My first year in Melbourne for the Melbourne Cup….and I’m not attending. Wife + son home, turns out schools and workplaces make the Melbourne Cup public holiday (yes, it’s a public holiday for a horse race here) into a 4 day long weekend. Maybe next year 🙂
Camberwell is quieter then Easter…and there’s less shops open. The more religiously inclined may want to reflect on that.
Anyhow, an exercise in futility, I haven’t backed a Melbourne Cup winner since Mackybe Diva, and before that it was probably 5 years, but here we go
FTW: 8 Mad Rush
Places: 7 Zipping, 9 Ice Chariot
She who must be obeyed tips: 8 Mad Rush, 11 Littario
The golden child tips: 14 Gallopin
Trifecta I’ve boxed 7 8 9 14. The idea of a horse called Gallopin coming a place appealed to me 🙂