Charity Race Day

The Bendigo Bank East Malvern Charity Race Day has been a huge success for the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) and this year’s event will be held on Saturday 16th September 2017, with key charity partners and their ambassadors in attendance.

Once again, the MRC will be donating proceeds from general admission ticketing, hospitality and sponsorship sales to support fundraising and provide awareness for the 16 charitable organisations involved.

MRC Foundation Charity Race Day provides the perfect opportunity for entertaining clients and friends whilst also giving back to those in need.

Supporting over 20 charities, they donate all proceeds from general admission ticketing, hospitality and sponsorship sales to charity partners.

The Group 3 Naturalism Stakes is the centrepiece of the day and is one of the most important races of the Spring Carnival.

The winner is granted entry into the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup on Saturday 21st October at Caulfield.

Free Rides and Activities
Rides, attractions and activities can be found all over the course, including jumping castles, face painters, arts and crafts, animal farm, and much more, as well as various race day activities run by participating charities.

Stamp and Win
Pick up a Stamp and Win card at the gates, visit each charity, collect all stamps and win some fantastic prizes!

National Anthem performance
CitiOpera will perform the Australian Anthem live prior to the Charity Cup.

Mascot Race
Glen Eira Rotary Clubs’ – Rotary Boy (2014 winners)

Which charity will win the 2017 Mascot Race?

Admission prices for Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Race Day is $25 for Adults, $10 Concession $10 and Kids aged 14 years & under get in for free.

Gates will open approximately 90 minutes before the first race and visit the Melbourne Racing Club for more information and all ticketing options.

The 2017 Charity Race Day partners:

– beyondblue
– BrainLink
– Camp Quality
– Caulfield RSL
– Citi Opera
– Down Syndrome Victoria
– Fight Cancer Foundation
– Kidney Health Australia
– Leukaemia Foundation
– Living Legends
– MRC Foundation
– National Jockeys Trust
– OzHarvest
– Pancare Foundation
– RDA Victoria

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2017 Caulfield Cup Carnival

The exciting three-day Caulfield Cup Carnival kicks off with Caulfield Guineas day on Saturday 14th October 2017, highlighted by the 2017 Caulfield Guineas and 2017 Thousand Guineas, with Blue Sapphire day held midweek on the Wednesday on the second day of the carnival.

The Melbourne Racing Club’s major race of the three-day carnival, the 2017 Caulfield Cup, takes centre stage the following Saturday on Caulfield Cup day.

The 2017 Caulfield Cup Carnival dates can be found below:

  • Caulfield Guineas Day – Saturday 14th October 2017 (Day 1)
  • Blue Sapphire Day – Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Day 2)
  • Caulfield Cup Day – Saturday 21st October 2017 (Day 3)

Visit the Melbourne Racing Club for more information on the 2017 Caulfield Cup Carnival in Melbourne.