Want to see the Melbourne Cup but won't be in a suitably-equipped venue with a TV? Here's how you can watch the race that stops a nation from the relative comfort of your browser.
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As in previous years, the race -- which commences at 1500 AEDT -- will be broadcast on Telstra's Racing Network site. The site may not work outside Australia if you don't have a suitable VPN set up -- you could also try Hola for an easy fix.
Not sure how to place a bet? Check out our detailed post on how betting works, and why the Melbourne Cup can be a less profitable choice and the essential apps for Melbourne Cup day.