The Modern Meltdown Episode 56 – Should the Melbourne Cup be Banned?

55 – Infiltrating the Nationals
November 2, 2018
57 – Should Muslims police themselves?
November 16, 2018

A 3200m/2mi race that pits 24 horses against each other for the $4 million prize. Held at exactly 3pm, the first Tuesday of November, the Melbourne Cup is quite literally “the race that stops the nation”.

But what is the cost of such a race? Since 2013, 6 horses have either died or been euthanized as a direct consequence of competing. Join Matthew as he examines the why and how of the Melbourne Cup, and the efforts of boycotters…

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