Melbourne Cup Day

Phar Lap winning the Melbourne Cup Race from Second Wind and Shadow King on 5th November, 1930. Shows horses going over the finishing line viewed from over the heads of the crowd.

Phar Lap winning the Melbourne Cup from Second Wind and Shadow King on the 5th of November, 1930.

I don’t particularly care about the Melbourne Cup, but it is considered an important event in Australia each year.

1932 & 1934 Melbourne Cup winner Peter Pan ridden by jockey Darby Munro

1932 & 1934 Melbourne Cup winner Peter Pan, ridden by jockey Darby Munro.

First held in 1861, this world-famous horse race takes place on the first Tuesday in November.

 

 

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