Ever wondered who actually makes THE Melbourne Cup trophy?
Quite a lot of people!
Hundreds of people including miners, refiners, chemists, metal workers, jewellers, project managers and the Victoria Racing Club.
Over $200,000 worth of gold is used in making 58 trophies for all involved.
And of course millions of people are watching!
Take a look at this video, Making The Melbourne Cup to see just how far the people involved stretch and what its creation entails.
Who would've guessed?!
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