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From The Hutch

Well, there’s been a fair bit going on this week and I don’t even know where to start.

So we’ll ease into it with alcohol, tobacco, firearms and sexual services.

The reason these things are relevant at the moment is because of the Melbourne Cup.

And the Department of Internal Affairs specifically bans all of them as prizes in a workplace sweepstake or raffle.

What sort of twisted imagination comes up with these rules?

I mean really? How many workplace sweepstakes include a prize of whisky, cigars, shotguns and strippers?

Given there are only 22 horses in the race, those tickets must be horrendously expensive.

And this is shocking at the other end of the scale as well.

Quite frankly, if consenting adults want to receive a bottle of wine as a prize, what the hell has it got to do with the Department of Internal Affairs?

Just stay out of our lives and stop making stupid rules.

One jockey found out the hard way about breaking........

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