Hundreds celebrated at the Jericho Cup despite the rain skies and rain today.
In its second year, the Jericho Cup honours Bill the Bastard, Australian Light Horsemen and their horses for their contribution in World War One.
Bright colours and floral designs were a popular trend for the ladies and blue suits were a staple for the men as were elegant jackets to ease the cold winds.
Entertainment for all ages was available with a jumping castle and a variety of children's games on the lawn.
On the track, 14 horses contested the $300,000 Jericho Cup.
Many businesses and friends came together to celebrate their Christmas parties at the Warrnambool race meet with many marquees filled with groups bringing along delicious food spreads to last the afternoon.
The Jericho Cup was first held towards the end of the First World War to trick the Turkish Empire into believing no assaults were planned. The winner of the inaugural race was Bill the Bastard.
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