There’s two ways to do this.
You can either set your alarm clock for dark o’clock on Tuesday morning, get up and listen to the Aussies whining on about how they’ll hammer the poms in the race that stops a nation – or Melbourne anyway – or you can cheat by watching this Melbourne Cup preview by our good friends at Sportsbet.
Racing guru Gerard Twomey marks your card ahead of the Flemington showpiece where his main selection is Preferment .
But they love a ‘roughie’ (outsider) Down Under and Gust of Wind is getting all the G-Man’s love as one that could out-run his odds at a huge price in the 2m spectacular.
Have a watch of the video below: