Ahh, the Melbourne Cup. Any excuse to have a drink, really. At this point, the coverage is pretty predicatable, so we’ve come up with a few ways to get that drink down ya’. Whether you’re watching the big race at home, or you’re out soaking up the celebrations in a bar, this one’s bound to get you in the spirit (literally).
Skull your drink if:
The Horse You’ve Bet On Comes in the Top 3 or Bottom 3
Well, you’re either celebrating a rather large win or commiserating a rather large loss.
A Rider Falls Off Or Someone Pulls Out of the Race
This includes not even making it out the starting gate.
Take A Sip When:
The Camera Shows A Rugby League Player In The Tent
We’ll just keep our fingers crossed for no nudie action this time.
Anyone Mentions The Words ‘Racing Royalty’
Hope you’ve got a few drinks ready to go…
A Betting Advert Or Logo Is Shown
And a few more…
Some Drunk Person Makes An Absolute Tit Of Themselves On TV
Hahaha Sharon that wheelie bin is not a stripper pole. How embarrassing.
Take A Shot When:
The Horse You’ve Bet On Is Mentioned
Is having the favourite a good thing or a bad thing? You’ll soon find out.
A Not-That-Big-A-Deal C Grade ‘Celeb’ Is Interviewed
God know’s there’ll be plenty of these. Two sips if they’re relevant to a current reality tv show right now!
So folks, have a good time, win lots of money, and
try to drink responsibly.
Image Sources: Randwick Racecourse, Betting Top 10