A project from the National Museum of Australia

Flemington on Cup Day

Explore the workings and discover the wonders of Flemington Racecourse on Melbourne Cup Day

The horsesThe horses Calling the raceCalling the race RacegoersRacegoers Having a flutterHaving a flutter Weighing inWeighing in The ownersThe owners The Cup trophyThe Cup trophy Jockeying for positionJockeying for position Training for victoryTraining for victory Fashions on the FieldFashions on the Field Starting the raceStarting the race Credits