Guide To The Melbourne Cup Carnival on 10 play

Everybody has a ticket to Cup Week 2021.

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is one of the leading sporting events in the world, and now, more than ever, Australia needs something to celebrate.

All the action, music, food and fun from the 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup Carnival can be found here.

From historic features to live music performances and interviews; food and drink inspirations and recipes; and styling tips for your carnival parties.

So, with a spring in our step, let’s remind ourselves that there’s joy to be found in the little things and embrace the rich history and the festivity that belongs to all of us - the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival.

As the broadcast reaches all parts Australia and around the world, we will capture all the celebrations so at-home viewers of The Race That Stops A Nation™ don’t miss a thing.

Revel in Cup Week with the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival broadcast live and free on Network 10 and 10 play on demand.

It is event television at its finest.

Myer Fashions On Your Front Lawn

10 play will LIVE stream updates, and present exclusive interviews with our experts and content from across all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Following the successful transformation of our most famous fashion event as a digital competition in 2020, Myer Fashions On Your Front Lawn® returns this year to give entrants from all over Australia the chance to compete for some incredible prizes.

So put your best dressed foot forward, embrace the joy of dressing up and get ready to show off your own style, creativity and sense of fun! Head to Melbourne Cup Carnival Fashion on 10 play for fashion hints and tips, fashion features and interviews and all the glamour from Myer Fashions On Your Front Lawn®.

Race Days

On each race day you will find:

LIVE stream on 10 play

All the action, colour and excitement across the four big days of the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival on 10 and LIVE streamed on 10 play. Check the schedule closer to the events for more details.

Odds brought to you by TAB

TAB's Gerald Middleton and David Gately provide expert form analysis and odds ahead of each of the Melbourne Cup Carnival event days, giving you the edge on how to pick a winner and make the most out of your 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival. These videos will be available here.

Race Replays

Relive every race from the 2021 Melbourne Cup with on-demand viewing on 10 play. Race replays will be available on web and the app under Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Form Guide

VRC’s Formguide ‘Inside Run’ is a ready reckoner for the casual punter and race-going enthusiast. A tool for someone who wants to get into the spirit of the Carnival, and place a guided bet with expert tips from Nick Quinn.

There will be a race overview for each day and expert tips for every race, in a simple self-guided digital platform. Users can also learn about popular bet types and how to place a bet with a bookie or TAB machine. There is also a race review if you missed the race or want to learn how the race finished up.

For the punter who wants one hot tip of the day, and to try their luck with $10, there's also an offer for this.

Digital Racebook

Get ready for the four greatest days on the Australian racing calendar with the official VRC racebooks. Featuring the latest can’t-miss info for each race day. This is a must for everyone from professional punters and racing enthusiasts to your once-a-year Melbourne Cup Carnival fan.

Giddy Up

Giddy Up Is Back In 2021!  Enter Cup Week tipping, the official Lexus Melbourne Cup sweep, plus racing and carnival trivia games with over $120,000 to be won. To find out more click here

Musical Performances

Some of the biggest names in Australian entertainment are set to return to the stage for the first time in more than two years when they perform at Flemington Racecourse this Melbourne Cup Carnival, with performances from The Living End, the cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Kate Ceberano, Client Liaison and Australian DJ Tom Lowndes from Hot Dub Time Machine.

Performances can be viewed during the LIVE stream or watched on demand on 10 play here.


  • The Race/The Action: Don’t miss any of the racing action from Flemington with the LIVE Stream, Race Replays, Odds with Gerald Middleton and more.
  • News And Statistics: Deep dive into the latest news, features, interviews, racebooks, form guides and more.
  • Fashion: All the glitz and glamour with fashion hints and tips, interviews, features, celebrities, the Bird Cage and Myer Fashions On Your Front Lawn.
  • The Fun: All the carnival excitement with music performances, artist interviews, recipes, cooking features and more.
  • The History: Learn about MCC origins and historical moments  with archival footage, galleries, interviews and features.

Everybody has a ticket to Cup Week when the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival broadcast commences, live and free on 10 and streamed on 10 play.

How to watch the Melbourne Cup Carnival on 10 play

2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival. Live And Free On 10 and 10 play