How To Watch The Melbourne Cup - How You Can View The Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is the race that stops a nation and the most important race on the Australian racing calendar.

It is the most watched race in the world and draws millions of eyeballs from Australia to their TVs, phones and tablets for the three and a half minutes of race time like few events can.

We've put together an easy to read guide how you can watch the Melbourne Cup whether you're at home or out of the house.

How To Watch The Melbourne Cup On TV

There are two places Australians can go if they want to watch the Melbourne Cup on free-to-air television.

In 2019 Channel 10 purchased the Melbourne Spring Carnival rights from Channel 7, which means they took over the FTA broadcast of the Melbourne Cup.

The other television station that broadcasts the Melbourne Cup is racing.com. Racing.com broadcasts all Victorian and South Australian thoroughbred meetings sanctioned by the TAB, which includes the race that stops a nation.
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How To Live Stream The Melbourne Cup

There's multiple options for punters if they want to live stream the Melbourne Cup.

Online bookmaker BetEasy provides live streaming on all Australian thoroughbred, harness and greyhound meetings that are broadcast by Sky Racing, which includes the Melbourne Cup.

The broadcast partners of the Melbourne Cup also offer options for those that cannot get in front of a TV.

Racing.com has their own app while Channel 10's TenPlay, which allows punters on the go to watch the race that stops a nation.

How To Watch The Melbourne Cup FAQ

Where to watch the Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup is a racing event like no other.

Pubs and clubs always have the race on the big screen but for those wanting to watch the Melbourne Cup on TV at home 

How to live stream the Melbourne Cup?

The broadcast partners of the Melbourne Cup offer options for those that cannot get in front of a TV.
Racing.com has their own app while Channel 10's TenPlay, which allows punters on the go to watch the race that stops a nation.

How long does the Melbourne Cup go for?

The coverage of the Melbourne Cup race day goes across the entire day, but the race itself usually goes for around three and a half minutes.

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