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Wondering who to put your hard-earned on in the Melbourne Cup? Andrew Garvey tests the waters - and waves in some favourites. Find the guide here.
As the clock ticks down to Tuesday’s 3pm race, we ask the crucial question – is there an office etiquette to watching the Melbourne Cup? Find the guide here.
Take a stroll through the best and brightest of 2016’s Melbourne Cup socials in the Central West.
Forgot to grab a hat or fascinator? Never mind! Mudgee Milliner Narelle Fowler showed us back in 2016 how to make a fascinator out of newspaper.
The Melbourne Cup never fails to deliver when it comes to fashion on the fields and the colourful celebrities it attracts.
Take a walk down memory lane with this gallery showing some wonderful examples of how to stand out at the cup.
Down in South Australia it’s not about form, or the jockey, or the colours or any of that. It’s all about the biscuit.
Guard dog Amor has risked it for the biscuit, and chosen his Melbourne Cup placegetters.
Inspired by the octopus who chooses the World Cup victors, The Standard, along with help from the Warrnambool City Council and Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum, organised for the penguin guardian to select the winner of Tuesday’s race.
Twenty-four numbered plates were set up in a horse shoe shape, with a biscuit on each.
Amor then made his selection by chowing down on the treats.
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