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Melbourne Cup Winners

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s richest horse racing event with prize money of more than A$6 million. Almost everyone in Australia places a bet on the Melbourne Cup with betting running into several millions of dollars. Melbourne Cup Winners Now … Read more

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Melbourne Cup Winners

The first Melbourne Cup was actually run on a Thursday in 1861 and during World War II it was run on Saturdays. The trophy was not the cup we know today, but a hand-beaten gold watch. A Cup was not … Read more

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Carbine Wins The Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Winners Now – 1981     1940 – 1901 1980 – 1941     1900 – 1861 • Melbourne Cup Trivia • About Melbourne Cup • Horse Racing links • Racing Hall of Fame • Dream of the Melbourne Cup • Carbine Wins Melbourne Cup • Goodbye, Phar Lap, Goodbye • Only … Read more

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Melbourne Cup Winners

2015 was the 155th running of the Melbourne Cup, the “race that stops a nation”. No matter what Australians are doing, at 3pm AEST on the first Tuesday in November, people everywhere stop to listen to the race call or … Read more

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Melbourne Cup Trivia

The first Melbourne Cup was actually run on a Thursday in 1861 and during World War II it was run on Saturdays. The trophy was not the cup we know today, but a hand-beaten gold watch. A Cup was not … Read more

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Australian Racing Hall of Fame

The Australian Racing Hall of horse was created in 2000 by the Australian Racing Museum. The Museum officially opened in 1981 to honour and document Australia’s horse racing legends. 2001 was the first year the awards were given.  See also  Melbourne … Read more

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