Prince Charles and Camilla at the Melbourne Cup
6 November 2012 Last updated at 16:40 GMT
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have had a flutter on the races at the Melbourne Cup.
The Duchess is thought to have described the day as a "treat" for her.
The Royal couple are on a two-week tour of Commonwealth countries, having already visited Papua New Guinea, they will go on to New Zealand when they leave Australia.
Peter Hunt reports.