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Daemon
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Melbourne Cup Day

The only public holiday in the world dedicated to a horse race, Melbourne Cup Day has been observed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, since the first Cup race was held there in 1867. For those who attend, it is a particularly glamorous event: the champagne flows, huge sums of money are wagered, and the women wear lavish hats while the men turn out in grey top hats and dark morning suits. A six-week festival, known as the Spring Racing Carnival, leads up to the big day and lasts well into November. More...
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Melbourne Cup Day
The only public holiday in the world dedicated to a horse race, Melbourne Cup Day has been observed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, since the first Cup race was held there in 1867. For those who attend, it is a particularly glamorous event: the champagne flows, huge sums of money are wagered, and the women wear lavish hats while the men turn out in grey top hats and dark morning suits. A six-week festival, known as the Spring Racing Carnival, leads up to the big day and lasts well into November.
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the women wear lavish hats while the men turn out in grey top hats and dark morning suits.


The description above is not entirely accurate. Melbourne Cup fashion is a mix of high fashion, fancy dress & pure bogan.




Congratulations Rekindling!


When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
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Being a dressage girl from Baltimore I never missed the week long party before or during the Preakness.
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Being a dressage girl from Baltimore I never missed the week long party before or during the Preakness.
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