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Specialty tour – thoroughbred tours

Complete your Melbourne Spring Carnival experience with a first-class thoroughbred stud exclusive tour

Handpicked experiences in Victoria’s Thoroughbred Country

Thoroughbred Stud Tours Near Melbourne

Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival! There’s nothing quite like it.

The atmosphere, the fashions, Caulfield Cup, Victoria Derby, Cox Plate, Oaks Day and the world famous Melbourne Cup.

Complete your Melbourne Spring Carnival experience with a first-class thoroughbred stud exclusive tour, in Victoria’s picturesque countryside where Spring Carnival racing history begins!


Through special arrangements with equestrian training facilities in the Macedon Ranges and surrounding areas, Wine Tours Victoria offers a unique experience for all thoroughbred racing fans.

The personalised tours enable you to:

* View magnificent stallions paraded before you.
* Meet the owners and senior staff. Ask questions, they are only too pleased to answer.
* View mares with their newborn colts and fillies… future racing champions.
* Visit pre-training & training facilities.

In addition, your tour will include a wine tasting and winery lunch, plus morning tea along the way.

Whether your interest is as a professional breeder, a syndicate looking for a sire or broodmare investment, you yearn for a yearling, want a winning weanling, have a feeling for a foal, delight in a dam or you’re simply a thoroughbred fan with a passion for the racing industry … this tour has it all.

And they’re off … on a perfect tour to complement a visit to the Melbourne Cup. Just the ticket for the equine enthusiast!

Note: these Thoroughbred Stud tours operate during the Melbourne Spring Carnival Racing Season. However, off-season requests can be accommodated with sufficient notice. 

For more details, or to arrange your own private Thoroughbred Stud Tour, contact Wine Tours Victoria at 1800 946 386 or email


Customised Options

Have a favourite winery or style of wine? Let us know and we will endeavour to include these in your personalised Thoroughbred Stud tour.

Wine Tours Victoria will make your day with us as exclusive as you want, including:

* Pick up from your door
* Any number of guests
* Your choice of wineries & lunch venue
* Gourmet produce, gardens, galleries and local markets can be included by arrangement

Yarra Valley

Mornington Peninsula

Macedon Ranges

Bellarine Peninsula

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Contact info

1800 946 386
Wine Tours Victoria, 9 The Willows, Gisborne, Victoria Australia 3437