When Melbourne Cup Celebrations Get Crazy
The first Tuesday in November see's the nation celebrate the glitz and the glamour of the race that stops the nation.
Along with all the rich and famous celebrating in the luxurious marquee's at Flemington, there are thousands more partying hard, sometimes a little too hard.
Take a look at the gallery above of some people who probably should have pulled back on the bubbly before they ended up falling to the ground with no shoes, among other items of clothing....
It's not just the punters who embarrass themselves on Cup Day, former Governor General John Kerr gave this infamous speech at the presentation of the 1977 trophy.
Images found at The Chive