Australia's Biggest Horse Race Was Won By A Nose Hair

Today is the Melbourne Cup, Australia's richest turf race and an event so big, they can hold it at 3pm on a Tuesday. The winner was Dunaden, but holy shit not by much. The French-trained horse beat out Red Cadeaux by the slimmest of margins, and judges pored over the photo finish for three minutes before deciding. » 11/01/11 2:05pm 11/01/11 2:05pm