Melbourne Cup fever is rearing! Here are three ways you can make 2012’s one to remember!
Do you know what “weight-for-age” or “Group 1 race” means? Well, if you don’t you are not alone! Regardless however, on Tuesday 6th November 2012, nearly every Aussie will stop, watch and probably place a bet on the infamous Melbourne Cup due to a most peculiar, insatiable, and unexpected buzz! The race is quipped as the “race that stops the nation” and is undoubtedly the highlight of the racing calendar in Australia. Melbourne exudes a carnival like atmosphere as it brings the elite Australian and International thoroughbreds together for world-class horse race action! Sydney-siders may not enjoy how their city loses some of its spotlight, but they do secretly love how the friendly rivalry between the two cities becomes further rattled when Sydney’s Gai Waterhouse continuously trains some of the most famous Melbourne Cup winners year after year! Workplaces around Australia will run sweepstakes and the TAB will have its busiest time of the year. Whether you are a regular punter or a once-a-year bettor, the electric atmosphere is intoxicating and unavoidable. So how can you make this year’s Melbourne Cup one you will always remember? Here’s 3 cracking idea’s!
1. Cross it off your bucket list and actually go to Flemington Racecourse on the day!
Yes, it won’t be cheap, but why not get caught up in the buzz, dress up to the nines and be there! Seize the day – make your dream come true – cover all those famous proverbs and sayings and “just do it”!
2. Take the family to a provincial race meet nearest to you and hear those hooves galloping!
If you can’t afford the trip to Flemington, why not do the second best thing and go to a racetrack close to you. You can smell the smells, hear the rumble of galloping hooves and absorb the racetrack action! They will still telecast the Melbourne Cup race, so you won’t miss it and at least you will be able to get some sense of what it would be like round the barriers at Flemington!
3. Throw a Melbourne Cup party around your new, massive plasma TV!
You’ve been dying to find a reason to upgrade that black and white 8-inch screen your got from the verge during a rubbish collection…so here’s your chance! Get a few of your mates to get the day off work, buy that dream plasma T.V and enjoy the biggest Australian horse race in the comfort of your own home!
So if one of these ideas is really inspiring you, but you are just being held back by the inevitable cost of it, why not consider taking out one of our quick cash loans? Fair Go Finance can lend cash from $500 to $10,000, so if you are set on making 2012 a year to remember, consider us to help you make it a reality! GIDD-EE-UP!!