Six alternative ways to spend your Melbourne Cup money

Not keen on the Cup? On the fence about fascinators? Spend your cash elsewhere...
Junipalooza gin cocktails
Photograph: Simon Shiff

Not everyone gets into the Melbourne Cup – and that's completely understandable. There are plenty of other ways to spend your hard-earned dollars this month; here are a few ideas. 

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