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Romanised wins Irish 2000 Guineas
PAA 2 hours agoTrainer Ken Condon has broken through for his first Classic success with Romanised in the Irish 2000 Guineas at the Curragh.
Southern Legends wins Kranji Mile
AAP 2 hours agoHong Kong-based former Sydney horse Southern Legend has won the Kranji Mile for trainer Caspar Fownes and jockey Zac Purton.
Weir Stradbroke pair to trial at Werribee
Craig Brennan 3 hours agoPeaceful State and Danon Liberty will add a bit more colour to the Werribee trials as they press ahead towards the Stradbroke Handicap in Brisbane.
Merchant Navy wins G2 in Ireland
PAA 8 hours agoAustralian colt Merchant Navy has staked his claims for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot by winning the Group Two Greenlands Stakes at the Curragh.
Blake Shinn to appeal careless riding ban
AAP 20 hours agoJockey Blake Shinn will appeal a careless riding suspension that will rule him out of Stradbroke Handicap Day at Doomben.
Browne ban puts Impending ride in jeopardy
Stephen Rodgers 20 hours agoGroup One-winning jockey Damian Browne will appeal against a careless-riding suspension in a bid to keep the Stradbroke Handicap ride on Impending.
Stradbroke decision looms for Perry stable
Mark Oberhardt 20 hours agoTrainer Paul Perry has some thinking to do after the three-year-old Perast won the Fred Best Classic at Doomben.
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The Melbourne Cup is the race that stops a nation. On the first Tuesday in November everybody pauses to watch what is widely regarded as Australia’s greatest annual sporting event. If a person only has one bet a year, it will be on this race.
Melbourne lays claim to three of Australia’s four greatest horse races, but Sydney has a firm hold on the fourth: the Golden Slipper. It’s a sprint race held over 1,200 metres at the picturesque Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. The $3.5 million prize purse makes it the richest two-year-old race in the world.
The Cox Plate has been recognised as world’s best turf race by the Longines World’s Best Horse Race Awards in London, sharing the title with the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes, while it is the only race in the Southern Hemisphere to have the honour of joining the prestigious World Series. It is a Group 1 thoroughbred race that takes place each year at Melbourne’s Moonee Valley, appearing on the racing calendar between the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup.
The Caulfield Cup result stands only slightly behind the Melbourne Cup as Australia’s most-watched horse racing event. Its prize purse of more than $3 million also makes it the world’s richest handicap races over a distance of 2,400 metres.