The Spring Preview is Melbourne’s premier horse racing and fashion luncheon – and this year’s hottest ticket in town. An exciting blend of contemporary dining, expert racing analysis and a live showcase of 2018 Spring Racing Carnival fashion trends, it offers something for racing and fashion lovers of all ages.


Learn from the industry’s key players including Peter Moody, Ciaron Maher and Dylan Dunn as they preview the Carnival, discuss the in-form horses and offer professional analysis of the biggest races….with a few tips thrown in along the way. Led by Channel 7 racing guru Michael Felgate, our panel has been individually selected for their amazing stories, connections, success and history within the sport we celebrate over the Spring Carnival.


Be inspired by renowned stylist Lana Wilkinson, the ever dapper Sam Wines of Man of Style and award-winning milliner to the stars Jill Humphries of Jill & Jack Millinery as they showcase this year’s Spring Racing Carnival trends. The talented trifecta will talk through the looks on parade, offer styling tips and tricks, educate guests on dress codes and even offer insights on how to update outfits and accessories already in the wardrobe.


Try different styles of millinery and discover which designs and shapes suit you. Get personal styling advice from the best in the business and have your questions answered as you learn how to incorporate this season’s key looks into your Spring Carnival wardrobe.


See the latest trends for hair and makeup on Vivien’s models glammed by iconic hairdresser Joey Scandizzo and celebrity makeup artist Jade Kisnorbo, the duo behind this year’s Myer runway series.


This not to be missed event will be held at St Kilda’s premier beachfront event space Encore on Thursday 11 October from 12 – 4pm, and for those with an extra spring in their step the official after party will be at social hotspot, the freshly renovated Captain Baxter.


Get the squad together and book your seat at the hottest event on Melbourne’s spring racing calendar.


Spring Preview