56 - Should the Melbourne Cup be Banned?

56 - Should the Melbourne Cup be Banned?

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A 3200m/2mi race that pits 24 horses against each other for the $4 million prize. Held at exactly 3pm, the first Tuesday of November, the Melbourne Cup is quite literally "the race that stops the nation".

But what is the cost of such a race? Since 2013, 6 horses have either died or been euthanized as a direct consequence of competing. Join Matthew as he examines the why and how of the Melbourne Cup, and the efforts of boycotters...

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