Made in Marrickville: the Melbourne Cup's inner west connection is pure gold

Sarah Maguire
By Sarah Maguire
Updated November 5 2021 - 7:29am, first published November 1 2021 - 4:30am
TURF LEGEND: The 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup, made in Marrickville and presented at Flemington. Picture: Victorian Racing Club

When the owner of the winning horse in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup steps up to the victor's podium at Flemington, 10 artisans from a little-known Marrickville workshop will be witnessing 300 hours of their highly skilled labour being held aloft for the whole world to see.

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Sarah Maguire

Sarah Maguire

Editor, Inner West Review