Eagle Farm Racegoers Left In The Dark After Power Outage
What's a Melbourne Cup event without the race itself?
For those at Eagle Farm, we'll be streaming the Cup live on here pic.twitter.com/GXPKQzPNXe— Punters.com.au (@Punters) November 1, 2016
Eagle Farm racegoers now know the feeling.
An unfortunately timed power outage left punters scrambling to find someone with a stream of the race on their phones and mobile devices.
The transformer issues also meant no late bets could be taken.
At least Twitter saw the humorous side to the situation...
Candle light at Eagle Farm. pic.twitter.com/TCaQSGsPn9— Mark Williamson (@Mark2swill) November 1, 2016