Essays Tagged: "Melbourne Cup"

What is gambling? Give definitions and examples.

card games for money at home or in organized professional games, entering sweepstakes i.e. with the Melbourne Cup, pools, buying raffle tickets (often sold to raise money for charities), lucky squares ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Great Deppression in Australia

rse bred in the British Empire. Out of the forty-two races he races he won 37 of them including the Melbourne cup in 1930. Phar Lap was taken away after its three year lease had run out. It had a rest ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Death Of Phar Lap

h with a win. His success grew after being rested for the winter and he came third that year in the Melbourne cup. The next year he won the Melbourne cup, surrounded by extreme interest. In 1931, thre ... next year he won the Melbourne cup, surrounded by extreme interest. In 1931, three days before the Melbourne Cup, Phar Lap was shot at, without result. After being shot at, in the morning, Phar Lap w ...

(2 pages) 2744 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The 1960's

ad to finish below the knees. Mini skirts became popular after model Jean Shrimpton wore one to the Melbourne Cup in 1965. She shocked everyone because the dress was 10cm above her knees and she did n ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Horse Racing and How it became Popular in Australia

t sporting activity, as well as a social and economic event in most parts of the country towns. The Melbourne Cup is one of the various activities and events that illustrated important Australian cult ... entity. Ritual and spectacle play a crucial role in society, both in sports and civil religion. The Melbourne Cup is deemed as a crucial part of Australia's civil religion, since it encapsulates Austr ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History