Heart of Australian racing: The Melbourne Cup 13 Aug 2010
On the Punt: Chance, racing and the horse in Australian life and culture
Hear a racing administrator, the author of The Horse in Australia, a bookie and a sports publisher discuss the public fascination with the Cup as not only a day of fashion, socialising, networking and fun but also a time to chance their luck with a bet.
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Presenters: Fiona Carruthers, Bob Charley, Alan Eskander and Geoff Slattery in conversation with James Warden