Melbourne Cup News Stories

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Decline in crowd numbers for Cup carnival

Just like the previous three days of this year's Melbourne Cup carnival, crowd numbers were down on recent years on Stakes day at Flemington.

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Melbourne Cup win a 'bonus' for trainer

After an all-Australian win in the Melbourne Cup, trainer Danny O'Brien is already dreaming about the prospect of back-to-back victories for Vow And Declare.

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Bad start acts against Il Paradiso in Cup

A poor start has not helped the cause of the Aidan O'Brien-trained Il Paradiso with the stable vowing to be back again chasing an elusive Melbourne Cup win.

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Hopes Aussie win boosts Melbourne Cup

Victoria's racing minister says a range of factors contributed to a decline in attendance at the Melbourne Cup.

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All-Australian Cup win for Vow And Declare

Vow And Declare, a horse bred in Australia, trained in Australia, owned in Australia and ridden by an Australian, has won the Melbourne Cup.

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Vow And Declare comes through Cup win well

Trainer Danny O'Brien says Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare has come through his victory at Flemington well and is a happy horse the morning after.

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Punters wager $100m but Cup turnover down

Punters outlaid more than $100 million on the 2019 Melbourne Cup as Craig Williams piloted Australian-trained Vow And Declare to victory.

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