melbourne cup

Every year we're told to remember the real meaning of Christmas, Easter and even Halloween. So it's about time we honour the real meaning of the Spring Racing Carnival.
Melbourne is a place that likes to think of itself as the sporting capital of Australia. Given the Aussies obsession with anything that runs, jumps or plays with a ball, that probably makes Melbourne the sporting capital of the world.
It was a perfect Melbourne morning as eager racegoers travelled to the track, a sea of black and white descended on Flemington to embrace the Spring sunshine.
Have you heard the one about the horse that walks into a bar? Well, on Monday, FOUR horses walked into a casino! Melbourne's Crown Casino to be exact.