With the advances in technology comes a whole new way to see, follow, and experience the spectacle that is the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
This year the options include the traditional watching the races on TV, or listening via the Radio, but in the lead up to the race that stops a nation, there are also plenty of other social and technical ways to get involved...
Follow the Cup on Facebook where you can keep up to date with the Emirates Cup Quest or read all the followers comments. Follow the pics of the cup as it travels!
Or follow it on Twitter - the tweets give you updates, clues and let you know whats happening and where!
Or even download the App on your Iphone - with information on news, whats on, form guide, photos, tips to win, maps, trivia, sweeps, and history!