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The Story of the Melbourne Cup
In a country that prides itself on its passion for sport, and for having a good time, Australia's most famous annual sporting event and its biggest social occasion come together on one momentous day. The Melbourne Cup, run at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November, has a unique place in Australia's culture, and is embraced around the world. The Story of the Melbourne Cup, commissioned by the Victoria Racing Club for the Cup's 150th running , gives an absorbing account of the narratives, the horses and humans who have forged the history of Australia's greatest race.