What’s new at the Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup is the biggest and most famous annual horse racing competition in Australia. Organized every year at 3 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of early November. This is a 3200m long race for horses aged 3 years and over, organized by the Horse Racing Club-Victoria at the Flemington Racecourse Stadium in Melbourne. 

Melbourne Cup Trophy 300x200 - What's new at the Melbourne Cup?

And a potential prize money of up to 6 million Australian dollars

The Melbourne Cup is said to be one of the largest horse races in the world every year, drawing the best horses in the world to compete.

The first race took place in 1861, with a track of more than two miles (about 3218 meters), but was reduced to 3.200 meters (2.0 miles) in 1972, when Australia introduced the metering scheme. This shortened the gap by 18.688 m (61.31 ft) and the 1968 track record of 3min.19.1sec of Lover Rain’s horse was changed to 3min.17.9sec. The world record holder is the Kingston Law of 1990 with a time of 3 minutes of 16.3 seconds.

Horses with a normal weight of kg will then pick the top 24 in turn and reveal the top 24 list on Saturday (November 3) after 6:00 p.m. today to prepare for the tournament. Official race is arriving on Tuesday (November 6).

More than 100,000 people, including ladies and gentlemen from all over the world, are scheduled to participate next year. Girls dressed in elegant and elegant outfits, gentlemen dressed in stylish suits, attended the event. They spend some time at a wine and finger food picnic before the race starts. 

Yucatan, Magic Circle, Cross Counter, Latrobe,.. are the names of some favourite horses in the race.

They will also play betting on their favorite horse in the final round of 3 p.m. on Tuesday (November 6).