November has arrived and that implies the Melbourne Cup is as well, with the yearly running of the $8 million ‘race that stops a country’ set to happen on Tuesday, November first at Flemington Racecourse.
The race will be run over 3200m and will incorporate the best remaining ponies from Australia and abroad under handicap conditions.
The triumphant associations will bring back home $4.4 million, with Verry Elleegant requiring out last year’s occasion. Other late victors incorporate Commitment And Pronounce, Dusk Installment and Cross Counter.
The element occasion on a stacked 10-race card at Flemington will be at 3pm AEDT.