AAMI Derby Day November 3rd 2018 Today was the first of our big race meetings at Flemington Race Course (the home of the Melbourne Cup)! Derby Day is regarded here as one of (if not the) best race days in the world - unlike Australians to exaggerate! To be fair it is a great day for the purist with every one of the nine races being group (elite) races and four of them being Group 1 (elite of the elite) races.
After a hearty (b ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne » Footscray Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Since our Big OE a few years back we've done a bit of a travel blog when we've been away from home. Enjoy reading and reflecting on our adventures and also great way to let family and friends know how we're going. Our latest break was to Melbourne for an 9 day Racing tour featuring the iconic Melbourne Cup meeting...... full info