Nope, it's horse racing. Sport of the kings.
Where the blokes come out in their tuxedos and the women their biggest, stupidest hats. It's the day we all get together and drink and gamble and cheer on those true Aussie Battlers riding their magnificent steeds, before we forget about horse racing for the rest of the year.
Wanna now how important the Melbourne Cup is here? We don't just get the Tuesday off for the race, we get the Monday before it off as well.
Another fact, our greatest living legend Phar Lap is on display at the Melbourne museum. We parts of him are.