Twitter, Seven Network, and the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) have announced a deal to live stream the 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup to an Australian and global audience. Twitter and the VRC collaborated in 2016 to stream the Emirates Melbourne Cup, and have expanded the partnership in 2017 with additional live content.
Twitter users can also look forward to a live stream of the marquee races of AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Kennedy Oaks Day, and Emirates Stakes Day, live and free to Twitter users in Australia.
In addition to live and free broadcast coverage across the Seven Network, the live race streams will also be available to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter and connected devices.
Fans will be able to access the live streams at melbournecup.twitter.com, via the free 7live App and 7live.com.au website or on @FlemingtonVRC and @7HorseRacing.
The 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival live stream on Twitter schedule is as follows:
AAMI Victoria Derby Day – AAMI Victoria Derby: 3:50pm AEDT, Saturday November 4 2017 (Australia only)
Emirates Melbourne Cup Day – Emirates Melbourne Cup: 3pm AEDT, Tuesday November 7 2017 (available globally)
Kennedy Oaks Day – Kennedy Oaks: 5pm AEDT, Thursday November 9 2017 (Australia only)
Emirates Stakes Day – Emirates Stakes: 4:55pm AEDT, Saturday November 11 2017 (Australia only)