Get to know about Melbourne Cup Horses
Melbourne cup horses list/ Melbourne cup horses 2018 list
The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most esteemed yearly Thoroughbred horse race. It is a 3,200 meter race for three-year-olds and over, directed by the Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria as a feature of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It is the most extravagant “two-mile” cripple on the planet, and one of the most extravagant turf races. The occasion begins at 3pm on the main Tuesday in November and is referred to locally as “the race that stops a country”.
ADMIRE ROBSON (JPN)
AL HARAM (FR)
ANOTHER DOLLAR (NZ)
BEST OF DAYS (GB)
BEST SOLUTION (IRE)
BIG DUKE (IRE)
BRIMHAM ROCKS (GB)
CHEQUERED FLAG (NZ)
CHESTNUT COAT (JPN)
CLIFFS OF MOHER (IRE)
COUNT OCTAVE (GB)
CROSS COUNTER (GB)
DAL HARRAILD (GB)
DANON ROMAN (JPN)
DESERT SKYLINE (IRE)
DIVINE UNICORN (GB)
DOHA DREAM (FR)
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (IRE)
ETAH JAMES (NZ)
FLAG OF HONOUR (IRE)
GALLIC CHIEFTAIN (FR)
GAME STARTER (IRE)
GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI (IRE)
GOLDEN AUTHORITY (NZ)
HANS HOLBEIN (GB)
HAPPY MOMENT (JPN)
HE EKSCELS (NZ)
HERE AND NOW (GB)
HIGH BRIDGE (GB)
HUNTING HORN (IRE)
HUSH WRITER (JPN)
INVICTUS PRINCE (GB)
JAKE’S HILL (GB)
JON SNOW (NZ)
KEW GARDENS (IRE)
KINGS WILL DREAM (IRE)
LADIES FIRST (NZ)
LANCASTER BOMBER (USA)
LIFE LESS ORDINARY (IRE)
LORD FANDANGO (GER)
MAGIC CIRCLE (IRE)
MASTER OF REALITY (IRE)
MASTER ZEPHYR (GB)
MAX DYNAMITE (FR)
MR CLARIFY (NZ)
MR GARCIA (GB)
MR MOONLIGHT MAGIC (GB)
NAVAL WARFARE (IRE)
NIGHT’S WATCH (NZ)
ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN (IRE)
OUR ABBADEAN (NZ)
OUR LIBRETTO (NZ)
OUR VENICE BEACH (IRE)
PATRICK ERIN (NZ)
PLEIN CIEL (GER)
POETIC DREAM (IRE)
PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB)
PRIZE MONEY (GB)
RED CARDINAL (IRE)
RED VERDON (USA)
RISING RED (NZ)
SATONO RASEN (JPN)
SENSE OF OCCASION
SIN TO WIN (NZ)
SIR CHARLES ROAD
SIR CHAUVELIN (GB)
SIR JOHN LAVERY (IRE)
SIXTIES GROOVE (IRE)
SOLE IMPACT (JPN)
SOUND CHECK (GER)
TALL SHIP (IRE)
TAVISTOCK ABBEY (NZ)
THE LORD MAYOR (NZ)
THE PENTAGON (IRE)
THE STATESMAN (GB)
THE TAJ MAHAL (IRE)
THOMAS HOBSON (GB)
TOP OF THE RANGE (NZ)
TOSEN BASIL (JPN)
TRAP FOR FOOLS
US ARMY RANGER (IRE)
VENGEUR MASQUE (IRE)
VENTURA STORM (IRE)
VIN DE DANCE (NZ)
WALL OF FIRE (IRE)
WALTON STREET (GB)
WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ)
WOLFE TONE (NZ)
Makybe Diva racehorse
Makybe Diva is a British-reared, Australian-prepared Thoroughbred racehorse who turned into the main horse to win the Melbourne Cup on three back to back events (2003, 2004, and 2005). In 2005, she likewise won the Cox Plate. Makybe Diva is the most noteworthy stakes-worker in Australian pony hustling history, completing with rewards of more than A$14 million upon her retirement in November 2005. She is one of just five steeds to have won the Cup more than once, and the main horse among the rundown of various champs. She is additionally one of just 14 female horses to have won the Cup.
She is by Desert King (a champ of the Irish Derby and Irish 2,000 Guineas) out of Tugela by Riverman (USA). Tugela was likewise the dam of the Australian stakes-champs, Musket and Valkyrie Diva. Makybe Diva is possessed by South Australian fish angler Tony Šantić, who named her after five of his workers – Maureen, Kylie, Belinda, Diane, and Vanessa – by taking the initial two letters from every one of their names
Prince of Penzance racehorse
Prince of Penzance is a narrows gelding with a white blast bred by Rich Hill Stud in the Matamata area of New Zealand’s North Island. He was sired by Pentire, a British horse who recorded his greatest win in the 1996 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and had his greatest accomplishment in New Zealand where he sired Mufhasa (Telegraph Handicap), Rangirangdoo (Doncaster Mile) and Xcellent and in addition Prince of Penzance. His dam Royal Successor is a girl of the Irish-reared female horse Only Royale who won the Yorkshire Oaks in 1993 and 1994. The name is a reference to the place name of Penzance in Cornwall.
Prince of Penzance’s first eminent win was in pre-winter 2014, in the Listed Mornington Cup Prelude. Races in the rest of the year, and in mid-2015, brought about wins and placings, including a win the Moonee Valley Gold Cup, a second place in the Queen Elizabeth Handicap and a third in the Zipping Classic. In the 2015 Melbourne Cup, Prince of Penzance began a 100/1 outcast in a 24-sprinter field. The Japanese challenger Fame Game was the 4/1 most loved in front of British gelding Trip To Paris, the champ of the Ascot Gold Cup. Different abroad contenders included Max Dynamite, Bondi Beach and Kingfisher from Ireland, Big Orange (Goodwood Cup), Snow Sky (Hardwicke Stakes), Quest for More (Northumberland Plate) and Red Cadeaux from England and Hokko Brave from Japan. The best of the Australian-prepared unforeseen gave off an impression of being Preferment (Turnbull Stakes), Almoonqith (Geelong Cup) and Criterion (Australian Derby). Sovereign of Penzance was continually voyaging unequivocally, led the pack in the last 100 meters and won significantly a length from Max Dynamite with Criterion in third.
Americain is an American-reared French prepared pure blood racehorse. The six-year-old stayer won the 150th Melbourne Cup in 2010, ridden by Gérald Mossé, prepared by Alain De Royer-Dupre and claimed by Melbourne representatives Gerry Ryan and Kevin Bamford.
Americain was acquired in February 2010 by Ryan and Bamford after his 2009 season incorporated a Group 2 win in France and a fizzled battle in the United States. He headed into the Melbourne Cup with four back to back wins, including the Group 2 Prix Kergorlay at his last begin in France before making a beeline for Australia, and the Group 3 Geelong Cup at his first Australian begin. He won the Melbourne Cup by 21⁄2 lengths, beating Maluckyday into second and champion Australian and short-estimated most loved So You Think into third. He was the primary French-prepared steed to win the Melbourne Cup.
Americain followed up his Melbourne Cup win by running third in the Hong Kong Vase. Returning in 2011, his four keeps running in France in anticipation of his Melbourne Cup barrier yielded just a single win. Be that as it may, on come back to Australia, he won the Moonee Valley Cup, which made him most loved for the Melbourne Cup notwithstanding his 58 kg top weight. He ran fourth in the 2011 Melbourne Cup. American is presently dwelled at the notable Victorian rearing stud, Swettenham Stud.
Vintage Crop racehorse
Vintage Crop (1 March 1987 – 14 July 2014) was a British-reared Irish-prepared Thoroughbred racehorse best known for turning into the principal abroad sprinter to win Australia’s chief race the Melbourne Cup. The chestnut gelding contended in level hustling in Ireland, England, and Australia from 1992 to 1995. He won 16 races in Ireland, England, and Australia. For his execution amid the 1993 dashing season he earned the Cartier Award for Top Stayer.
Vintage Crop likewise won global notoriety in 1993 by turning into the main abroad prepared steed to win the Melbourne Cup. He is honoured by a statue in the Curragh Racecourse. He came back to Australia for the 1994 and 1995 Melbourne Cups, where he completed seventh and third, separately.
Vintage Crop was prepared by Dermot Weld, who came back to Australia in 2002 and again won the Melbourne Cup with the Irish steed Media Puzzle.
Kingston Rule racehorse
Kingston Rule (1986, Kentucky – December 2011) was an American-reared racehorse who dashed in Australia, where he won the 1990 Melbourne Cup in a record time of 3:16:3. This time still stands as the record today.
Reared and dashed by Victoria’s David H. Hains, who had bred Kingston Town, Kingston Rule was sired by the renowned worldwide U.S. Triple Crown Champion, Secretariat, and out of the 1982 Australian Horse of the Year, Rose of Kingston.
Kingston Rule was prepared by Bart Cummings and ridden by Darren Beadman in his Melbourne Cup win. He entered stud in 1991, and as of the finish of 2009 has sired 91 victors, including 4 stakes champs.
Protectionist (foaled 2010) is a Thoroughbred racehorse bred and prepared in Germany. He was bred by Christoph Berglar, and claimed by Berglar related to an Australian syndicate. Protectionist was the victor of the 2014 Melbourne Cup, ridden by Ryan Moore and prepared by Andreas Wöhler (de), and turned into the main German-prepared pony to win the race.
Protectionist was sired by Monsun, who likewise sired the 2013 Melbourne Cup victor, Fiorente. The steed is part-possessed by his reproducer, Christoph Berglar, and furthermore by Australian Bloodstock, a syndicate situated in Newcastle, New South Wales.
Protectionist won his first race in Hanover amid his two-year-old season, and later in the season put second in a Group 3 race in Krefeld, the Herzog von Ratibor-Rennen. He seemed just twice in his three-year-old season, winning one recorded race and setting second in another. Amid his 2014 European crusade, Protectionist won two races from four begins. He ran second in the recorded Preis von Dahlwitz and the Group 2 Großer Preis der Badischen Unternehmen, and after that won consecutive Group 2 triumphs in the Hansa-Preis (in Hamburg) and the Prix Kergorlay (in Deauville, France). He was ridden by Eduardo Pedroza for both wins.
Delta Blues racehorse
Delta Blues is a Japanese Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 2006 Melbourne Cup. He was the main Japanese pony to win the Cup. In doing as such he crushed Pop Rock, another Japanese pony, likewise prepared by Katsuhiko Sumii.
Delta Blues was for all intents and purposes obscure until the point that he had his triumph in the 2004 Kikuka Sho. He vanquished Heart’s Cry and Cosmo Bulk at that point. Delta Blues set third in the Japan Cup in November 2004.
Different keeps running by Delta Blues incorporate wins in the Domestic Grade One Kikuka Sho (Japanese St Leger) in October 2004, the Domestic Grade Two Stayers Stakes in December 2005, a third in the Grade Two Hanshin Daishoten on 19 March 2006 fifth in the Arima Kinen, and tenth in the Domestic Grade One Tenno Sho (Spring) on 30 April 30.
Delta Blues won the Best Horse by Home-Bred Sire JRA grant in 2004.
Media Puzzle racehorse
Media Puzzle racehorse (May 7, 1997 – June 22, 2006), foaled in the United States was an Irish horse best known for his win in the 2002 Melbourne Cup.
Media Puzzle was bred by Walter Haefner’s Moyglare Stud Farm and possessed by Dr. M. W. Smurfit. He was sired by Theatrical, the 1987 U.S. Champion Male Turf Horse, and out of the female horse Market Slide by Gulch, the 1988 U.S. Champion Sprint Horse. Media Puzzle is the relative of Refuse to Bend, a four-time aggregate 1 winning whole by Sadler’s Wells.
At age three, Media Puzzle’s best showings were third-put completes in the Gallinule and St. Leger Stakes.
Tormented by ligament issues all through his vocation, after a troublesome 2001, Media Puzzle had his greatest year in 2002. Taken to Australia, his triumphant time of 2.25.90 in the 2400-meter Geelong Cup broke the course record for the race. He proceeded to win the 2002 Melbourne Cup with Damien Oliver on board. Oliver’s sibling Jason had passed on multi week before the Melbourne Cup win in 2002.
Might and Power racehorse
Might and Power (foaled 1993) is a New Zealand bred, Australian possessed and prepared Thoroughbred racehorse who was named Australian Horse of the Year in 1998 and 1999. As a four-year-old, Might And Power won the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups, and returned at five to wind up just the second steed in the historical backdrop of Australian dashing to win the two Cups and the Cox Plate. He likewise won various other weight-for-age races in this period, including the Mercedes Classic, the AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes, and the Doomben Cup. A solid, free-striding leader, he broke course records in winning the Caulfield Cup, the Doomben Cup, and the Cox Plate, and won various races by huge edges.
Archer (1856– 1872) was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who won the first and the second Melbourne Cups in 1861 and 1862. He won the two Cups effortlessly, and is one of just five horses to win the Melbourne Cup twice or more; he is one of just four steeds to win two progressive Cups. In 2017 Archer was enlisted to the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.
Archer was sired by the fruitful imported sire William Tell (GB) (1843, by Touchstone); his dam, Maid of the Oaks (dam of Mariner and William Tell (1855)) was by Vagabond (GB) (by Cain). Archer’s sire and dam had been claimed by Thomas Molyneux “Tom” Royds (1824– 1852) of Ballalaba, Jembaicumbene, New South Wales. Royds shaped a reproducing organization with his uncle-in-law Andrew Badgery (c.1804– 1857), keeping their numerous horses on the Andrew Badgery oversaw Exeter Farm in Jembaicumbene. For £51, Royds acquired the female horse Maid Of The Oaks at the dispersal of Charles Smith’s Clifton Stud in 1845. Royds likewise imported the stallion Sailor By The Sea, and in February 1847 the stallion William Tell. Bowman’s full-sister, Our Nell, won three races in four days at the Goulburn races (1855) and different races at city tracks.
Think Big Horse
Bred by the domain of the late L. A. Alexander, Think Big was bought by Australian coach Bart Cummings for Malaysian representative, Dato Tan Chin Nam for $10,000 at the Trentham yearling deals in New Zealand. At first co-claimed by Dato Tan Chin Nam and Queensland property designer Rick O’Sullivan, the two proprietors later incorporated Malaysia’s first Prime Minister (‘the Father of Malaysia’) Tunku Abdul Rahman in Think Big’s interests. He was moulded for dashing by Cummings, who kept up an offer in the pony.
Rain Lover racehorse
Rain Lover (1964-1989) was a boss Australian Thoroughbred racehorse best associated with their consecutive wins in the 1968 and 1969 VRC Melbourne Cup.
Rain Lover was sired by the great racehorse, Latin Lover (GB) (a child of the unbeaten Ribot) his dam Rain Spot was by Valognes (GB). He was claimed and bred by Clifford A. Reid, who won the 1945 Melbourne Cup with Rainbird. Mentor Mick Robins, a previous coal mineworker from Broken Hill, New South Wales had gotten his coach’s permit only three months previously he assumed control Rain Lover’s moulding.
In his first Melbourne Cup triumph, under manoeuvre Jim Johnson, Rain Lover won by a record eight-length edge and in a record time of 3:19.1.
Contention encompassed his second win as the hot most loved and vigorously supported Big Philou prepared by Bart Cummings was the casualty of a doping embarrassment and was pulled back from the race 39 minutes before the begin. Troubled with 9 st. 7 lbs. Rain Lover still proceeded to win the race from Alsop and made history as the first consecutive victor since Archer in 1861 and 1862.
Among his other real wins were the SAJC Adelaide Cup, VATC St George Stakes (twice) and the AJC Chipping Norton Stakes.
Doriemus (17 November 1990 – 11 January 2015) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who started his profession in New Zealand and rose to unmistakable quality in Australia by winning the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups in 1995. He was the eighth of only nine horsess to finish the twofold around the same time.
He was reared to remain, being by Norman Pentaquad (USA) (by Riverman) out of Golden Woods by Zamazaan (FR). Doriemus was foaled in New Zealand and was a relative to the filly, Margaux by War Hawk II (GB).
After two wins from three begins in New Zealand, Doriemus was exchanged to Lee Freedman late in his three-year-old term, in the winter of 1994. The little, wiry chestnut won by four lengths on his Australian debut, yet was viewed as juvenile and spelled.
He won just twice as a four-year-old, yet did what’s necessary to fit the bill for the next year’s Caulfield Cup. Conveying 52 kilograms, and ridden persistently by Damien Oliver, Doriemus upgraded South Australian and West Australian Derby champs, Count Chivas and Beaux Art over the end stages. Punished 2.5 kilograms for the Melbourne Cup, to take his weight to 54.5 kilograms, Doriemus delighted in the rain-influenced going to vanquish Victoria Derby victor Nothin’ Leica Dane and Irish Champion and 1993 Melbourne Cup champ Vintage Crop. Freedman and Oliver had before joined to win Caulfield Cups with Mannerism and Paris Lane, and Doriemus was the third of Freedman’s five Melbourne Cup champs, and the first of two for Oliver.
Doriemus was resigned to Living Legends, the International Home of Rest for Champion Horses in Woodlands Historic Park, Greenvale, Victoria.
He was euthanized in January 2015 after an enclosure mishap matured 24.
Effective (foaled 23 August 2003) is a dark Thoroughbred racehorse gelding, reared in New Zealand, who won the 2007 Melbourne Cup and the 2006 Victoria Derby, the two times ridden by Michael Rodd.
Productive was by the extraordinary sire Zabeel from the horse Refused The Dance by Defensive Play (USA). He is a relative to Guillotine, victor of the 2008 MVRC Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes.
In his first crusade in the spring of 2006 he set up together five sequential wins including the Group 2 Aami Vase at Moonee Valley and closure with a win in the VRC Derby by 2½ lengths. Following his Derby win Efficient was gone into the Melbourne Cup field, run three days after the fact. Be that as it may, he didn’t pull up all around ok as was scratched from the race and spelled.
Returning in the harvest time Efficient had a light battle of only two begins. In the 1,400 meter Group 3 Schweppervescence Cup he completed fourth behind Haradasun and fifth behind Miss Finland in the Group One Australian Guineas more than 1,600 meters.
Just a Dash racehorse
Just A Dash (1977 – 2 November 2012) was an eminent Australian Thoroughbred racehorse, who won the 1981 Melbourne Cup. He was sired by Whiskey Road (USA), his dam Native Lass (AUS) was via Caranna (AUS). The steed won the race by 2 ¼ lengths giving Tommy Smith simply his second Melbourne Cup. He was ridden by Peter Cook whose dad Billy Cook had himself ridden two past victors of the race.
Just A Dash was additionally successful in the 1981 SAJC Adelaide Cup and the SAJC St. Leger Stakes.
He was put down at Willow Dene Stud close Wollongong at 35 years old in late 2012. Until his passing, he was the most established surviving Melbourne Cup champ.
Jeune (29 March 1989 – 4 January 2006) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse who dashed in England and Australia and is best known for winning the esteemed Melbourne Cup in 1994. He was a strong chestnut stallion who some of the time hustled in pacifiers. He had an abhorrence towards wet ground and was best on ground which was in any event dead.
Sensibly very much bred and reared for stamina, Jeune was by Kalaglow out of Youthful, by Green Dancer. He started his hustling profession in Europe, turning into a Group Two champ over a mile and a half, and additionally running a few decent placings in English center separation races of the second rank. His proprietor, Sheik Hamdan canister Rashid Al Maktoum, sent him to Australia toward the finish of his 4-year-old season, where he was prepared by David Hayes.
Tawrrific (1984– 1999) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who is best associated with winning the 1989 Melbourne Cup. Trained by Lee Freedman and ridden by Shane Dye, he won in the then record time of three minutes and 17.1 seconds.
Subsequent to doing his initial hustling in New Zealand, Tawrrific won the South Australian St Leger at three, and, notwithstanding completing twelfth in the 1988 Melbourne Cup, had indicated staying ability in winning the AJC St Leger at four, and completing fourth in the Sydney and Brisbane Cups.
Melbourne Cup champ
Designated 54 kilograms for the 1989 Melbourne Cup, Tawrrific was put in lead-up races at Sandown, Caulfield, Flemington, and Moonee Valley, yet dropped out of support with numerous punters when completing second-toward the end in the Caulfield Cup. In the Melbourne Cup, Tawrrific descended the focal point of the track with a very much planned kept running by Dye, and vanquished his stablemate Super Impose by a little more than two lengths. The triumph was Freedman’s first in the race, and a critical profession point of reference for the youthful trainer. The win likewise noteworthy in the ascent of Dye, a previous hero student in New Zealand.
Admire Rakti racehorse
Admire Rakti (20 February 2008 – 4 November 2014) was a Japanese Thoroughbred racehorse who won the Diamond Stakes in Japan and the Caulfield Cup in Australia. He passed on subsequent to contending in the 154th Melbourne Cup on 4 November 2014.
Admire Rakti was an inlet horse with a white star, reared in Japan by Northern Racing. He was from the main harvest of foals sired by Heart’s Cry, a horse whose wins incorporated the Arima Kinen and the Dubai Sheema Classic. During his racing profession Admire Rakti was possessed by Riichi Kondo and prepared by Tomoyuki Umeda.
Rising Fast racehorse
Rising Fast (foaled 1949, kicked the bucket 1978) was an extraordinary New Zealand-reared Thoroughbred racehorse. In 1954 he turned into the main steed in history to win the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate races in a similar season – the Spring Grand Slam – and since that time no Melbourne Cup victor has performed such an accomplishment. He returned in 1955, again winning the Caulfield Cup however coming an unfortunate second in the Melbourne Cup.
Rising Fast was bred by siblings Frank and Bruce Robertson at their Platform Lodge cultivate at Greytown in the Wairarapa. He was a cove or dark coloured gelding by Alonzo (GB) and from the female horse Faster, by Mr. Standfast. Alonzo was an ineffectively performed racehorse having just won one race on the level and one over the obstacles in England. Quicker was unplaced at her solitary two begins, however created seven champs from ten foals. Rising Fast was obtained at the 1950 New Zealand National Sales for 325 guineas by first time racehorse proprietor, Leicester R. Spring.
Subzero (“Subbie”) (foaled 1988 in Australia) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1992 Melbourne Cup. Trained by Lee Freedman and ridden by veteran manoeuvre Greg Hall, the four-year-old delighted in the rain-influenced going to overcome the most loved Veandercross and the two-miler Castletown. The win was to be Subzero’s last, yet, as one of only a handful couple of dim champs of the race in the post-War period, his notoriety was guaranteed.
Upon retirement from dashing, the huge, close white gelding with a beautiful disposition was utilized as the assistant of the course’s pony by Racing Victoria’s long-lasting Clerk, Graham Salisbury, and has shown up on TV, at philanthropy capacities, and at schools. In July 2008, he was completely resigned as he had created joint inflammation.
In October 2009, it was accounted for that Subzero may should be put down as the solution he requirements for his joint pain was inaccessible in Australia.
Anyway the solution was along these lines sourced from the United States, and Subzero keeps on showing up out in the open, delicate natured nowadays, extremely persistent with kids and still with Graham Salisbury.
Rogan Josh racehorse
Rogan Josh was obtained for $13,000 by proprietor Wendy Green, after he didn’t achieve his hold cost at the yearling sales and started his hustling vocation in Western Australia. His first begin was at Bunbury as a four-year-old, and in the wake of winning 4 of his initial 5 begins he made a beeline for Ascot where his last keep running for the battle brought about a fourth putting.
As a five-year-old, and now prepared by Colin Webster, Rogan Josh worked through his classes in Perth recording another four wins previously making a beeline for the 1998 Pinjarra Cup. More than 2200 meters Rogan Josh passed the post a nose in front to win the Listed Pinjarra Cup and after two weeks recorded a neck win in the Group 3 Bunbury Cup.
Set for the Perth Carnival he was second in the Group 2 C B Cox Stakes at 2400 meters weight-for-age before completing second to King of Saxony in the Group 2 Perth Cup at 3200 meters. Colin Webster had a solid conviction that Rogan Josh was sufficient to keep running in the Melbourne Cup as a result of his capacity to run 3200 meters. After a concise three begin harvest time battle which incorporated a second in the 1999 Bunbury Cup (the race he won the prior year), Rogan Josh was then exchanged to Bart Cummings and a tilt at the 1999 Melbourne Cup. Cummings loved the way that Rogan Josh was daintily dashed despite the fact that he was currently a seven-year-old.
Hyperno (1973– 2002) was a Thoroughbred racehorse foaled in New Zealand. He was a wayward yet splendid galloper that won the Melbourne Cup and other gathering and recorded races.
He was sired by Rangong (GB) out of Mikarla (NZ) by Persian Garden II (GB). He was prepared in his initial a long time at Caulfield by Geoff Murphy. An argument about preparing techniques among Murphy and Hyperno’s proprietors in 1978 prompted Bart Cummings assuming control as mentor. The champ of a string of gathering and recorded races all through his profession, Hyperno won the 1979 Melbourne Cup with manoeuvre Harry White on board. In 1981, Hyperno was voted Australian Horse of the Year. Hyperno delighted in a commended retirement at the provincial property of his Melbourne Cup rider, Harry White, where he passed on in 2002.
The Barb racehorse
The Barb (1863– 1888) was an Australian bred Thoroughbred racehorse, extremely popular for winning the 1866 Melbourne Cup, the Sydney Cup twice, and other quality races. He was bred by George Lee and foaled in 1863 at Leeholme, close Bathurst, New South Wales.
He was possessed and prepared by “Fair John” Tait, who claimed and prepared three other Melbourne Cup champs: Glencoe, The Pearl and The Quack. The Barb turned out to be profoundly hung and volatile. At his first appearance he tossed his rider and catapulted and in view of this side of his tendency was known as the “Dark Demon”. As a spring three-year-old, The Barb won the 6th AJC Derby by two lengths at his first begin from a spell. The Barb began most loved in the Melbourne Cup and proceeded to win by a short head. The Barb kept on demonstrating he was the best steed in Australia and won the Sydney Cup in 1868 and 1869 (under the colossal weight of 10 st 8 lb). As a five-year-old The Barb was undefeated in seven begins. In all The Barb won 15 of his 23 starts. The Barb is likewise recorded in the Millers Guide as running second in The Shorts at Randwick in 1875.
Gold and Black racehorse
Gold and Black was a New Zealand-bred racehorse which was ridden by Johnny Duggan to win the 1977 Melbourne Cup for the “Mugs King” Bart Cummings.
In 1976, Gold and Black won the Mackinnon Stakes and completed second to Van der Hum in the Melbourne Cup. In mid 1977, Gold and Black fell genuinely sick with “travel fatigue” and his life was quickly in risk however Cummings re-established the horse to wellbeing for his spring effort. At Flemington in November Gold and Black began 7/2 most loved for the Cup. Conveying a weight of 57 kg he won by a length from the Australian pony Reckless with Hyperno in third. His triumph gave Cummings a record 6th win in the race.
Gurner's Lane racehorse
Gurner’s Lane (foaled 1978) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who was the 1983 victor. He is best associated with winning the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups twofold out of 1982. Gurner’s Lane was only the seventh of 11 horses to finish this uncommon double.
Foaled in New Zealand, and prepared by Geoff Murphy, Gurner’s Lane was sired by Sir Tristram out of Taiona, who additionally created the Group One victors Sovereign Red and Trichelle (both full kin), and was named New Zealand Broodmare of the Year in 1981 and 1983. Gurner’s Lane was the first of three Melbourne Cup champs by Sir Tristram, going before Empire Rose (1988) and Brew (2000), and was bred on indistinguishable cross from Empire Rose, as both were out of Sovereign Edition female horses.
Red Handed racehorse
In the act was a New-Zealand reared, Australian-prepared Thoroughbred racehorse, who won the 1967 Melbourne Cup. He was sired by Le Filou (FR), his dam Red Might (NZ) was by Red Mars (GB).
The steed was acquired in New Zealand moderately inexpensively by Bart Cummings for the total of 870 guineas. This was because of the horse having a club foot and an incapacitated ear (damage caused because of being kicked in the head by another steed as a yearling, deadening the nerves down one side of his face).
Regardless of being going in the straight by Red Crest, Red Handed battled back to win the race under hard riding from move Roy Higgins.
Comic Court racehorse
Comic Court (1945– 1973) was a most flexible post-war Australian reared Thoroughbred racehorse who set race records at separations of 6 furlongs (1,200 meters) and 2 miles (3,200 meters). He won the 1950 Melbourne Cup conveying 9 stone 5 pounds (59 kg) and set an Australasian record of 3 minutes 19½ seconds.
He was bred by the Bowyer siblings at their Beau Neire Stud, Normanville, South Australia. Comic Court was by Powerscourt (won Ascot Vale Stakes and sire of 12 stakes-victors for 51 stakes-wins), his dam, Witty Maid was by Anton King.
Powerscourt and Witty Maid were both sold by Jim M. Cummings for aggregate of £150 amid World War II, when racing was dropped in Adelaide. Clever Maid was a helpful race-female horse and was an extraordinary broodmare that delivered five kin to Comic Court. Her stakes-champs were:
Parody Prince (1944, top sprinter, won 20 races including, Cantala Stakes, STC Railway Quality Handicap, Adelaide RC Adelaide Guineas, South Australia JC SA Stakes, SAJC Sires’ Produce Stakes, AJC The Shorts, William Reid Stakes); Gay Comedy (1948, won 10 races including SAJC Oaks, SAJC St. Leger Stakes, SAJC Auraria Stakes), and St. Comic drama (1946, won 22 races including ARC Adelaide Guineas, SAJC Goodwood Handicap, Moonee Valley Stakes, Ascot Vale (2yo) Stakes, VATC Debutant Stakes, PARC John Lewis Stakes, Adelaide RC Fulham Park Plate).
Van der Hum racehorse
Van der Hum (31 July 1971 – 27 July 2001) was a New Zealand Thoroughbred racehorse, who won the 1976 Melbourne Cup when ridden by Bob Skelton.
He was sired by the flexible stayer and sire of the champs of over $2m, Hermes (GB), his dam Tip O’Dawn was by the great sire Count Rendered (GB).
Van Der Hum was a wet track authority, and on container day there was a substantial storm on the course. The most loved was the Bart Cummings prepared nearby Gold and Black, who came in second. Coach and part proprietor Leo Robinson had burned through two evenings before the 1976 Melbourne Cup in his auto, outfitted with a shotgun, outside Van Der Hum’s stall. The race was won one year from now by the Cups King, Bart Cummings, with Gold and Black.
Van der Hum was euthanized on 27 July 2001, four days shy of his 30th birthday celebration.
Arwon (foaled 8 September 1973, passed on 25 May 2007) was a New Zealand-bred Thoroughbred racehorse by Aritzo from Fair Flash who won the 1978 Melbourne Cup at 5 long stretches of age.
In New Zealand, he was referred to and dashed as Flash Guy. Arwon won the 1978 Melbourne Cup, beating Dandeleith and Karu by a half neck. He kept running in two more Melbourne Cups, completing ninth in 1980 to Beldale Ball and fifth in 1981 to Just A Dash.
The name ‘Arwon’ was produced using switching the word Nowra, a town in New South Wales where one of the syndicate that possessed him lived.
Arwon was at first prepared by John Morrissey in Canberra before being sent to Victorian mentor George Hanlon, who set him up for his Melbourne Cup triumph, where he was ridden by manoeuvre Harry White. He additionally won the 1980 Group 2 VATC Sandown Cup, now known as the Sandown Classic, and the 1978 VATC Herbert Power Handicap, both keep running more than 2,400 m. Arwon began in 67 races, won 16 begins, was second 13 times and completed third five times.
He was the Melbourne Cup’s most seasoned living champ until the point when he was euthanized in May 2007 at 33 years old.
Until two years previously his passing, he participated in the yearly Melbourne Cup Parade down Swanston Street, hung on Cup Eve (Monday).
Viewed (4 October 2003 – 18 April 2010) was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 148th Melbourne Cup on 4 November 2008. Before the Cup, Viewed won the AJC Listed Japan Racing Association (JRA) Plate on April 30, 2008 and after two months he qualified by winning the Group 2 Brisbane Cup on 9 June 2008.
2009 Caulfield Cup
Following the Melbourne Cup in 2008, Viewed neglected to get through in four begins amid the pre-winter anyway these runs incorporated a fourth in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes, fourth in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes, second in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes and third in Group 1 The BMW. Viewed returned in the spring to win the Group 1 Caulfield Cup on 17 October 2009. He was ridden by Brad Rawiller, and originated from the tail of the field. Viewed was the main unique top weight in history to win the Caulfield Cup, and the primary Melbourne Cup champ to win the next year’s Caulfield Cup since Rising Fast in 1955. Seen vanquished one of his stablemates, Roman Emperor, and was Cummings’ seventh victor of the race.
2009 Melbourne Cup
After his triumph in the Caulfield Cup, Viewed at that point kept running in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes on Victoria Derby Day and completed third and after that completed seventh in the Melbourne Cup behind the possible champ Shocking.