Today is Cup Day in Melbourne. That means that lots of people go to the races:
and cheer until they can't talk any more for their horse to win:
but I'll just be staying home. It's a public holiday for my mum and dad, but I don't think they're doing anything special. Melbourne Cup is the richest horse race in Australasia - the winner gets something like two million dollars. Think of all the ham you could buy with that!