ACT Health leaves Melbourne Cup Day decision on Thoroughbred Park crowd size to last minute

David Polkinghorne
By David Polkinghorne
Updated October 26 2021 - 9:15am, first published 5:30am
What will the Melbourne Cup Day crowd be in Canberra? Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Talk about leaving it to the last minute. Canberra Racing might have to wait until less than 24 hours before Melbourne Cup Day before they find out what their crowd at Thoroughbred Park will be next Tuesday.


David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Sports journo

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email: