Where to Watch the Melbourne Cup Live in the UK?

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If you can’t be in Australia to watch the Melbourne Cup rest assured, there’s always a way (more information to watch the Melbourne Cup abroad). If you want to watch the Melbourne Cup in the UK, for example, we’ve got you covered.

We have all the ways possible to see the Melbourne Cup live if you’re in the United Kingdom. You can watch the big race going off in Melbourne in numerous ways on Tuesday, November 2nd.

Where to Watch the Melbourne Cup on TV

While it may be shown at an ungodly hour, you can watch the Melbourne Cup in the UK.

Is the Melbourne Cup on TV?

Indeed, it is. Sky Sports Racing is a dedicated horse racing channel that has access to the big race. Sky Sports Racing also shows other major international sports events, such as the Breeders’ Cup and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

What Channel is Showing the Melbourne Cup?

Sky Sports Racing has the main coverage in the UK. While ITV Racing shows the feature UK meetings such as the Grand National and the Cheltenham Festival, the Melbourne Cup is not shown on terrestrial television.

Where to Watch the Melbourne Cup Live Online

If you have access to Sky Sports racing, then you can stream the Melbourne Cup on the Sky Go app. There are other dedicated streams available to view, however.

Who is Streaming the Melbourne Cup 2021?

Most of the biggest bookmakers in the UK will run coverage of the Melbourne Cup. For example, live streaming is available with Ladbrokes, with streams shown in high definition and comes complete with commentary. You will need an account to watch and may be asked to place a small bet first.

How Can I Watch the Melbourne Cup Free Online?

If you already have a VPN, then you can get free access to an online stream. Log into an Australian server and you’ll be able to see the action on Channel 10 direct from Flemington Racecourse.

Watching the Melbourne Cup on a Mobile

How Can I Watch the Melbourne Cup on My Phone?

Any of the aforementioned streams are available on your phone. Live streaming from a bookmaker, via the Sky Go app, or your phone’s browser using a VPN is available via smartphone.

Can I Watch the Melbourne Cup on My iPad?

All live streams can be accessed via any iOS device, including iPads.

Where Can You Listen to the Melbourne Cup on the Radio?

No UK broadcaster covers the Melbourne Cup via radio. However, TAB provides free radio coverage, which you can access online.

FAQ

Your questions answered regarding how to watch the Melbourne Cup in the UK.

What time is the Melbourne Cup on in the UK?

The big race is run at 6 am UK time. This is 3 pm at Flemington.

When is the first race on Melbourne Cup Day?

There are several races on Melbourne Cup Day. The first race is run at 10.45 am local time, 1.45 am UK time.

Where can I watch the Melbourne Cup online for free?

Your bookmaker may offer a free live stream. If you have access to Sky Sports Racing, watch live on the Sky Go app.

Is the Melbourne Cup cancelled?

No. The 2021 Melbourne Cup goes ahead as planned.

How many people watched the first Melbourne Cup?

Just 4.000 people watched the first Melbourne Cup. Now, up to 100.000 people are on track and millions round the world see the race live.

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