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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

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# melbourne-cup - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

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

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

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

# melbourne-cup - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From Woman has horse race winnings stolen after posting docket on Facebook Australia

Woman has horse race winnings stolen after posting docket on Facebook

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! This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

WATCH: Dunaden wins Melbourne Cup thriller by a nose

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

The Morning Score: Tuesday

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 This post contains videos

What the hell is the State of Origin?

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

Jeremy Nozeda-owned four year-old withdrawn from Melbourne Cup.