The Victoria Racing Club have announced that Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith will be headlining Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 6th November. 

The British superstar will sing two of his smash hits in the Mounting Yard ahead of ‘the race that stops a nation’ at Flemington Racecourse.

It will be the 26-year-old’s first appearance in Australia on his The Thrill Of It All World Tour which begins its Australian leg at Rod Laver Arena that night on Tuesday 6 November followed by a second Melbourne show on Wednesday 7 November.

Speaking from San Diego, California during his world tour, Smith said he’s looking forward to performing at Flemington on Australia’s premier race day.

“I am so excited to be playing at the Lexus Melbourne Cup this year!”

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