Melbourne Cup Birdcage: Where VIPs eat ants and drink space champagne

    (CNN)Ants and champagne designed to be consumed in space.

    That's what celebrities and other VIPs will eat and drink inside the Melbourne Cup's enclave of style and glamor -- the Birdcage enclosure.
    It's where anybody who's anybody mingles during Australia's most prestigious race day at Flemington Racecourse.