It's the race that stops a nation…
The horses are in the gates; the jockeys are holding their whips and a silence descends, a nation holds its breath.
If your not going to the track, get the next best thing. All races will be televised in the hotels, BellaBar, with glasses clinking and laughter bubbling you'll hardly know the difference.
If you are heading to Flemington this November, enjoy a few nights away with Rydges Melbourne Hotel. Speak to our friend reservations team today 1800 333 104 or book online today!
The Yellow Rose is the traditional flower worn at the Melbourne Cup.