2011 Melbourne Cup Race Dates

We take a look at the important dates regarding the race that stops the nation, with this years race being run on the first day of November.

Melbourne Cup 2011 dates:

  • Nominations: 2 August 2011
  • Late Nominations: 9 August 2011
  • Handicaps Declared: 31 August 2011
  • First Declaration: 6 September 2011
  • Second Declaration: 4 October 2011
  • Third Declaration: 24 October 2011
  • Final Declaration: 29 October 2011
  • Barrier Draw: 29 October 2011
  • Race Day: 1 November 2011

* Dates are approximate until confirmed by VRC

01 Feb 2011


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