Melbourne Cup

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The pop singer has canceled her performance at the Melbourne Cup races, with the event organizer citing a scheduling conflict.
Myer Fashions on the Field The Melbourne Cup Carnival is comprised of four race days: Victoria Derby, Melbourne Cup day, Crown
Spring has arrived in Australia and it means just one thing: the countdown is on to the Melbourne Cup. It is the race which brings an entire country to a standstill, just one of the reasons why the famous Melbourne Cup lays claim to being the world's greatest horse race.
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So why is Thoroughbred racing alive and kicking Down Under? The obstacles they face are no different -- casino gambling, online competitors, and of course rising costs.