Network 10 aren’t horsing around when it comes to Carnival action and will launch a 24/7 Melbourne Cup Carnival 10 Play Fast Channel on Saturday, 22 October bringing viewers all the history and stories of the iconic Australian sporting event.
Melbourne Cup Carnival: The Archives will have you covered in the lead up to, and across the Carnival, with a stable of content from the archives and feature pieces across the two weeks.
Get ready for the mane event and relive the last five Lexus Melbourne Cup Days, revel in the history of the great event and gallop into the archives from the early years, 1930s through to the 1990s.
Catch a three-part feature on three-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey Glen Boss, stories from some of the best trainers, and of course, the fashion through the ages as 10 Play takes a trip down memory lane for some of the best, and worst, Melbourne Cup Carnival fashion trends.
Ever wondered how the Lexus Melbourne Cup is made? We’ve got you covered there too with a special feature showcasing the making of the iconic Cup.
And of course, saddle up for the four spectacular race days as Network 10’s expert team brings you all the action and excitement from trackside.
It all begins with Penfolds Victoria Derby Day on Saturday, 29 October, followed by Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday, 1 November, Kennedy Oaks Day on Thursday, 3 November and TAB Champions Stakes Day on Saturday, 5 November, live and free on 10 and 10 Play.