The Melbourne Cup,Â has been run and won , and its all over bar the shouting .
Traditionally , the Cup, attracts the more unusual attire, amongst punters and racegoers .
The Members area , Sponsors Marquees , and Fashions on the Field,Â promote stylish , conservative race day apparel.
Some attendees , wishing to have fun , often dress outrageously , or in a themed mode of dress . With many racegoers , being Collingwood supporters , it begs the question , ” Was the traditional black and white of race day , adopted by fans , wearing football jumpers ?”
Increasingly, the humble football jumper , jersey , guernsey , has made a foray into social events , why not the Races ?