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The story of the Melbourne Cup : Australia's greatest race.

Author: Victoria Racing Club.
Publisher: [Pyrmont, N.S.W.] : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a country that prides itself on its passion for sport, and for having a good time, Australia's most famous annual sporting event and its biggest social occasion come together on one momentous day. The Melbourne Cup, run at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November, has a unique place in Australia's culture, and is embraced around the world. The Story of the Melbourne Cup, commissioned by the Victoria Racing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Racing Club.
OCLC Number: 659163427
Language Note: In English. English Captions. English audio description.
Notes: Features all the Melbourne Cup races up to 2001 -- cover.
DVD: PAL ; region 4.
Credits: Writer / producer: Neil Kearney ; editor: Karl Rees.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 87 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.

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"In a country that prides itself on its passion for sport, and for having a good time, Australia's most famous annual sporting event and its biggest social occasion come together on one momentous day. The Melbourne Cup, run at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November, has a unique place in Australia's culture, and is embraced around the world. The Story of the Melbourne Cup, commissioned by the Victoria Racing Club for the Cup's 150th running, gives an absorbing account of the narratives, the horses and humans who have forged the history of Australia's greatest race."

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