The best celebrity Instagram posts from the 2018 Melbourne Cup

It's prime time for the 'Gram.

By Susannah Guthrie

The Melbourne Cup might be the "race that stops the nation", but it's also "the race that dominates your Instagram feed".

It's rare that we get to see so many Australian celebrities in the one place, dressed to the nines, drinking cocktails and interacting with each other in fancy themed marquees.

It's the closest thing Australia has to the Met Gala.

As such, it's inevitable that the Cup produces some incredible social media content. And for those not lucky enough to get a ticket to the exclusive birdcage, or score a possie in The Park, it's our window into the lifestyles of the beautiful and the famous.

So we've rounded up our fave snaps from the day for your viewing pleasure. Go on, have a stalk...