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Earlier today, we brought you the Macquarie Quant Team's picks for Melbourne Cup 2017. Now that the race has been run, we have the actual winners. Here they are!
Want to watch the Melbourne Cup live but don't have a TV in your workplace? Here's everything you need to know about watching the race that stops a nation live - from the various TV options to Twitter's global live stream. We've also included all the important Melbourne Cup links and race times to make life easier, along with overseas viewing tips. Game on!
The Melbourne Cup has a reputation for causing normally sensible people to act a bit silly. And by silly we mean completely and utterly munted. The exciting vibe of the event combined with copious beer and champers invariably leads to excessive intoxication.
We're not here to judge, but if you need to be at work the next day, you're going to need to do something about that hangover. Here are five hacks from a sports nutritionist that should help to mitigate the damage.
Melbourne Cup 2017 is almost upon us. Some people will be planning to watch live at Flemington Racecourse. Others will be crowding around their office TV. Either way, it's a perfect excuse to buy some fancy new threads for the occasion. We asked our colleagues at ShopStyle to share their personal race day fashion picks for guys 'n' gals. Here are their recommendations!
It's that time of year again when most of the population of Australia puts on silly hats and goes horse-mad for a day. Japanese contender Fame Game is this year's current favourite, but the race has a long and interesting history going all the way back to 1861, when a horse called Archer became the very first Melbourne Cup winner.
We don't advocate gambling here at Lifehacker -- especially if you can't afford to lose. But if you want to have a punt with some spare change, it pays to use science as your guide.
Here are this year's Melbourne Cup betting tips based on research done by banking group Macquarie. The research team have looked at 40,000 runs in 4000 horse races in the Melbourne Cup to predict this year's winners.
Want to watch the Melbourne Cup live but don't have a TV in your workplace? Here's everything you need to know about watching the race that stops a nation live -- from the various TV options to Twitter's global live stream. We've also included all the important Melbourne Cup links and race times to make life easier, along with overseas viewing tips. Game on!
Scamwatch is warning Australian gamblers not to part with money they didn't plan to during Spring Racing Season, today issuing an alert that confidence tricksters are on the hunt for more victims. Australians have lost over one million dollars to con artists pushing sports investment scams in 2016 to date.
Australia’s nation-stopping horsey event — AKA the Melbourne Cup — kicks off today at Flemington Racecourse. The event is expected to attract more than 100,000 eager punters, with millions more watching in pubs and offices around the country. Whether you're cheering from afar or attending in the flesh/hide, here are nine mobile apps that will help to streamline your day.
Melbourne Cup is the race that stops the nation and many offices across Australia take time out of the work day to let employees join in on the festivities. This usually involve copious amounts of alcohol, and after a few too many sips of liquid courage people can become rowdy and "handsy". As a manager, how do you avoid things getting out out hand?