Kate Waterhouse has not missed a Melbourne Cup Carnival trackside in practically twenty years.

Like many people although, the daughter of Australian racing royalty Gai Waterhouse will watch the race that stops the nation from the consolation of her own residence because of coronavirus restrictions.

“It’s the first time since I used to be 18 that I haven’t been at Flemington for Melbourne Cup Carnival,” Waterhouse informed The Every day Telegraph.

Kate Waterhouse at Vaucluse House, today, ahead of The Melbourne Cup. Picture:Justin Lloyd
media_cameraKate Waterhouse at Vaucluse Home, as we speak, forward of The Melbourne Cup. Image:Justin Lloyd

“I shall be watching the race with my mates, celebrating the day. Individuals are extra excited than ever about racing due to the yr we now have had. They’re excited to dress up and be social once more. It has been reimagined this yr so individuals are methods of bringing the Melbourne Cup into our dwelling rooms to take pleasure in it collectively that means.”

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Whereas Derby Day shall be held at Melbourne’s Flemington on Saturday as a lead-in to the Melbourne Cup race at 3pm subsequent Tuesday. Sydney-siders in the meantime can take pleasure in Golden Eagle Day at Rosehill on Saturday.

Waterhouse famous that watching from dwelling doesn’t preclude punters from going all out within the style stakes. Conventional racing guidelines nevertheless, might be relaxed a bit of.

Gai and Kate Waterhouse pictured at Gai's stables in Sydney with the 2020 Lexus Melbourne Cup and horse, Our Castaway. Picture: David Swift
media_cameraGai and Kate Waterhouse pictured at Gai’s stables in Sydney with the 2020 Lexus Melbourne Cup and horse, Our Castaway. Image: David Swift
Kate Waterhouse poses for a photograph in the Lexus marquee, during the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, as part of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Tuesday, November 6, 2018. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY
media_cameraKate Waterhouse poses for {a photograph} within the Lexus marquee, through the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, as a part of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Tuesday, November 6, 2018. (AAP Picture/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

“I shall be dressing up, bringing a little bit of that trackside glamour from The Birdcage to my dwelling,” the 36-year-old Lexus ambassador mentioned. “I’m going to go daring with a little bit of color however I received’t really feel so dangerous if I slip off the sneakers on the finish of the day, that could be a particular no no to do at a racetrack however you are able to do that if you find yourself watching it from dwelling.”

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