Melbourne Cup


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Melbourne Cup

n
(Horse Racing) an annual horse race run in Melbourne, since 1861
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I had started in a hole, I ought really to have refused the invitation; then we all went to the Melbourne Cup, and I had the certain winner that didn't win, and that's not the only way you can play the fool in Melbourne.
See here, you son of an imported Malaga jackass," he said between his teeth, "I'd have you know that I'm related on my mother's side to Carbine, winner of the Melbourne Cup, and where I come from we aren't accustomed to being ridden over roughshod by any parrot-mouthed, pig-headed mule in a pop-gun pea-shooter battery.
Cup punters wagered almost $90 million on todays Emirates Melbourne Cup across the NSW, Victorian and ACT TAB.
Godolphin's Hartnell (near the rails) will run in the Melbourne Cup on November 7.
The Godolphin trainer has had a remarkable few weeks, with Qewy winning the Geelong Cup before running fourth in the Melbourne Cup, Oceanographer winning the lexus Stakes and Francis Of assisi running away with the bendigo Cup.
MELBOURNE -- Almandin pipped Heartbreak City in a thrilling finish to the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, giving Australian owner Lloyd Williams a record fifth win in the 'race that stops a nation'.
TONY Martin is already plotting a return to Australia next year after Heartbreak City was agonisingly denied by Almandin in the Emirates Melbourne Cup.
Melbourne: Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation brought the city of Melbourne to a standstill on Monday during the pre-event parade that saw the connections of the 24 contenders vying for glory, being driven in Classic cars.
American actor and singer Ronn Moss was also in attendance at the Emirates Marquee on Melbourne Cup.
Her many years of innovations as vice chairman of the Victoria Racing Club, have been followed by the pursuit of making the Melbourne Cup bigger and better.
THE Duchess of Cornwall declared the Melbourne Cup bigger than Ascot as she presented the winner's trophy.
Summary: The Melbourne Cup Carnival concluded on Saturday with Emirates Stakes Day, featuring the Group 1 Emirates Stakes won by Wall Street.
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