How to survive general admission at the Melbourne Cup

By Jenna Clarke
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:28pm, first published November 3 2014 - 10:15am

You can learn a lot in the roped off areas marked "VIP" – wine appreciation, how to pronounce "Comme des Garcons" correctly and how to stuff three arancini into your clutch purse without them splitting (the fried goodness, not purse).

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