Queenslanders had the opportunity to share in the celeberations as the Brisbane Racing Club got on the Cup band wagon yesterday. In full Melbourne Cup spirit, punters donned the fascinators, frocks and fedoras while they and the rest of the nation witnessed the closest Melbourne Cup finish in the races history.

Head to our Emirates Melbourne Cup Day gallery for all the action at Flemington.

Check out all the Cup action in our Sydney Melbourne Cup Day gallery.

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By SOPHIE, 02 November 2011
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