Australia’s most famous sporting race, the Melbourne Cup, is here. Here’s everything you need to know — from how to watch, what the weather could offer, and who to put your money on. 10:45am — Race 1, Darley Maribyrnong Plate (1000m)11:20am — Race 2, World Horse Racing Desirable Stakes (1400m)12pm — Race 3, Schweppervescence Plate (1000m)12:40pm — Race 4, The Macca’s Run Handicap (2800m)1.20pm — Race 5, TAB Trophy (1800m)1:55pm — Race 6, Grinders Coffee Roasters Trophy (1400m)3pm — RACE 7, LEXUS MELBOURNE CUP (3200m)4pm — Race 8, Furphy Plate (1800m)4:40pm — Race 9, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes (1400m)5:15pm — Race 10, MSS Security Sprint (1200m)All times AEDTWHO WILL WIN? 2008: One dozen for CummingsBart Cummings achieved a remarkable feat in 2008 when Viewed crossed first in the 2008 Cup — winning the trainer his 12th Melbourne Cup and etching himself in history as one of the all-time greats. 2015: First female winnerAgainst all odds, Michelle Payne became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup in 2015.