Jason Richardson will conduct live interviews post-race with winning connections and form analysis from the mounting yard. Chris Symons will be the horseback interviewer on ‘Kevin from 7’.
During the coverage, Hamish McLachlan and Ross Stevenson will be giving Melbourne Cup Carnival viewers their unique That’s Racing take on everything at Flemington, as they go beyond the odds to talk about the fun and offbeat side of the sport.
Hamish will also host from the race stalls and pre-parade ring with Katelyn Mallyon, interviewing the connections and reporting on horse arrivals.
Edwina Bartholomew, Rachael Finch and Emma Davenport will bring all the colour, news and personalities from around the track.
Abbey Gelmi will be interviewing stars of the racing and fashion world.
Kate Waterhouse will bring us all the latest from the Fashions on the Field, while Byron Cooke will catch up with music acts including Sam Smith and The Presets.
Basil Zempilas will be Master of Ceremonies, while Racing Victoria’s voice of Melbourne racing, Matthew Hill will be heard throughout Seven’s Melbourne Cup Carnival coverage.
Horse Racing fans will also be able to watch the Melbourne Cup wherever they are in Australia by streaming the race on 7plus and the 7Sport app.
@7horseracing has teamed up with Twitter to offer live streaming from the Carnival to users across Australia.
Broadcast times for Melbourne Cup Day
- Sydney 10am LIVE on Channel 7
- Melbourne 10am LIVE on Channel 7
- Brisbane 9am LIVE on Channel 7
- Adelaide 9.30am LIVE on Channel 7
- Perth 7am LIVE on 7TWO, 9am LIVE on Channel 7
The Melbourne Cup race start time is 3pm AEDT