Melbourne Cup winners

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Australian champion colt, POSEIDON, winner of the 1906 VRC Melbourne Cup.

Retired Unbeaten-In Pedigree Of The Most Influential Horses In Century.

SISTER OLIVE (Aus) Ch f 1918, Red Dennis (GB) - Jubilee Queen. From a half-sister to champion racehorse and aire, Comedy King. Winner of one race, her first start, the Maribyrnong Trial Stakes, prior to the 1921 Melbourne Cup, she managed to survive a chequered run to win the race as a 3yo. Her other claim to fame is as a maternal great-great grand-dam of the champion Tobin Bronze.

SISTER OLIVE (Aus) Ch f 1918, Red Dennis (GB) - Jubilee Queen. From a half-sister to champion racehorse and aire, Comedy King. Winner of one race, her first start, the Maribyrnong Trial Stakes, prior to the 1921 Melbourne Cup, she managed to survive a chequered run to win the race as a 3yo. Her other claim to fame is as a maternal great-great grand-dam of the champion Tobin Bronze.

ARTILLERYMAN (Aus) Br c 1916, Comedy King (GB) - Cross Battery (NZ). 26 starts, 11 wins, 7 placings. Winner 1919 Melbourne Cup as a 3yo. Also winner 1919 AJC and VRC Derbies. In 1920, it was discovered he had rapidly-spreading cancer, his last win was March of that year. At about midday on 29 January 1921, the champion colt died.

ARTILLERYMAN (Aus) Br c 1916, Comedy King (GB) - Cross Battery (NZ). 26 starts, 11 wins, 7 placings. Winner 1919 Melbourne Cup as a 3yo. Also winner 1919 AJC and VRC Derbies. In 1920, it was discovered he had rapidly-spreading cancer, his last win was March of that year. At about midday on 29 January 1921, the champion colt died.

In 1911, The Parisian, a Western Victorian horse, won the Melbourne Cup.

A Western District Melbourne Cup

In The Parisian, a Western Victorian horse, won the Melbourne Cup.

1901 Revenue Melbourne Cup

1901 Revenue Melbourne Cup

POITREL, winner of the 1920 Melbourne Cup.

In the Melbourne Cup’s history, there have been more than 30 winners with links to the Hunter, starting with the 1867 champion Tim Whiffler, from Tocal on the Paterson River.

Night Watch, winner of the 1918 Melbourne Cup

Night Watch, winner of the 1918 Melbourne Cup

1917 Westcourt

1917 Westcourt

POSINATUS 1913

In the Melbourne Cup’s history, there have been more than 30 winners with links to the Hunter, starting with the 1867 champion Tim Whiffler, from Tocal on the Paterson River.

1898 The Grafter Melbourne Cup

1898 The Grafter Melbourne Cup

1916 Sasanof Melbourne Cup

1916 Sasanof Melbourne Cup

1915 Patrobas Melbourne Cup

Racehorse Patrobas was foaled in 1912 and was by Melbourne Cup winner Wallace out of the mare Sizzle (by Simmer)

1914 Kingsburgh

1914 Kingsburgh

1912 Piastre

1912 Piastre

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