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#Melbourne Cup

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Joseph O’Brien pips dad Aidan to win second Melbourne Cup with Twilight Payment
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Joseph O’Brien pips dad Aidan to win second Melbourne Cup with Twilight Payment

Nov 3rd 2020, 8:02 AM 7,111 Views 6 Comments

Race marred by a fatal injury to last year’s Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck.

# melbourne-cup - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief
# Melbourne Match Up
# Melbourne Match Up

Irish stars to face off in Aussie Rules double-header to raise funds for bushfire relief

Jan 9th 2020, 1:20 PM 14,168 Views 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will host the two clashes next month.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Vow And Declare lands Melbourne Cup while O'Brien's Master of Reality demoted to fourth
# Race That Stops A Nation
# Race That Stops A Nation

Vow And Declare lands Melbourne Cup while O'Brien's Master of Reality demoted to fourth

Nov 5th 2019, 8:02 AM 16,341 Views 2 Comments

Frankie Dettori was handed a nine-meeting ban after a stewards’ inquiry.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Aidan O'Brien's Cliffs of Moher suffers fatal injury at the Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Aidan O'Brien's Cliffs of Moher suffers fatal injury at the Melbourne Cup

Nov 6th 2018, 8:13 AM 35,161 Views 49 Comments

Death casts shadow over Cross Counter’s historic win at Flemington.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Joseph O'Brien edges his father as Rekindling leads Irish sweep at Melbourne Cup
# Success
# Success

Joseph O'Brien edges his father as Rekindling leads Irish sweep at Melbourne Cup

Nov 7th 2017, 7:56 AM 17,894 Views 14 Comments

The Willie Mullins-trained Max Dynamite, who finished second in 2015, completed an all-Irish one-two-three.

# melbourne-cup - Monday 6 November, 2017

O'Brien, O'Brien and Mullins line up massive Irish challenge for the Melbourne Cup
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

O'Brien, O'Brien and Mullins line up massive Irish challenge for the Melbourne Cup

Nov 6th 2017, 8:19 AM 4,897 Views 5 Comments

Can one of the trio follow in Dermot Weld’s footsteps?

# melbourne-cup - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance
# Banned
# Banned

History-making Melbourne Cup winner Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance

Jun 28th 2017, 10:04 AM 10,061 Views 8 Comments

The first female winner of the Melbourne Cup tested positive for an appetite suppressant.

# melbourne-cup - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world
# Ears Pricked
# Ears Pricked

Sydney to host new Flat event which will be richest turf race in the world

Feb 1st 2017, 6:02 PM 2,946 Views 1 Comment

The winnings for ‘The Everest’ will eclipse those of the Melbourne Cup.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

This Irish horse owner's ecstatic reaction to coming second in the Melbourne Cup is wonderful
# I Don't Care
From The Daily Edge
# I Don't Care

This Irish horse owner's ecstatic reaction to coming second in the Melbourne Cup is wonderful

Nov 1st 2016, 11:03 AM 4,950 Views 1 Comment

Bear hugs for all.

Heartbreak City for Irish horse as it's just pipped to the Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Heartbreak City for Irish horse as it's just pipped to the Melbourne Cup

Nov 1st 2016, 8:46 AM 5,495 Views 1 Comment

10/1 shot Almandin claimed the prestigious race this morning.

# melbourne-cup - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Woman has horse race winnings stolen after posting docket on Facebook
# Australia
From TheJournal.ie
# Australia

Woman has horse race winnings stolen after posting docket on Facebook

Nov 5th 2015, 9:00 PM 52,444 Views 51 Comments

The docket’s barcode was visible in the photograph.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Willie Mullins pipped at Melbourne Cup by 100/1 outsider with a remarkable story
# Get Stuffed!
# Get Stuffed!

Willie Mullins pipped at Melbourne Cup by 100/1 outsider with a remarkable story

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:56 AM 7,452 Views 13 Comments

Michelle Payne becomes first female winner as Prince of Penzance causes a massive upset.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Protectionist wins Melbourne Cup but tragedy overshadows Australia's biggest race
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Protectionist wins Melbourne Cup but tragedy overshadows Australia's biggest race

Nov 4th 2014, 8:31 AM 3,711 Views 1 Comment

Flemington in shock after Japanese raider Admire Rakti collapses and dies post-race.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Simenon fourth as favourite Fiorente wins Melbourne Cup
# Racing
# Racing

Simenon fourth as favourite Fiorente wins Melbourne Cup

Nov 5th 2013, 9:04 AM 1,751 Views 1 Comment

Willie Mullins was unable to claim his first victory in horse racing’s richest handicap.

# melbourne-cup - Monday 4 November, 2013

Aussies scared that Mullins will spoil their €4.3m Melbourne Cup party
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Aussies scared that Mullins will spoil their €4.3m Melbourne Cup party

Nov 4th 2013, 6:58 PM 5,212 Views 3 Comments

Twenty years on from Vintage Crop’s historic win, Willie Mullins has a live chance with Simenon tomorrow morning.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Top Australian jockey Oliver banned for 10 months
# Indiscretion
# Indiscretion

Top Australian jockey Oliver banned for 10 months

Nov 20th 2012, 10:18 AM 502 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Melbourne Cup winner blamed the error of judgement on his marriage breakdown.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Melbourne Cup: Green Moon rises down under
# Flemington
# Flemington

Melbourne Cup: Green Moon rises down under

Nov 6th 2012, 9:51 AM 479 Views 0 Comments

Jockey Brett Prebble says winning the famous race had been ‘a lifelong dream’.

# melbourne-cup - Monday 5 November, 2012

Weld looking to the skies as Galileo bids for Melbourne glory
# Preview
# Preview

Weld looking to the skies as Galileo bids for Melbourne glory

Nov 5th 2012, 6:44 PM 675 Views 0 Comments

Dermot Weld can claim his third Melbourne Cup when Galileo’s Choice runs in the €5m showpiece in Australia overnight.

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

WATCH: Dunaden wins Melbourne Cup thriller by a nose
# Close Encounters
# Close Encounters

WATCH: Dunaden wins Melbourne Cup thriller by a nose

Nov 1st 2011, 12:32 PM 110 Views 0 Comments

The finish to last night’s Melbourne Cup could hardly have been closer. Watch it here.

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Nov 1st 2011, 9:18 AM 150 Views 0 Comments

Shake off those bank holiday cobwebs with a round-up of the morning’s sports news.

# melbourne-cup - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

What the hell is the State of Origin?
# Down Under
# Down Under

What the hell is the State of Origin?

Jul 6th 2011, 11:14 AM 256 Views 1 Comment

Australia is glued to their TVs this morning for one of the biggest events in their sporting calender.

# melbourne-cup - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Sans Frontieres out of Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup
# Melbourne Cup

Sans Frontieres out of Melbourne Cup

Oct 6th 2010, 5:32 PM 72 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy Nozeda-owned four year-old withdrawn from Melbourne Cup.