TV Guide: Network 10 and international partners to watch Melbourne Cup

• 10 Play will be the only place to stream all races live in high-definition.

Network 10 is the Victorian Racing Club’s broadcast partner for the 2019 Spring Carnival.

10 Network highlights:

During Spring Carnival week 10 will have four on-ground broadcast points including from the Jockey’s Lounge and the exclusive Birdcage.

Streaming of the Carnival live and in HD on 10 Play.
Pop-up radio channel in partnership with Racing & Sport Network (RSN) on 10 Play.
Pink carpet Birdcage arrivals show broadcast on 10 Daily.
Myer Fashion on the Field events exclusively streamed on 10 Daily.
Coverage of ‘the race that stops a nation’ on CBS Sports Network.
Seven major sponsors across broadcast and digital.

Network 10 will be bringing the Melbourne Cup Carnival to audiences in more ways and across more platforms than ever.


At 9.30pm on Monday, Sports Tonight – Lexus Melbourne Cup Preview will see Francesca Cumani, Roz Kelly, David Gately and Gerald Middleton analyse what’s to come in the race that stops the nation.

Francesca Cumani


As the sun rises on racing’s day of days, Studio 10 is kicking things off early from 7am on Tuesday, 5 November with television royalty Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Sarah Harris, Angela Bishop and Joe Hildebrand, as well as a host of special guests and more than a few surprises.

From 10am coverage of the $8 million Lexus Melbourne Cup commences live with the premiere event at 3pm.

For everything post-race there’s 10 News First with Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane hosts broadcasting live from Flemington including Jennifer Keyte, Stephen Quartermain and Mike Larkan for Melbourne, Sandra Sully and Matt Burke for Sydney and Georgina Lewis and Jonathan Williams for Brisbane.

After The Cup, The Project is broadcasting live from the Birdcage studio with Carrie Bickmore, Waleed Aly, Peter Helliar and Tommy Little live from 6.30pm.

Schedule Tuesday, 5 November

7.00am: Studio 10 – live from Flemington
Includes Birdcage Arrivals from 10.00am with coverage continued on 10 Daily at 10am via Studio 10 Extra until 11.30am.
10.00am: Live coverage of Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
5.30pm: 10 News First – live from Flemington
6.30pm: The Project – live from Flemington

10 Play will be the only place to stream all races live in high-definition.

10’s official digital broadcast hub for the Melbourne Cup Carnival will feature:

A live Odds Ticker, sponsored by TAB.
Exclusive interviews with 10’s world-class commentary team.
Photo galleries and articles from the Carnival.

A viewing party toolkit including quizzes, top tips and Carnival experience bingo.

10 also is partnering with RSN with the support of the Victoria Racing Club to produce Cup Week Radio, a special Melbourne Cup Carnival pop-up radio channel. From 1-10 November, the channel will feature live Melbourne Cup Carnival coverage and bespoke digital radio content. The audio feed will be hosted on the 10 Play digital broadcast hub.

10 Daily – Melbourne Cup Carnival news hub 

10 Daily will be the place to find all the latest racing news, the winners and grinners, fashion round-ups and celebrity news from the Carnival at

Want to see who made it into the Birdcage? On AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day and Kennedy Oaks Day, 10 Daily – via Studio 10 – will be broadcasting a live, pink carpet arrivals show from the Birdcage hosted by 10 News First reporter Georgia Love, alongside Elliot Garnaut, Victoria Racing Club’s official stylist. Coverage starts during Studio 10 each day and will continue to stream via 10 Daily as celeb guests start frocking up to Flemington.

Melbourne Cup coverage will also be available on

Viewers can watch coverage through Channel 78 (metro) and 68 (regional), and Channel 552 on Foxtel.

International Melbourne Cup Coverage

Australia Plus into Asia.

Dubai Sports network into Middle East.

Eurosports in Europe.

Through 10’s partnership with the VRC, CBS Sports Network will televise ‘the race that stops a nation’ on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day. The coverage will air exclusively in the United States in primetime on Monday, 4 November at 9:30 PM, ET.

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