Aussie - Melbourne Cup
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The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race. It is run at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. Each year internationally bred or owned horses compete in the race. Since 1882 New Zealand bred horses have won 40 Melbourne Cups, British bred horses five, American bred horses four, Irish bred horses three and Japanese, French and German bred horses one. This board is dedicated to the winners.
Heard a lot about Phar Lap when I was in primary school, in the 1980s. So much so I was sad when I learned he was dead. NOVEMBER 3, 1931: Will Phar Lap Make Turf History?

Heard a lot about Phar Lap when I was in primary school, in the So much so I was sad when I learned he was dead. NOVEMBER Will Phar Lap Make Turf History?

Victoria, Australia 1960s: 1960: Hi Jinx wins the Melbourne Cup. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library

HISTORY: 'Hi Jinx' wins the 1960 Melbourne Cup (image courtesy of the 'Herald Sun' Image Library)

1861 Archer Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

Melbourne Cup winners: 156 runnings of the race that stops a nation

Bart Cummings Melbourne Cup winners - Google Search

to the greatest horse trainer in Australia, Bart Cummings. August An absolute Legend!

1964 Polo Prince - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

1964 Polo Prince - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

1981 Just A Dash - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

Racehorse Just A Dash was by the American sire Whiskey Road from the mare Native Lass and was foaled near Canberra in 1977 and was one of only two Melbourne Cup winners trained by the legendary T J Smith. (His other was Toparoa in

1929 Nightmarch - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

Punters lost an estimated million pounds when the mighty Phar Lap went down in the 1929 Melbourne Cup and jockey Bobbie Lewis, regarded as a pocket Hercules, was the fall guy.

1976 Van der Hum winning the cup - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

Calf roping at the Ellensburg Rodeo :: Ellensburg Heritage

1951 Delta - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

1951 Delta - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

1934 Peter Pan - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

1934 Peter Pan - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

Melbourne Cup winners - Google Search

Phar Lap - Australia's greatest horse - till Black Caviar came along! Still revered.

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