How To Stream The 2014 Melbourne Cup Online

Want to see the Melbourne Cup but won't be in a suitably-equipped venue with a TV? Here's how you can watch the race that stops a nation from the relative comfort of your browser.

Picture: Getty Images/Matt King

As in previous years, the race — which commences at 1500 AEDT — will be broadcast on Telstra's Racing Network site. The site may not work outside Australia if you don't have a suitable VPN set up — you could also try Hola for an easy fix.

Not sure how to place a bet? Check out our detailed post on how betting works, and why the Melbourne Cup can be a less profitable choice and the essential apps for Melbourne Cup day.


    Perfect timing for this article. I was just sitting here wondering how I was going to watch the 2015 Melbourne Cup! Problem solved!

    Last edited 03/11/14 5:14 pm

    All the trouble for a short race, pass.

    Jerky connection and the freeze right at the last minute... Hope its better this year!

    Racing Networks' servers get smashed every year. It'd be wise to have a backup plan.

    Notice how Call Of Duty is always released on Melbourne Cup day.

    Call Of Duty - The Game That Stops The Nation.

Join the discussion!

Trending Stories Right Now