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AUSSIE racing fans have been pictured looking worse for wear at Melbourne's Derby Day. Hundreds gathered in the southern Australian city for one of the country's most popular horse racing events on Saturday. 11 A couple enjoy a kiss and cuddle at the races Credit: Getty Images - Getty 11 One women proves that it's easy to multi-task - even after a few drinks Credit: Getty Images - Getty The occasion draws locals and visitors from around the world, who flock to Flemington Racecourse to soak up the sun. Only this year, the racetracks were lashed with rain - which clearly was a good excuse for many to hit the bar. Legless revellers were pictured falling over after soaking up the atmosphere - and refreshments. Couples were seen kissing and cuddling and others tumbled on the turf as they posed for pictures.
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