Media playback is unsupported on your device

Melbourne Cup win for Australian trained horse Fiorente

5 November 2013 Last updated at 05:18 GMT

The Melbourne Cup in Australian is known as the race that stops a nation.

It has been won by Fiorente, trained by Australian Gai Waterhouse. British-trained runners Red Cadeaux and Mount Athos finished second and third.

Jon Donnison reports from Sydney.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.