Returning to scale after taking out the Henry Bucks Best Dressed Stakes
Patrons can try on and purchase hats in the FREE fashion precinct, Paris Lane
Living Legend, Paris Lane, makes an appearance
Retail Village at Paris Lane
Free pop-up nail bar
Live music between races keeps racegoers entertained
2013 Makybe Diva Stakes Winner Foreteller

Sofitel Girls' Day Out

Dates: 13 Sep 2014

Address: Flemington Racecourse, 448 Epsom Road, Flemington, Victoria 3031

Phone: 13 0072 7575  


Celebrate the arrival of spring at Flemington with Sofitel Girls' Day Out! With the Melbourne Cup Carnival fast approaching, it's time to re acquaint yourself with hats, heels and horses when spring racing returns in style.

Paris Lane featuring the Flemington Retail Village; Paris Lane is a free retail and entertainment precinct, located above the horse stalls at Flemington Racecourse. The enclosed venue boasts amazing elevated views of the track and the Melbourne city skyline.

For the fourth consecutive year, the general public can enjoy:

- The Flemington Retail Village, including pieces from Melbourne's top milliners
- Live music
- Free pop-up nail bar
- Gourmet food and wine
- Lavazza Coffee Lounge

Retailers will have a selection of millinery, fashion and accessories available to purchase on the day.

Paris Lane is the perfect destination for you and your girlfriends to celebrate the beginning of the Spring Racing Carnival.

Sofitel Girls' Day Out features four group races, including the headline $402,000 Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes, regarded as one of the pivotal races of the spring. The Makybe Diva Stakes signals the beginning of quality middle distance racing for the season. Won by quality horses such as Southern Speed, Shocking, Weekend Hussler and Northerly in recent years, the 1600 metre weight for age feature is a race that commonly unearths a star of the spring.

Content: Melbourne Cup Carnival


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  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Coach parking
  • Entertainment
  • Kiosk
  • Shaded area
  • Sheltered area

Disabled access

Contact operator for further details.

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