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Saturday, November 10th, 2018

 

2018 VRC Spring Carnival – LEXUS Melbourne Cup Day

On a day that saw more than 50mm of rain fall at Flemington, a crowd of 83,471 witnessed Godolphin and Great Britain claim their first Lexus Melbourne Cup win, and jockey Kerrin McEvoy his third victory in the $7.3 million race at Flemington. Four-year-old Cross Counter took the lead in the final stages of the race, edging out Marmelo for jockey Hugh Bowman. It was a British training trifecta, with the Charlie Fellowes-trained A Prince of Arran in third.  Cross Counter’s triumph hands the Godolphin racing operation its first Lexus Melbourne Cup,Read More