Spring is in the air and the fascinators are out in full force as stars descend upon Flemington Racecourse for the 2021 Melbourne Cup.
After making it through the world’s longest lockdown, 10,000 Melburnians are set to celebrate the controversial day alongside a host of A-list stars.
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Following on from the monochromatic scenes at Derby Day, the Melbourne Cup promised to be an explosion of colour as the fashion pack attended the race. But though stars like Delta Goodrem and Michelle Payne were in attendance, there was a noticeable shift in the number of famous faces sitting trackside this year.
Melbourne Cup favourites like Jesinta Franklin, Bec Judd and Nadia Bartel were noticeably absent - though they were not among those to share "nup to the cup" posts.
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