Ok, so you can watch the Melbourne Cup on Channel 10 at 3pm AEDT, 2.30pm Adelaide, 2pm in Brisbane and midday in Perth today on Tuesday 5 November, and it'll be on in every pub and club across the nation.
But if you're out and about, have a broken TV antenna or some other issue, and want to watch rather than listen to a terrestrial or streaming radio broadcast, then you've got a few options.
Channel 10 is the televisual partner for the cup this year, replacing Channel 7 with a five year contract, while Sky Channel on Foxtel is the place to go for subscription TV fans.
You need to sign up for 10Play if you haven't already - it's free and the username and password are what you'll need to use to log into the 10Play app for iOS and Android devices, which you can get from the App Store and Google Play stores respectively.
You can also watch via the Racing.com site and accompanying app for your smartphone or tablet, and the usual array of betting sites such as Ladbrokes, SportsBet, BetEasy, PointsBet, Unibet, Betfair, Neds, Betstar and others have a stream, with the caveat usually being that you need to sign up to those services and have some more in the account.
Just search for any of those names in your relevant app store and you'll find them, but with 10Play and Racing.com being free services, you don't need to tempt yourself with an online betting app if you don't want to.
So, there are plenty of ways to watch the race that won't break the Internet, but will stop the nation from 3PM AEDT, so may your flutters be fortunate whether you're in Melbourne, an office cup sweep, an afternoon function or watching whichever way takes your fancy.