Jessica Irvine in the Sydney Morning Herald:
"It's the odds-on favourite for a Tuesday trifecta: an interest rate cut of half a percentage point at 2.30pm, Mad Rush to win the Melbourne Cup at 3pm and Barack Obama for US President.
But racegoers beware. Of the three bets, picking a Melbourne Cup winner has the longest odds.
"It certainly will be easier making money on interest rates than it will be trying to get a winner home in the Melbourne Cup," a Centrebet spokesman, Neil Evans, told the Herald"...