Flemington Racecourse has been famous across the world as the home of the Melbourne Cup since it was first run in 1861. Steeped in a tradition of beauty, strength and style, Flemington is well known for its wide lawns and beautiful roses. The record crowd at Flemington was 129,089 for the 2006 Victoria Derby however capacity is now capped at around 110,000.
The new members grandstand at Flemington Racecourse has redefined the Australian Racing Experience. The $41.5M facility provides world-class entertainment amenities within a flexible design, which meets the needs and expectations of members in this new millennium. The five-tiered stand includes approximately 6900 viewing seats, a state-of-the-art betting lounge and a member's level with a unique glazed atrium space with spectacular trackside views. The stand was completed 2000.