On the TV you see all the glitz and glamour of the Melbourne Cup, but what is left behind after a day at the races is not pretty viewing.
Racing fans, punting enthusiasts and just general people who love an excuse to dress up and get drunk flock to Flemington every year for the Spring Carnival.
The Melbourne Cup is the pinnacle of horse racing in Australia and always attracts the biggest crowd.
However, as the day goes on and things get a little blurry, some people lose just a bit of their glitz and glamour.
Check out some of the not-so-great photos from Tuesday's Melbourne Cup above.