4:22pm: Michael Gudinski is on the las vegas strip casino hotel deals television now, with a very rowdy co-owner.
While I-10 was useable and drivers endured the familiar experience of backed-up traffic, since police have blocked off most of the lanes, the frontage roads are waterways.
The big favourites are relatively stationary.11:30pm: Horses for the second race are being escorted to the gates.Thomas Hobson, who he was due to ride, has floated out.12:50pm: The 2800m unlisted Charities Plate is up now.Melbourne Cup live updates, results 5:10pm: That'll do us for the live blog folks!There are some amazing looking animals.With Hugh Bowman aboard, it will be tough to stop the big guy who will carry 55 kilos.The only real staying test alongside the Cup today, and it will be interesting to see how these more second tier stayers go at the big track at Flemington.There were minor injuries to the drivers, but an oil spill has required a recovery unit to clean.Please let us know if you spot anything that may affect your morning commute to work - send us a tweet on [email protected] or write a post on our Facebook page.
3:49: So while that may be a wrap on the Melbourne Cup for another year, it's not the end of the carnival by a long shot.
Nothing strenuous on these amazing animals.
All the big names will be there.Melbourne Cup field.Too bad, you're not getting it, but Wide World of Sports racing expert Stuart Honeysett has gone with:.No fanciness, but beautifully executed with the backing coming from a lone guitar."Irish import who finished second to one of the best stayers in the world in Order of St George in the Irish St Leger trial (2816m) two starts back.Lots of people didnt want to come.Moreira will ride Thomas Hobson in the Cup, but it seems unlikely based on how shaken he looked coming off the track.There will be more to follow but here are a couple for rugby league and union fans.Raiders player Luke Bateman seems to know what he's on about, and he's backed rekindling.He started at 10 today, but has firmed massively to be installed as the favourite.