Why did the Melbourne Cup Become so Popular?

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If there’s a single horse race in Australia that pulls in more crowds and more interest than any other, it’s the Melbourne Cup. This once-simple race has exploded over the decades to become an all-singing, all-dancing carnival affair. The fact is that it’s no longer just a horse race or your run-of-the-mill race meeting. It’s […] READ MORE


10 Unexpected Winners of the Melbourne Cup

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The Melbourne Cup is one of the most prestigious, lucrative and fiercely contested races in the world. A star-studded field lines up at Flemington Racecourse each year to battle it out for glory, and a nation comes to a standstill to watch the drama unfold. Occasionally a red-hot favourite salutes, but the competitive nature of […] READ MORE