It’s the race that stops the nation as each year Australians attempt to back a winner in the Melbourne Cup, with Maitland no exception.
There were parties across the region, office sweeps and fashion parades.
But it was Maitland’s clubs and pubs that were the place with hundreds of ‘fascinated’ and smartly dressed punters glued to screens, as Cross Counter took out the top spot.
Fairfax Media has all the photos from the day.
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