Anson Cameron The fashionistas have moved on, the mugs ripped up their tickets and the pros have cleaned up.
Andrew Webster Since its first running in 1861, the same year Burke and Wills withered in the desert, the Melbourne Cup has conjured many images.
Andrew Webster At a charity function held in Melbourne a week ago, Richard Callander was cracking jokes, as the big fella often does.
Michael Lynch The Irish champion changed the Cup, but he only just made it here.
Francesca Cumani The weight a horse carries in the Melbourne Cup depends on how good it is.
Adam Pengilly If the cards had fallen slightly another way, James McDonald might have been riding this year's Melbourne Cup favourite.
Kyle Mackey-Laws When it comes to the Melbourne Cup, as a collective group of gamblers, we suck. Big time.
Michael Sharkie Michael Sharkie examines all the Melbourne Cup runners and looks at why they can - and can't - win the race.
Will Brodie Fiorente has won the 2013 Melbourne Cup in a thrilling finish from Red Cadeaux and Mount Athos.
Chris Roots In the past year, Gai Waterhouse and Damien Oliver have been the centre of controversies, but on Tuesday they were forgotten and the sun had never shone so brightly for the pair as they combined with...
Andrew Webster Standing here, right next to Team Waterhouse in the mounting yard at Flemington, as Fiorente wins the Melbourne Cup, it's impossible not to think about the past.
Peter Hanlon In front of the cameras, having stepped off the scales tingling all over, he spoke of the excitement he had felt about riding Fiorente in a race for the first time - in a Melbourne Cup, no less.
Chris Roots Damien Oliver wanted to do something special for his children after winning his third Melbourne Cup but knew there would be no room on the victory parade because Fiorente has so many connections.
Chris Roots Damien Oliver wanted to do something special for his children after winning the Cup.
Patrick Bartley During the next weekend, all the overseas horses will go missing.
Chris Roots Brett Prebble says Forgotten Voice will win Wednesday's Geelong Cup, and expects him to be one of his main Melbourne Cup rivals.
Chris Roots Brett Prebble says Forgotten Voice will win Geelong Cup and be tough to beat in Melbourne Cup.
Michael Sharkie Geelong Cup suffering from success of very horses that have given race its prominence.
Michael Sharkie The Geelong Cup is suffering from the success of the very horses that have helped the race come to prominence, with victories by European raiders eroding its depth.