2017 Wauchope Cup | photos

JOCKEYS and punters braved the rain, as did photographer Ivan Sajko, for the running of the Wauchope Cup on Sunday afternoon. Here are some of the best shots from the day.

Safe spot: Brett Halls and Sonja Rock enjoyed the Wauchope Cup from the safety of cover.

Safe spot: Brett Halls and Sonja Rock enjoyed the Wauchope Cup from the safety of cover.

Warm treat: Jackie Johnston enjoying the amenities at the Port Macquarie Racetrack on a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon.

Warm treat: Jackie Johnston enjoying the amenities at the Port Macquarie Racetrack on a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon.

Family day out: Anneka, Grant and Nicole Mitchell enjoyed the Wauchope Cup at the Port Macquarie Racetrack.

Family day out: Anneka, Grant and Nicole Mitchell enjoyed the Wauchope Cup at the Port Macquarie Racetrack.

Cheering em home: The crowd watches one of the race finishes leading up to the main event at the Port Macquarie Racetrack.

Cheering em home: The crowd watches one of the race finishes leading up to the main event at the Port Macquarie Racetrack.

Good view: Julie Ninness from Helensburgh made sure she got a great seat for the main race.

Good view: Julie Ninness from Helensburgh made sure she got a great seat for the main race.

Good company: Julie Tydd, Rob Keane, Fiona Keane, Eileen Crinion, Peter Crinion and Veronice Allan.

Good company: Julie Tydd, Rob Keane, Fiona Keane, Eileen Crinion, Peter Crinion and Veronice Allan.

Big day: Snoop Hadfield, Jen Hadfield, K Nude and Darren McCudden

Big day: Snoop Hadfield, Jen Hadfield, K Nude and Darren McCudden

Friends: Patty and Garry Jackson with Peter Coxon waiting for the main race to start.

Friends: Patty and Garry Jackson with Peter Coxon waiting for the main race to start.

The boys: Ding Hyde, Tom Madden, Tom Biron, Harry Atkins and Ben Hyde.

The boys: Ding Hyde, Tom Madden, Tom Biron, Harry Atkins and Ben Hyde.

Winner, winner: Robbie Dolan on winning Wauchope cup horse Explosive Scene.

Winner, winner: Robbie Dolan on winning Wauchope cup horse Explosive Scene.