GALLERY: All the action from Warwick's Melbourne Cup events
Fascinators were out in force today as the Melbourne Cup rode into pubs and clubs across Warwick.
The Daily News reporters headed to luncheons at the Warwick RSL, the Criterion Hotel, the Condamine Sports Club and private residences to celebrate the race that stops a nation.
As 2pm drew nearer the crowds grew quiet as they fixated on the big screen action screened live from Melbourne.
It was a nail-biting finish as locally-owned Vow and Declare won the coveted prize, launching rooms across the region into cheers.
Check out all the action in the gallery below: