Cruise To Melbourne Cup

Cruise to Melbourne Cup

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We’ve got some great Cruise to Melbourne Cup  options, to help you past the finish line as you celebrate the race that stops a nation. Melbourne Cup Day private boat cruises and charters can turn your day into a fun occasion you can celebrate with family, work colleagues or friends.

 

cruise to melbourne cup

On Melbourne Cup Day, you can celebrate the race that stops a nation with some great day-cruising options. Private boat cruises and charters can turn your day into a fun occasion with family, friends, and colleagues. You may celebrate the Melbourne Cup with family, friends, and colleagues. The Melbourne Cup is one of Australia’s most prestigious and native Horse Races. It begins at 3pm on the first Tuesday of every November. It is one of the most significant events of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Melbourne Cup was first held in 1861 and is traditionally held on the first Tuesday of every November. It is an annual event. If you’re a horse enthusiast and looking to attend this year’s Melbourne Cup in style, look no further.

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History of The Melbourne Cup Races

The Melbourne Cup is Australia‘s most famous annual Thoroughbred horse race. It is a 3200-metre race for three-year-olds and over, conducted by the Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in MelbourneVictoria as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It is the richest “two-mile” handicap in the world and one of the richest turf races. The event starts at 3:00 pm on the first Tuesday of November and is known locally as “the race that stops the nation”.[1]

The Melbourne Cup has a long tradition, with the first race held in 1861. It was originally run over two mi (3.219 km) but was shortened to 3,200 m (1 mi 1,740 yd) in 1972 when Australia adopted the metric system. This reduced the distance by 18.688 m (61 ft 3+34 in), and Rain Lover‘s 1968 race record of 3:19.1 was accordingly adjusted to 3:17.9. The present record holder is the 1990 winner Kingston Rule with a time of 3:16.3.

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