The Melbourne Cup Carnival Country Series is run exclusively for country trainers licensed in Victoria without a metropolitan base nationwide.
The $1.3 million series this year features eight $100,000 heats at Murtoa (5 October), Cranbourne (11 October), Hamilton (12 October), Horsham (20 October), Seymour (20 October), Geelong (23 October), Sale (27 October) and Bendigo (30 October).
The series will again culminate with the 1600m final at Flemington on Kennedy Oaks Day, 7 November, where the first two placed horses from each heat will have the opportunity to compete for $500,000 in prizemoney.
2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival Country Series - Finalists
See Prize Money values and payment dates for the current racing season.
Information about qualification, trial dates and the jumps review panel.
Information about all Victorian tracks, infrastructure and training facilities.