Join the conversation about the 2019 Victorian Cup and the Melbourne Cup.
The 2018 Melbourne Cup is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the Victorian game.
The event is held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground every year and has been named the most popular game in Victoria since it was introduced in 2012.
The Melbourne Cup features a number of high profile matches and includes the World T20 and the Australian Cup, as well as the Ryder Cup and WACA, as the top three events in the country.
The Victorian Cup is not the only prestigious event in the sporting calendar this year, with the Victoria Cricket Ground hosting the inaugural Australian Open and the New Zealand Open.
The 2019 Melbourne cup will be contested from February 6 to 16.