Firstly, let’s get to know about Melbourne Cup. It is one of the most famous Australian horse racing events. Also, known as The Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Melbourne Cup has been described as “The race that stops a nation”. Every horse racing fan wants to know where they can watch the Live Stream Melbourne Cup. This article will focus on describing how to access the Live Stream Melbourne Cup in Europe. So here we go!
How to Watch Melbourne Cup in United Kingdom
When it comes to horse racing, the United Kingdom is not as far behind as you might think. UK is considered one of the most popular countries for arranging international horse racing festivals itself. Cheltenham Gold Cup is one of the well-known thoroughbred horse racing festivals that take place in UK. You can also stream various other international horse racing events in UK such as Melbourne Cup. If you want to watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup in UK, it will be available on Sky Sports.
How to Watch Melbourne Cup on Sky Sports (UK)
Good News for UK based Melbourne Cup fans! Sky Sports own the Official Broadcasting rights of Melbourne Cup. If you want to watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup in UK then Sky Sports might be the best option for you. Sky Sports Racing (One of the Sky Sports Channels that is dedicated to the live coverage of horse racing events) will Stream each and every moment of the Melbourne Cup for its users.
You can also watch Melbourne Cup Live Stream on Sky go, it’s an online on-demand application. In addition to its affordable monthly subscription charges. Sky Go also offers free 7 days trial period to its new users only (in addition if you are already a paid user of Sky Sports, Sky Go is absolutely free for you).
If you are not a user of Sky Sports, you can also watch Melbourne Cup Live Stream on Now TV. As Now TV has access to all 11 channels of Sky Sports with a Now TV Sky Sports Pass. It will cost you £12.99 for 24 hours of live Sky Sports in HD. But we did recommend Monthly Pass to get much better value.
Note: To watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup via Sky Sports outside UK, you will need a VPN server whose details will be mentioned later in this article.
|Virgin Media||Channels 501–510, 535 (HD)|
|Virgin Media Ireland||Channels 401–409, 418 (SD)|
|Channels 431–439 (HD)|
|Sky||Channels 401–409, 415–416 (HD)|
|Channels 859–867, 872–873 (SD)|
|TalkTalk TV||Channels 401–407, 417–418|
|BT TV||Channel 402 (Main Event)|
|Channel 416 (Extra)|
|Channel 437 (Main Event HD)|
|Channel 438 (Extra HD)|
|BT TV (via Now TV)||Channels 419–429|
|Channels 439–449 (HD)|
|Eir Vision||Channels 401–405, 415–418|
|Sky Go||Watch live|
|(UK and Ireland only)|
|Now TV||Watch live (UK and Ireland only)|
|Virgin TV Go||Watch live (UK only)|
How to Watch Melbourne Cup in France
France also hosts different famous horse racing festivals such as The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. If you want to know how to watch Melbourne Cup in France then you have come to the right place. Since France does not have any official broadcaster of the Melbourne Cup, you will have to access other TV channels via different OTT platforms to stream Melbourne Cup in France.
The top OTT platforms that will Live Stream Melbourne Cup include; Sky Go, now TV, Foxtel Go, Kayo Sports, Racing.com etc. Since most of these OTT platforms come with geo-restrictions i.e., they will only stream their content in their broadcasting region. In order to access them in France to Live Stream Melbourne Cup, you will have to use a VPN server. The details of VPN servers will be shared later in this article.
Among the wide range of OTT platforms that will Live Stream Melbourne Cup, Kayo Sports is described below;
How to Watch Melbourn Cup on Kayo Sports(France)
Kayo Sports is one of the most famous OTT platforms in Australia. This year it will Live Stream Melbourne Cup via Foxtel Sports. Thus, if you are interested in watching live Stream Melbourne Cup then Kayo Sports is the right choice for you. As it offers affordable subscription packages to its users, starting from $25 every month to $35 per month.
Kayo Sports owns most numbers of sports channels for its users. In some regions, it will also offer free trial periods to its new users. All you have to do is to use a good VPN server in order to access Kayo Sports in France. Because Kayo Sports is only available in Australia.
How to Watch Melbourne Cup in Italy
You can also Live Stream Melbourne Cup in Italy by using a VPN server. Choose any of your desired channels or OTT platform that are mentioned above. Use a VPN server to overcome their geo-restrictions and you are all set to watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup in Italy.
The reason you will need a VPN server to watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup in Italy is that Italy does that own the broadcasting rights of Melbourne Cup and thus you have to borrow other countries’ broadcasters to watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup in Italy. For that VPN server is necessary.
How to Access Racing.com in Europe
Racing.com is free to air Australian Live channel. This year it also holds the broadcasting rights of the Melbourne Cup. But unfortunately, due to geological restrictions, it will not be available in Europe. It also has its own online website that will stream the complete coverage of the Melbourne Cup. You can access this website in Europe using any good VPN server.
How to Access Channel 10 in Europe
Channel 10 is one of the most popular free-to-air Australian TV channels. For horse racing fans, this year, Channel 10 will also broadcast Live Stream Melbourne Cup to its viewers. But it is only available in only a few regions in Australia. If you want to watch the Live Stream Melbourne Cup via Channel 10 in Europe, you will have to use a good VPN server.
Channel 10 also owns a free online application i.e., 10 Play. It will also Live Stream Melbourne Cup to all its users. But you have to pick a VPN server to avoid its geological restriction.
How to Access Foxtel Sports in Europe
Foxtel Sports is an Australian group of sports channels. This year Foxtel Sports holds the broadcasting rights of Melbourne Cup (The race that stops a nation). It offers different subscription packages to its users starting from $25 per month (basic package) up to $54 per month for its content. Unfortunately, due to geological restrictions, Fox Sports will only be available in Australia. But you can always use a VPN server and avoid any kind of restrictions. With a good VPN server to can access the OTT applications of Foxtel Sports and can watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup from anywhere in Europe.
|Foxtel Go||Channel 503 (503)|
|Channel 505 (505)|
|Channel 506 (506)|
|Channel 507 (More)|
|Kayo Sports||Fox Sports 503|
|Fox Sports 505|
|Fox Sports 506|
|Fox Sports More|
Both Kayo Sports and Foxtel Go have a wide range of subscription packages for their users. Starting from $25 per month. But you can also watch Free Melbourne Cup Live Stream via Foxtel Go and Kayo Sports as both these OTT platforms offer free 7 days trial period to their new users.
How to Watch Melbourne Cup in Europe via VPN Server
I have already described that why you need a VPN server (because of the geo-restriction that most channels and OTT platforms have). By using a VPN server to can access any OTT platform of your desire to watch Live Stream Melbourne Cup anywhere in Europe. There is a wide range of VPN servers such as Nord VPN, Express VPN, Hotshot VPN, etc. But Express VPN is considered the boss of every VPN server in the market. The step by step guide of how to use a VPN server to avoid geo-restrictions are given below;
- Subscribe to a reliable VPN provider. (Our Recommendation is Express VPN).
- Download and install its application for your device.
- Log in to the app with your credentials and connect to the American server.
- Visit the official Site of TV broadcasters or any other OTT platform and start streaming Melbourne Cup from anywhere in Europe.