Smithfield Road, Melbourne
Flemington Racecourse is situated in Melbourne , Australia and is one of the city’s major attraction.
Flemington Racecourse can be found to the northwest of Melbourne city centre and covers around 320 acres, with the main racetrack itself 2312 metres in circumference and an extra straight track for 1000 to 2000-metre racing.
Hosting a number of major Australian horse races throughout the year the high point is the week-long Melbourne Cup Carnival. One of the four major races held at the carnival and first held in 1861, the Melbourne Cup has quickly become an Australian institution. Known as 'the race that stops the nation' it offers more than A$5.65 million in prize money and is so significant in the country that the day of the race is declared a State holiday. For a Flemington hotel book early.
Spending the day at Flemington Racecourse you can see the wealthy and famous all decked out in their finest clothes and biggest hats, whilst the rest of the country halts to a stop as Aussies either head to the races themselves, or go to the local pub to watch it on the TV. For hotels in Melbourne, try the Quest Flemington for convenience to the racetrack.
When reserving accommodation near Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne it is recommended to book ahead for peak season , such as school holiday dates , long weekends , public holidays , Easter and Xmas / Christmas holidays. Last minute hotel rates in Melbourne are usually more easy to reserve in low season.
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