The popularity of the melbourne cup is largely due to its being the great gambling event of the year.
Have you bought a ticket in the big sweep on the melbourne cup yet?
It is the "melbourne cup" that brings this multitude together.
It comes but once in four years; therefore it cannot count as a rival of the melbourne cup.
The horse would have won the melbourne cup but that it did not fall in with the jockey's plans.
The melbourne cup is regarded as one of the most important races in the state.
The melbourne cup was run that afternoon, and Mata did not win.