If you have been away for a while or haven’t been watching the racing recently, then you may not know that we currently have a fantastic competition ongoing with ITV Racing.

If you have missed it, here is all you need to know…

Racing Breaks and ITV have teamed up to offer the fantastic chance to win a trip to Australia for the Melbourne Cup Carnival 2018 with hospitality tickets. You could be in with a chance to win an incredible £30,000 in tax-free cash as well as flights, accommodation, tickets and transfers to and from the races.

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You could grab yourself a once in a lifetime opportunity with this amazing RacingBreaks package….one like no other. This package includes return flights from major UK airports to Melbourne, Australia for one winner and up to three companions, as well as return transfers from Melbourne airport. You will fly out to Melbourne for 10 nights accommodation at the luxury Crown Metropol Hotel which is only a short car journey to Flemington racecourse.  You will have the choice of a double or twin Luxe King room.

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The Crown Metropol is a 5 star, luxury hotel in the centre of Melbourne and is the ultimate city retreat. Enjoy your stay in comfort and make the most of all of the facilities during your down time between each race day. The hotel is equipped with a blissful infinity pool as well as a state-of-the-art fitness centre for when you want to spend some down time relaxing by yourself after a busy day at the races.

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You won’t be going alone and to ensure you have an amazing time, you can share this experience and take up to three people with you. You will receive admission tickets to the racecourse as well as race cards for each of the days to ensure you can keep an eye on the form for the day. The Victoria Derby Day is on 3rd November where you will have access to Reserved Seating Lawn Stand by the winning post. You do not have to worry about getting to and from the racecourse as we have it all covered with transfers which will ensure you get there and back to the hotel safely.


On the Melbourne Cup day, 6th November, you will receive tickets for admission to the racecourse, four race cards, two-course buffet lunch with mini desserts. And, if that wasn't enough, enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea served from both indoor and outdoor bars. You will also have access to a private garden area, a live band and an elevated viewing platform to watch the races.

Again, for the third day of racing, the VRC Oaks Day on 8th November 2018 we will include racecourse admission, Reserved Seating Lawn Stand by the winning post and transfers to and from the hotel. An experience you will never forget!!

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As well as getting the chance to head to one of the most exciting racing festivals in the world, you also will win an incredible amount of money…£30,000 to be exact...and all tax free! A very generous prize and very worthwhile entering. Competition closes on 3rd January 2018 so make sure you enter and get everyone you know to enter too to be in with the best chance of heading off to the Melbourne Cup Carnival in 2018, £30,000 richer.

For full Terms and Conditions and details on how to enter the competition, please visit the ITV competitions website at;   and head to the ITV Twitter to view the competition video tape: