Cup Day in Christchurch gets a lot of media attention.
Undoubtedly one of the highlights of Christchurch's social calendar, it's a glamorous event which attracts punters from right across the country.
Some say the boozing overshadows the action on the track, and others say it's the fashion that should be admired.
Newsworthy reporter Ben Irwin went along to try and find out exactly what Cup Day is all about.
Watch the video for the full Newsworthy report.