2000 strong crowd enjoyed fashion, racing at Melbourne Cup Day races
WEB 2019 Races 19 wk45 pe c8 20191105
GO YOU GOOD THING: Horse owners from Timbertop, Kate and Greg Hews, were thrilled when their three year old gelding ‘Make You Famous’ crossed the finish line in third behind Transversale and Marsoom.

HORSE racing fans or those who were just searching for a brilliant day out lapped up every moment of the Wangaratta Melbourne Cup Day races yesterday.

In glorious sunshine the ladies and gents were dressed to the nines as they dazzled the concourse to indulge in all the racing fare.

Track attendance was estimated at about 2000, down on years past, but Wangaratta Turf Club manager Ben Murphy says public interest has shifted to the Christmas race meet, one that usually attract upwards of 3000 people.

… to read the full story, click here to access the digital edition

  • Get your subscriptions

    Download subscription form
  • Home delivered

    Home delivered