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Punters out for race fun

6th November 2018 5:00 PM

ALTHOUGH Ipswich is business as usual on the day of the race that stops the nation, there are a few lucky punters among us who get to enjoy a cheeky afternoon off to embrace the action.

The Prince Alfred Hotel at Booval was a popular venue for Melbourne Cup fans today, with a healthy gathering there to see a close finish in which Cross Counter crossed the line ahead of Marmelo and A Prince of Arran.