING Melbourne Cup Carnival

On-Sale Date

On-Sale Time Location

Penfolds Victoria Derby Day

Tuesday 6 September Tuesday 6 September Thursday 8 September Thursday 8 September Tuesday 13 September Tuesday 13 September Wednesday 14 September Wednesday 14 September

10am

Grandstand - The Atrium Flat,The Atrium Tiered, The Peak Club Stand - The Byerley, The Dining Room, Straight Six Grandstand - The Atrium Flat,The Atrium Tiered, The Peak Club Stand - The Byerley, The Dining Room, Straight Six Grandstand - The Atrium Flat,The Atrium Tiered, The Peak Club Stand - The Byerley, The Dining Room, Straight Six Grandstand - The Atrium Flat,The Atrium Tiered, The Peak Club Stand - The Byerley, The Dining Room, Straight Six

2pm

Lexus Melbourne Cup

10am

2pm

Kennedy Oaks Day

10am

2pm

VRC Champions Stakes Day

10am

2pm

MEMBERS ENCLOSURE - RESERVED SEATS - THE GRANDSTAND Melbourne Cup Carnival On-Sale Date

On-Sale Time Location

Derby / Cup / Oaks / Stakes Derby / Cup / Oaks / Stakes

Monday 5 September Monday 26 September

2pm 2pm

Level 2 - The Atrium / Level 4 - The View - Life members, Over 60's members

Level 2 - The Atrium / Level 4 - The View - All remaining members

MEMBERS ENCLOSURE - CAR PARKS Melbourne Cup Carnival

On-Sale Date

On-Sale Time Location

Penfolds Victoria Derby Day

Thursday 15 September Friday 16 September Tuesday 20 September Wednesday 21 September

10am 10am 10am 10am

The Rails Promenade, The Domain, The Nursery The Rails Promenade, The Domain, The Nursery The Rails Promenade, The Domain, The Nursery The Rails Promenade, The Domain, The Nursery

Lexus Melbourne Cup Kennedy Oaks Day

VRC Champions Stakes Day

MEMBERS ENCLOSURE - DAILY GUEST TICKET (For Daily Guest Ticket purchases not associated with a dining product. Ticket limits apply) Melbourne Cup Carnival On-Sale Date On-Sale Time Location Price

Ticket Limits 1 per member 2 per member 4 per member 4 per member

Penfolds Victoria Derby Day

Monday 26 September Monday 26 September Monday 26 September Monday 26 September

2pm 2pm 2pm 2pm

Members Enclosures, plus The Birdcage Members Enclosures, plus The Birdcage Members Enclosures, plus The Birdcage Members Enclosures, plus The Birdcage

$395pp $395pp $395pp $395pp

Lexus Melbourne Cup

Kennedy Oaks Day

VRC Champions Stakes Day

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