A record six Irish-trained hopefuls will line up for “the race that stops a nation” when the Emirates Melbourne Cup is run in the early hours of Tuesday.
61 rows · Irish Horses – Classic Race Winners – Melbourne Cup Honours List (2005-1946)
|2005||Makybe Diva||G.Boss||Lee Freedman|
|2004||Makybe Diva||G.Boss||Lee Freedman|
|2002||Media Puzzle||Damien Oliver||Dermot Weld|
Irish horse The Cliffsofmoher has died after being injured early in the Melbourne Cup. The stallion was euthanised after injuring his right shoulder during the first 600 metres at Flemington
The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major thoroughbred horse race.It is run at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne.Each year internationally bred or owned horses compete in the race. Since 1882 New Zealand bred horses have won 40 Melbourne Cups, British bred horses five, American bred horses four, Irish bred horses three, German bred horses two and French and Japanese bred horses one.
The running of the Melbourne Cup has again been marred after one of the 2018 entries in the race, Cliffs of Moher, was euthanised at Flemington Racecourse – the sixth horse to suffer that fate
Irish horse The Cliffsofmoher has been euthanased on the Flemington track after breaking its shoulder during the Melbourne Cup. The race was won by Cross Counter, ahead of Marmelo, A Prince of
The Melbourne Cup has been marred by the death of Irish horse The Cliffsofmoher. Vets were forced to euthanise the horse after it broke down about 1000 metres into the 3200-metre race.
Ridden by Australian jockey Corey Brown, Rekindling was the youngest horse to win the Melbourne Cup in 76 years. The Irish-trained horse continues the international dominance over Australia’s
Melbourne Cup International Horses. The international invasion of Australia’s great race gained momentum after Irish trainer Dermot Weld and his horse Vintage Crop re-wrote the record books by being the first Northern Hemisphere-trained winner of the Melbourne Cup in 1993.
Rekindling won the Melbourne Cup as young Irish trainer Joseph O’Brien’s horse dramatically beat his father Aidan’s Johannes Vermeer into second. Max Dynamite finished third in a 1-2-3 for Irish
Joseph O’Brien’s Melbourne Cup entries include Irish Derby winner Latrobe Aidan O’Brien, who trained Johannes Vermeer to finish runner-up in last year’s contest has 12 horses entered.
THE Melbourne Cup has again been marred by the death of a horse, this time the Irish-trained The Cliffsofmoher. The Aidan O’Brien-trained horse suffered a fractured shoulder during Tuesday’s
The Melbourne Cup is a gruelling two mile race that assembles a field of up to 24 local and international horses under handicap conditions. Finding the winner can be difficult affair, due to all the variables that make the race what it is. It’s become easier to decipher the field in recent years because of the influx of better class gallopers from overseas competing in the event.