I can’t stand large groups of women in hats. They’re scary. It's why I loathe Melbourne Cup. You put a hat on a woman and give her a glass of champagne and you’ve unleashed an evil more terrifying than the beast from 20,000 fathoms.
The $175,000, 18-caret gold Emirates Melbourne Cup is coming to Lismore, Tweed Shire and Ballina. The three centres will be part of a tour, which begins in York, Western Australia, and covers much of Australia and New Zealand.