Watch Melbourne Cup Live Online

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Here's how to stream the Melbourne Cup online later on today.

Just like all sports in Australia, the Melbourne Cup is tightly sewn up by TV networks looking to defend their interests, so you will have to pay to get access to it online or on your tablet.

Telstra customers will be able to get access to a stream of the race on its Racing Network partner site.

Getting access on your mobile device will require a payment, either on iOS or Android.

Also, if you're keen to become an instant expert come-race time, check out this handy glossary of racing terms. [Lifehacker]

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