The 160th Melbourne Cup-where the most famous horse races-will be run at the Flemington Racecourse and will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday (November 7) (AEDT).
The festival takes place every year in Victoria
There are almost 24 horses who will take part in the cup series, and this is the most prestigious race in the world. The Kingston Law of the 1990 race set a record of 3 minutes and 36.3 seconds.
General holidays in some parts of Australia
The Melbourne Cup Day has been considered a Victorian public holiday since 1873 and has legally been a public holiday since 1993 and is set down in the Australian Holidays Act.
Many residents live south of Melbourne, and Victoria takes a break to watch the tournament on TV or on the radio in between hours.
The Melbourne Cup is an experience that encourages people to gamble, bets are held legitimately, but the mood is more thrilling.
Fashion and many other events are an important aspect of the Melbourne Cup and the horse racing festival.
Notice Victoria’s COVID-19 restriction as crowds flock to the beach on the Melbourne Cup day
Thousands of Melbourne flocked to the beaches of the state to make the most of the holiday weather, prompting strong police alerts.
Health Minister Martin Foley encouraged the Victorians to go out for the warmest Melbourne Cup in five years to keep aware on Monday.
South Melbourne Beach was also crowded, with the City of Port Phillip suggesting North Melbourne as an option.
Victoria reported no new cases of COVID-19 infection on Tuesday for the fourth consecutive day. Yet analysts cautioned that next week would be one of the largest state assessments since the end of the blockade.
The citizens of Melbourne are already looking to relax the constraints further on 8 November, as Prime Minister Daniel Andrews reported earlier.
It will include lifting the km radius rule and removing the “steel ring” that divides Melbourne from the Victoria area.