Wear funny hats to the Melbourne Cup. Check. When in Rome...Er Melbourne...Do as the Melbourners Do
Cup it up!!!
Step one: buy a funny hat. Step 2: place your bets on horses with funny names. Step 3: lose the race. Repeat 9 times with a brief cameo appearance by the royal family and you've got the Melbourne cup in a nutshell. Fantastic day was had by all.