Carbine, outstanding racehorse and sire. Winner of the Melbourne Cup

Carbine, outstanding racehorse and sire. Winner of the Melbourne Cup

Carbine (NZ) By Musket Out Of Mersey Carbine (1885–1914), was an outstanding New Zealand bred Thoroughbred racehorse, who competed in New Zealand and later Australia. During his racing career he won 30 stakes or principal races. Owing to his performance on the track and his subsequent achievements as a sire, he became one of five inaugural inductees into both the New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame and the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

Carbine (NZ) 1885 (Musket-Mersey), winner of the 1890 Melboune Cup.

Carbine, thoroughbred racehorse

Carbine, thoroughbred racehorse

Carbine (NZ)

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Carbine

The racehorse Carbine holds the record weight carried to win the Melbourne Cup

New Zealand born Carbine—one of the greatest racehorses of all time.

New Zealand … Nursery of the — Thoroughbred Horse — The Story of the Melbourne Cup from Martini Henry to Catalogue

New Zealand born Carbine—one of the greatest racehorses of all time.

New Zealand … Nursery of the — Thoroughbred Horse — The Story of the Melbourne Cup from Martini Henry to Catalogue

Musket (GB) 1867-1885 B.h. (Toxophilite (GB)-West Australian Mare (GB) by West Australian (GB) Stakes winner in Great Britain & brilliant sire in New Zealand

Musket (GB) B. (Toxophilite (GB)-West Australian Mare (GB) by West Australian (GB) Stakes winner in Great Britain & brilliant sire in New Zealand

Carbine

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1890 Carbine - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

1890 Carbine - Melbourne Cup winner - Google Search

Carbine

CARBINE depicted on a postcard of the day., famous New Zealand thoroughbred

Musket (GB)

Thoroughbred Heritage web site with portraits of famous thoroughbreds.

MUSKET Musket (1867–1885) was an English-bred Thoroughbred racehorse and a Leading sire in Australia and New Zealand. Musket sired the famous Carbine (great-great-grandsire of Nearco), Nordenfeldt, Trenton (a leading sire in Australasia and then exported), Martini Henry and Hotchkiss, all top sires.[2] Carbine in his day was considered one of the greatest horses in the world, whose feats included winning the 1890 Melbourne Cup with the impost of 10 st 5 lb in the record time of 3:28¼.

Musket (GB) B. (Toxophilite (GB)-West Australian Mare (GB) by West Australian (GB) Stakes winner in Great Britain & brilliant sire in New Zealand

Carbine 1890

Carbine 1890

1896 Newhaven Melbourne Cup

1896 Newhaven Melbourne Cup

Mersey (GB), dam of the mighty Carbine (NZ).

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