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Tuesday 6 Nov 2029

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Melbourne Cup Day is one of the most highly anticipated sporting events in Australia, drawing in crowds of spectators and avid betters from across the country. This prestigious horse racing event takes place annually on the first Tuesday of November at the iconic Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. The main feature of the day is the Melbourne Cup, a 3200-metre race with a prize of over $8 million. The race attracts a high caliber of horses, jockeys, and trainers from around the world, making it a truly international event. It is also known as the "race that stops a nation", with celebrations and festivities taking place both on and off the field. The Melbourne Cup Day is not only a major sporting event, but also a cultural and social highlight on the Australian calendar.

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