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The Drake Shop

Apparel

Look smart this season in our range of Drake clothing. From hats to boardies you will be dressed to impress.

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Accessories

Take a look at our bags, books and belts. They are just the beginning of our assortment of unique accessories. 

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Barware

Freshen up your tired old bar area with some of our great bar products including coolers and bar mats.

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Melbourne Cup Fun Facts

If you want to sound like you're in the know while celebrating your win over a few drinks today, here are a 10 interesting facts about today's Melbourne Cup.

  1. Date: Tuesday November 3, 2015
  2. Racecourse: Flemington
  3. Race Distance: 3,200m
  4. Conditions: 3yo and over Quality Handicap
  5. Prize Money: $6.2 million - the richest and most prestigious 'two-mile' handicap in the world
  6. Kingston Rule has the fastest recorded race time of 3 minutes and 16.3 seconds at the1990 Melbourne Cup
  7. Entrance fee of $50,805 per horse, entries often close in the first week of August.
  8. 24 make the field as starters. Winning certain races, such as the previous year's Melbourne Cup, the Cox Plate or the Caulfield Cup, grants a horse automatic entry into the Melbourne Cup and that horse is exempt from the ballot.
  9. Makybe Diva is famous for being the first and only horse to win the Melbourne Cup three years in a row from 2003 to 2005.
  10. The Melbourne Cup field for 2015 will be released on Victoria Derby Day 31st of October 2015 - These runners are decided by a ballot system

It's not too late for you to get involved in the Melbourne Cup spirit. Our Melbourne Cup Madness Competition has got 5 days to go until we draw out the tickets for those who win a horse allocation for the "Race That Stops the Nation". Don't miss out on the chance to go down in history as a winner of the first ever Drake Collectibles Melbourne Cup Competition!

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