Contains commercial content

Melbourne Cup Live NZ

Our Melbourne Cup live NZ guide gives you everything you need to know about watching the big race at Flemington Racecourse on November 1.

The biggest horse racing event in Australia is some spectacle. We take you through how to watch Melbourne Cup coverage in New Zealand. We show you how to see Melbourne Cup day via a live stream, and we have the Melbourne Cup day schedule. Also, we will answer your questions. Read about the odds for this year and who won last year.

Content Index

Watching the Melbourne Cup Live in New Zealand

Melbourne Cup live NZ coverage varies. You can watch Melbourne Cup presentations on the final field barrier draw, as well as the race itself. To watch Melbourne Cup live NZ programming this year, you’ll need to:

  1. First, get a Sky Sports subscription.
  2. Next, log into TAB Sports.

Sky Sports will cover all the racing live from Flemington Racecourse. Moreover, they provide the analysis of the horses, as well as comprehensive betting coverage for all horse racing on Melbourne Cup day.

If you don’t want to use Sky Sports, you can watch the Australian coverage via a VPN:

  1. Download a reliable VPN.
  2. Then, click on an Australian IP address.
  3. Lastly, go to or Channel 10, where you can watch full live coverage from Flemington Racecourse.

Your Melbourne Cup live NZ coverage comes down to cost and convenience. If you want to watch Melbourne Cup live racing and final field barrier draw coverage on the move, then using a VPN to get Channel 10 is the best and also cheapest. However, if you want to watch Melbourne Cup day on a proper TV, you’ll need a Sky Sports package.

Melbourne Cup Live NZ

Watching the Melbourne Cup via Bookmakers

Another Melbourne Cup live NZ option is to use your bookmaker for a live stream. So, you can watch a live stream from Flemington Racecourse with most of the better horse racing betting sites. To get a live stream, simply:

  1. Check out all of the betting sites to find those with live horse racing coverage.
  2. Next, join up and take your betting bonus after meeting the terms.
  3. Then, check out the Melbourne Cup final field odds – betting is sometimes required for a horse racing live stream.
  4. Finally, click on the race and post time and watch the action live.

Melbourne Cup Day Schedule

Melbourne Cup live NZ coverage encompasses the final field barrier draw, betting shows, the undercard races from Flemington Racecourse and, of course, the big race itself.

There are also interviews and reactions to the Melbourne Cup live NZ coverage. As each winning horse comes in, there are interviews with all involved. Here’s how Melbourne Cup day 2022 may look:

  • 12.45 PM – Race 1
  • 1.20 PM – Race 2
  • 2 PM – Race 3
  • 2.40 PM – Race 4
  • 3.20 PM – Race 5
  • 3.55 PM – Race 6
  • 5 PM – Race 7 – the Melbourne Cup
  • 6 PM – Race 8
  • 6.40 PM – Race 9
  • 7.15 PM – Race 10

However, these times are based on last year, with full times yet to be confirmed. Melbourne Cup live NZ coverage shows every race, the big one being scheduled as race 7.

New Zealand-based Coverage

The best Melbourne Cup live NZ coverage is with Sky Sports. The horse racing coverage is comprehensive on the day, with presenters coming live from the racecourse. Thus, you can watch thoroughbred horse racing and harness racing.

You can watch Melbourne Cup odds change, see all the horse racing aside from the big race and more. The final field barrier draw is also covered. To watch, you’ll need a Sky Sports package.


To watch the horses do their thing in the Melbourne Cup, you have various options. You can watch Melbourne Cup coverage with Sky Sports or use a VPN to see Australia’s Channel 10 output.

Moreover, top bookmakers also provide coverage via live streams. You may need to check out the odds and make a bet before you can watch the Melbourne Cup live this way, but the streams are excellent.

Melbourne Cup Live NZ FAQ

We answer your key Melbourne Cup live NZ questions here.

📺 How can I watch the Melbourne Cup in New Zealand?

You can watch Melbourne Cup coverage of the final field barrier draw and the race. Via a VPN, log onto Australia’s Channel 10 coverage. Also, you can get a Sky Sports subscription to see the race live.
5 PM. The big race is off at 3 PM local time this year.

📱 How can I watch the Melbourne Cup on my phone?

Using a VPN, you can watch Melbourne Cup programming via Australia’s Channel 10 app.

⭐ Is it possible to watch the Melbourne Cup on a live stream?

Yes. Thoroughbred horse racing and harness racing are regularly available via live stream. The top betting sites will show the Melbourne Cup live online.

🥇Who won the Melbourne Cup in 2021?

Verry Elleegant won the Melbourne Cup last year. The wonder horse may be in the final field this year too.

18+ | Please play responsibly | Terms and Conditions apply | Commercial Content