MRC Foundation Race Day

mrc foundation race dayThe MRC Foundation Race Day has been a huge success for the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) and this year’s event will be held on Saturday 22nd September 2018, with key charity partners and their ambassadors in attendance.

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

MRC Foundation 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.

Last year the MRC Foundation Race Day raised a record breaking $190,000 for local charities and community groups.

2018 MRC Foundation Race Day

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 Caulfield Cup on Saturday 20th 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 2018 Mascot Race?

Admission prices for Bendigo Bank East Malvern MRC Foundation Race Day will be around $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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2018 Caulfield Cup Carnival

The exciting three-day Caulfield Cup Carnival kicks off with Caulfield Guineas day on Saturday 13th October 2018, highlighted by the Caulfield Guineas and 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 Caulfield Cup, takes centre stage the following Saturday on Caulfield Cup day.

The 2018 Caulfield Cup Carnival dates can be found below:

  • Caulfield Guineas Day – Saturday 13th October 2018 (Day 1)
  • Blue Sapphire Day – Wednesday 17th October 2018 (Day 2)
  • Caulfield Cup Day – Saturday 20th October 2018 (Day 3)

Visit the Melbourne Racing Club for more information on the 2018 Caulfield Cup Carnival in Melbourne.