It’s the race that stops the nation, but how much do you really know about The Melbourne Cup?

It’s the time of year where most of us get dressed up, gamble away our hard-earned cash on the horse that your ‘mate’s mate’ recommended, drink booze and stumble home trying to find a cab among the chaos.

But before you bask in the glory of Tuesday being a public holiday, take the quiz below to see if you’ve well and truly earned the whole day off work by knowing your stuff.

Some of these questions are harder than sneaking into The Birdcage on the big day!

Tell us how you went!
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