The 2018 Melbourne Cup was run today at 3PM AEDT. If you weren't able to catch it, have no fear - you can re-watch the live stream the race from your phone or laptop with one click.
After a day of heavy rains, flash flooding and playing will-they-won't-they with the classic Melbourne weather, the race has been run and the excitement is over for another year. UK-trained horse Cross Counter won the race, and you can watch the replay of that moment below:
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Once again, Twitter is partnering with Flemington Victoria Racing Club (VRC) to stream the 2018 Melbourne Cup to an Australian and global audience. You can also catch the live stream on Network Seven's 7HorseRacing website.
To watch Twitter's live stream of the 2018 Melbourne Cup, click here!
To watch 7HorseRacing's live stream of the 2018 Melbourne Cup, click here!
There are plenty of other ways to watch the race that stops a nation. We list the main ones here.
Gambling is bad, m'kay?
With that caveat out of the way, here are the horses that stand the best chance of winning this year's Melbourne Cup, according to the experts at Macquarie Bank’s quant team. If you're planning to take a punt, these are the names you should be backing.