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Feature objects

Explore the National Museum of Australia's collection of historical artefacts related to horses and horsemen and women in Australia. This includes horsedrawn vehicles, paintings and photographs, clothing and tools, and trophies and ribbons awarded to champion horses, their owners, riders and trainers.

Collection interactive

Flemington on Cup Day

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Explore the workings and wonders of Flemington, Australia's largest racecourse, on Melbourne Cup Day. See how fashions have changed over the years, hear about broadcasting from veteran race caller Greg Miles, see a parade of champion horses and check out some of the objects on show in our Landmarks gallery.

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Read more about Flemington in Landmarks

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