Melbourne Spring Carnival Tips & Betting Predictions

The Melbourne Spring Carnival is the biggest racing carnival in Australia and it features the Melbourne Cup as the main attraction.

Spanning the months of August through to the end of November, the Melbourne Carnival is an iconic celebration of racing and horses, trainers and jockeys from all around the world come to compete.

The first Group 1 on the card is the Memsie Stakes on September 1 and the official end of the carnival is with the Sandown Classic meeting on November 17, but the end of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on November 10 is when the big racing ends.

2018 Melbourne Spring Carnival calendar

September 1Memsie Stakes
September 15Makybe Diva Stakes
September 22Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes
September 28AJ Moir Stakes
September 30Underwood Stakes
October 6Turnbull Stakes
October 13Caulfield Guineas

Caulfield Stakes

Toorak Handicap

Thousand Guineas
October 20Caulfield Cup
October 26Manikato Stakes
October 27Cox Plate
November 3Victoria Derby

Kennedy Mile

Coolmore Stud Stakes

Myer Classic
November 6Melbourne Cup
November 8VRC Oaks
November 10Emirates Stakes

Darley Classic