How to watch The Melbourne Cup Live? TV, Live Stream & Radio Options

How to watch The Melbourne Cup live? TV, Online Video Stream Options

The 2018 Melbourne Cup decisive TV and online streaming guide.

How to live stream the Melbourne Cup?

It’s the famous race that stops a nation. How to watch the Melbourne Cup Live from wherever you are.

Here is how to watch the Melbourne Cup live online or on TV in your area.

TV: The Melbourne Cup Live in HD

Things are a bit different this year with Network 10 broadcasting The Melbourne Cup.

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Catch all the action live and in HD on 10HD from 700am (AWST)

In regional WA WIN and Network 10 will be broadcasting the Melbourne Cup live in HD and SD outside of the major cities.- Advertisement –

What time is The Melbourne Cup? They will race at 12pm Perth time.

Millions of Australians tune in from home or at offices, schools, clubs, shopping centres, pubs, bars, airports and major business districts on TV. It’s expected that 10 million people will watch the Melbourne Cup live this year on all platforms, with millions more around the world.

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The Melbourne Cup will be racing from 3pm AEDT sharp from Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne.

People in Queensland should be tuned to 10 Brisbane, Gold Coast and regional areas at 2pm, watch from 2:30pm for those in Adelaide.

You can also stream the racing, without the usual sideshow of Melbourne Cup celebrations on the Racing.com channel on FTV.

Foxtel (Pay TV)

There are several racing channels on national Pay TV provider Foxtel.

Racing.com streams the Melbourne Cup live on Foxtel, connected TVs as well as the Foxtel apps on smartphones and tablets on channel 529.

Foxtel will also stream live coverage and analysis on Sky Racing 1 on channel 526.

Live Stream

If you’re not near a terrestrial free-to-air TV, which is more common than previous years, there are several options.

The best way to live stream on the day will be through Networks 10’s online platform, whose streaming platform, TenPlay, is free to use and sign up for.

Racing.com is the place to stream the Melbourne Cup live action without the glitz, with live odds and other races coming in from around Australia. The Racing.com channel has rights to the Melbourne Cup and all Flemington races for the day, as well as South Australian and global racing.

Betting Apps

Some betting sites provide live coverage on their apps and websites. Sportsbet and Ladbrokes, as well as some TAB apps.


Dozens of radio stations across the nation will stream the race live. So if you aren’t near a screen or internet connection then the radio could be your best bet.

These stations will have dedicated coverage in Western Australia:

– TAB Radio WA
– 882AM 6PR
– ABC Grandstand – local radio

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Good luck and enjoy the race everyone!

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