After a long day, its straight out of the bottle.
The buddy system is always encouraged at the end of a big day.
Overwhelmed with excitement, or just a few too many?
Down she goes.
The old crackers on the legs trick.
High heels are well and truly off.
Doesn't want to leave.
Needs some help getting up.
A couple of lads getting the party started early.
A few ladies having some fun.
Three people re-enacting their own race.
Sumo wrestlers embrace.
The clean-up will be a big one.
By the last race it's clearly time for shoes off and head down.
True love is keeping watch over your unresponsive partner.
It's a long day at the Melbourne Cup so you have to grab some shut-eye whenever you can.
Move along please.
The aftermath is never too pretty.
This guy is going to be chuffed when he wakes up to discover he scored a free bag of oranges.
This gentleman was bowled over by the occasion, much to the delight of his female companion.
Sometimes you've just got to have a quick nap between races.
Always time for a cheeky kiss.
That shirt could be about to come off.
Hucklebuck held off the late finish of Lucky Hussler to claim the Emirates Stakes. The early leader The Cleaner finished third.