The race that really does stop a nation

The Melbourne Cup was run today. Amercain won the race in a hail of mud.

I watched the race from “the loungeroom” which is an amazingly exclusive venue with free champagne and food, the who’s who of Melbourne and huge screens to watch the race. So much better than being at Flemington.

I’m guessing that Google’s celebratory banner was an Australia-only type thing, so allow me to share it with those of you poor old things who don’t use


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