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Friday, November 8th, 2019

 

2019 VRC Spring Carnival – Lexus Melbourne Cup Day

It was an Australian win in the 159th Melbourne Cup as Vow and Declare delivered a thrilling finish to the $8 million ‘race that stops a nation’ TM at Flemington Racecourse. The 4-year-old gelding held off Master of Reality and Prince of Arran to secure Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien and champion jockey Craig Williams their first wins in Australia’s greatest race. Following a protest, Master of Realty was demoted to fourth and last year’s third-place getter Prince of Arran was shifted to second with Il Paradiso promoted into third.  ItRead More