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The 2012 Melbourne Cup field will be announced on Saturday November 3rd, 2012.
Melbourne Cup final acceptances are to be revealed live from Flemington Racecourse directly after the action of Victoria Derby Day which is the first of four meetings making up the 2012 Melbourne Cup Carnival.
A capacity 24 starters are set to make up the Melbourne Cup 2012 field with no emergencies allowed in the world’s richest handicap.
The actual date when the 2012 Melbourne Cup field will face off over the 3200-metres at Flemington Racecourse is Tuesday November 6, 2012.
The 2012 Melbourne Cup field will become clearer as the year goes on with Melbourne Cup 2012 nominations to be taken in early September.
2012 Melbourne Final Field & Barrier Draw
The Melbourne Cup 2012 final field, barrier draw and jockeys will be announced on Victoria Derby Day, Saturday 3 November 2012,
2012 Melbourne Second Acceptances
Second acceptances for the 2012 Melbourne Cup field were taken on 29 October 2012.
2012 Melbourne First Acceptances
The Melbourne Cup 2012 first acceptances were taken on 9 October 2012.
2012 Melbourne Cup Nominations
The nominations for the 2012 Melbourne Cup field were announced on Tuesday 5th September 2012. A total of 151 horses are vying for a place in the 24 horse final field. Read more about the 2012 Melbourne Cup Nominations.