The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major thoroughbred horse race and a fantastic occasion, held every year on the first Tuesday of November. The historic race was first run in 1861 and over the years it has played host to some of racing’s most memorable moments, including astonishing victories and shocking upsets. Since it began, the Melbourne Cup has also grown to become the pinnacle of the Australian racing calendar and the richest two-mile handicap in the world with prize money of over 6 million Australian Dollars. It takes place at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia’s 2nd largest city, and is watched all over the country, hence how it became known as “the race that stops the nation”. 24 of the greatest racehorses from all over the world run in the Melbourne Cup in the hopes of winning the 18carat solid gold trophy and cementing their names in history. Join over 100,000 fans and attend this incredible event to experience the extraordinary atmosphere and spectacular racing of the Melbourne Cup.
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