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Your Favourite Champagne Lawn Is Back By Popular Demand

By Sophie Oddo - 11 Feb 2019

Whether it’s beach trips, al fresco brunching or sunset strolls at 8pm, Melburnians will take any excuse to get outside when the weather is prime. So, to help you round out the summer season in the best way possible, Melbourne Racing Club are serving up all the sunshine vibes at Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day on Saturday February 23—including their iconic Veuve Clicquot Champagne Lawn.

Fire up the group chat and start planning your day with the full list of festivities below.

Veuve Clicquot Lawn

It's time to fill your flutes: Welcome to the champagne event of the year.

Complete with uninterrupted track views of all the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day action, the all-inclusive Veuve Clicquot Lawn includes a premium beverage package (that means flowing Veuve Cliquot), live music, IG-worthy styling and a gourmet grazing menu by Tommy Collins. The exclusive outdoor precinct never fails to sell out so make sure to snag a ticket before they’re all gone.

The Details

Inclusions: Admission to the exclusive outdoor precinct, all-inclusive Veuve Clicquot and a gourmet grazing menu
Price: $285
To book, click here.

Bondi Sands Beach Club

The Bondi Sands Beach Club is the perfect vantage point to catch all of the race day action, boasting an elevated pool deck so you can kick your shoes off and relax on the luxury day beds and bean bags.

The space has everything you need for a summer day out with refreshing cocktails, plenty of live entertainment and a delicious Beach Bar menu featuring char sui salmon skewers, lobster rolls, flame grilled octopus and mini souvlaki.

The Details

Inclusions: Admission to Bondi Sands Beach Club
Price: $30 (online)
To book, click here.

Black Caviar

Calling all fancy foodies, Caulfield’s premium dining facility, Black Caviar, will be open for racegoers to indulge between races.

With unsurpassed views looking out from the glass grandstand over the final straight, you will be treated to five-star service and dining. Imagine a carefully curated four-course feast paired with only the best wine. Sign us up.

The Details

Inclusions: Admission and fine dining 4-course luncheon.
Price: $315
To book, click here.

Whether you’re after luxury dining, stretching out at the Bondi Sands Beach Club or sipping bubbles at the Veuve Clicquot Lawn, Melbourne Racing Club has your summer sundowner sorted.

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Melbourne Racing Club and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

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