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How to Watch Melbourne Cup Live Online

Published: October 10, 2019

Here is how you can watch the 2019 Melbourne Cup live and online. Simply, follow the steps below and start streaming.

  1. Download PureVPN
  2. Connect to our Australian server
  3. Go to Channel 7 and start streaming

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Every year, millions of viewers, ranging from all parts of the world, tune in to watch massive horse racing events like the upcoming Melbourne Cup. But since it is not as popular as Football or Cricket, finding a suitable streaming platform can be quite tricky. So, to help the community out, here is a guide on how horse racing fans can watch the 2019 Melbourne Cup live from anywhere.

Where to Watch the 2019 Melbourne Cup Live

This year, the broadcasting rights for the 2019 Melbourne Cup belong, exclusively, to Channel 7. So, for all those currently living in Australia, switch to Channel 7 to catch all the races live. Alternatively, online viewers can turn to 7Plus or Channel 7’s online streaming services and catch the live online coverage on the go.

However, since Channel 7 and all of its services are only available to viewers living in Australia, foreign viewers are left with no other options but to look for alternatives. Luckily, there are some channels that has received the greenlight on broadcasting the races in a few countries.

Location Channel
New Zealand Sky Racing
United States ESPN
United Kingdom Sky Sports
Ireland Sky Sports

How to Watch the 2019 Melbourne Cup Live

If you live in Australia or a country which is mentioned in the list above, you can simply switch to the respective channel broadcasting the 2019 Melbourne Cup.

However, those living elsewhere, streaming the event might not be as easy. We say this because all of the streaming channels mentioned here come with regional limitations.

That being said, if you opt for a VPN service, you can watch the 2019 Melbourne Cup on whichever channel you want, and that too from anywhere in the world. For more information on how you can go about it, follow the steps below:

  • Download and install PureVPN
  • Log in
  • Connect to the United States servers
  • Go to ESPN official website
  • Look for the 2019 Melbourne Cup livestream
  • Start watching

How to Watch the 2019 Melbourne Cup on Channel 7

Since Channel 7 has the broadcasting rights for the 2019 Melbourne Cup, the livestream is going to come with some pretty interesting post-race analysis and other shows. As a result, most fans would be interested in watching it live on Channel 7.

Considering that the channel is available in only Australia, it would be impossible for Australian expats and other foreign viewers to access the channel. Unless, they use PureVPN.

Well, follow the steps below if you wish to watch the Melbourne Cup on Channel 7 from anywhere in the world.

  • Download PureVPN
  • Connect to an Australian server location
  • Go to Channel 7 or 7Plus
  • Look out for the livestream >> Start watching

How to Watch the Melbourne Cup in New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia share some pretty common interests, one of which includes the love for horse racing. However, since Channel 7 is only available for Aussies, Kiwis have to resort to other channels if they wish to watch the Melbourne Cup live and online. They can either turn to Sky Racing and watch the live stream or follow the steps mentioned down below:

  • Download PureVPN >>Connect to Australia
  • Go to 7Plus
  • Look for the livestream >> Get streaming

2019 Melbourne Cup 2019 – When and Where

The Melbourne Cup is one of Australia’s most popular events, one which is considered to be “The race that stops the nation.” It is a Thoroughbred horse race, featuring a 3200-meter race for three-year-old horses.

Ever since the very first Melbourne Cup, the event has been taking place on the very first Tuesday of November. As a result, the 2019 Melbourne Cup will be held on November 5, 2019, at approximately 3 pm AEDT (4 am GMT).