Celebrating the Melbourne Cup

This Tuesday the 3rd of November is the day of the big race that stops the nation! The Melbourne Cup is a world famous horse race that is a part of our history.
Melbourne Cup Day is Australia’s most famous Tuesday. At 3.00 pm, on the first
Tuesday in November, Australians everywhere stop for one of the world’s most famous
horse races – the Melbourne Cup.It’s a day when the nation stops whatever it’s doing to listen to the race call,or watch the race on TV. Do you know what it takes for a jockey to prepare for a race? Watch the clip below to find out more.