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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Demestre 1  small square The First Melbourne Cup Archer (Horse) John Cutts (Jokey) Etienne de Mestre (Trainer) Etienne de Mestre (Owner) 3.52.00 (Time). Archer is the first winner of the Melbourne Cup.
Demestre 1  small square Two in a row Archer (Horse) John Cutts (Jockey) Etienne de Mestre(Trainer) Etienne de Mestre(Owner) 3.47.00(Time). Archer and Etienne have done it again with winning the Melbourne Cup two years in a row.
Htmlimport htmlimport johntaitsml 1  small square John Tait is on his way! The Barb (Horse) W. Davis (Jockey) John Tait (Trainer) John Tait (Owner) 3.43.00 (Time)
Demestre 1  small square Three for Etienne de Mestre Tim Whiffler (Horse) John Driscoll (Jockey) Etienne de Mestre (Trainer) Etienne de Mestre (Owner) 3.39.00 (Time). Tim Whiffler is currently the record holder.
Htmlimport htmlimport johntaitsml 1  small square Another one for Tait Glencoe (Horse) C. Stanley (Jockey) John Tait (Trainer) John Tait (Owner) 3.42.00 (Time)
Timeline small square Your times up Tim Whiffler! Nimblefoot (Horse) J. Day (Jockey) W. Lang (Trainer) W. Craig (Owner) 3.37.00 (Time). Nimblefoot has just smashed Tim Whifflers record by two seconds. The Melbourne Cup was postponed for a week due to rain.
Htmlimport htmlimport johntaitsml 1  small square John Tait has done it again. The Pearl (Horse) J. Cavanagh (Jockey) John Tait (Trainer) John Tait (Owner) 3.39.00 (Time)
Htmlimport htmlimport johntaitsml 1  small square John Tait you are a champion! The Quack (Horse) W. Enderson (Jockey) John Tait (Trainer) John Tait (Owner) 3.39.00 (Timer)
Timeline small square Too bad so sad for Nimblefoot. Don Juan (Horse) W. Wilson (Jockey) James Wilson (Trainer) Sr. W. Johnstone (Owner) 3.36.00 (Time). Don Juan has only just beaten Nimblefoots record by one second.
250px briseis 1  small square Number 1 for Briseis Briseis (Horse) Peter St. Albans (Jockey) James Wilson, Sr. (Trainer) James Wilson, Sr. (Owner) 3.36.25 (Time). The three year old filly Briseis created record most likely not to be equalled, winning the VRCD Derby, Melbourne Cup and the VRC Oaks in six days. The horse was ridden by 13 year old Peter St Albans.
Timeline small square Two for P.Pigott. Chester (Horse) P. Pigott (Jockey) Etienne de Mestre (Trainer) Hon. James White (Owner) 3.33.50 (Time). Pigott is the first Jockey to win two Melbourne Cups. Chester has absolutely demolished Don Juan's record by an astonishing two and a half seconds. First Tuesday of November declared as a public holiday in Victoria.
Demestre 1  small square Etienne de Mestre is the champ! Calamia (Horse) T. Brown (Jockey) Etienne de Mestre (Trainer) Etienne de Mestre (Owner) 3.35.75 (Time). Etienne is the only person to have trained and owned a horse that has won the Melbourne Cup four times.
Timeline small square Once again the record has been broken. Darriwell (Horse) S. Cracknell (Jockey) W. E. Dakin (Trainer) W. Rawlinson (Owner) 3.30.75 (Time). Darriwell has just knocked down Jon Duan by an amazing 2.75 seconds.
Mel cup 1889 1  small square The first 100 000 attendance at a Melbourne Cup Grand Flaneur (Horse) Thomas Hales (Jockey) T. Brown (Trainer) William A. Long (Owner) 3.34.75 (Time). It is the first time there has beeen 100 000 attendance at the Melbourne Cup, which was won by the Grand Flaneur.
Timeline small square Bookmakes The Assyrian (Horse) C. Hutchins (Jockey) J. E. Savill (Trainer) J. E. Savill (Owner) 3.40.00 (Time). First year bookmakers were licensed at Flemington.
Timeline small square Martini-Henry first record broken. Martini-Henry (Horse) J. Williamson (Jockey) Michael Fennelly (Trainer) Hon. James White (Owner) 3.30.50 (Time).
Timeline small square The record has now been broken by Sheet Anchor. Sheet Anchor (Horse) Mick O'Brien (Jockey) T. Wilson (Trainer) Martin Loughlin (Owner) 3.29.50 (Time). The first record to be broken that has gone into the twenties.
Timeline small square 1 second down. Dunlop (Horse) Tommy Sanders (Jockey) J. Nicholson (Trainer) R. Donovan (Owner) 3.28.50 (Time). 1 second down. Dunlop has defeated the record by 1 second over Martini-Henry.
Timeline small square The Golden Whip Mentor (Horse) Mick O'Brien (Jockey) Walter Hickenbotham (Trainer) D. S. Wallace (Owner) 3.30.75 (Time). The first golden whip presented to the jockey on the winning horse, (Mick O'Brien)
Timeline small square Closest margain Carbine (Horse) Robert Ramage (Jockey) Walter Hickenbotham (Trainer) D. S. Wallace (Owner) 3.28.25 (Time).Carbine has only just beaten Sheet Anchor by 0.25 seconds.
Timeline small square The Brothers Malvolio (Horse) G. Redfearn (Jockey) J. Redfearn (Trainer) J. Redfearn (Owner) 3.29.25 (Time). G. Redfearn and J. Redfearn are the only brothers in history to have won a melbourne cup. G. Redfearn was the jockey while J. Redfearn was the trainer and owner of the horse.
Timeline small square First Win for F.W Purches Glenloth (Horse) G. Robson (Jockey) M. Carmody (Trainer) M. Carmody (Owner) 3.36.25 (Time)
Timeline small square Equal Acrasia (Horse) Tom Clayton (Jockey) A. E. Wills (Trainer) H. Oxenbam (Owner) 3.28.25 (Time). It's the first time the best time in a race was equalled. The two horses that have this time are Acrasia and Carbine, it is also the longest held record by Carbine with it being the record for 24 years until this horse got the same time. But 25 years until the record was actually broken which was by Blue spec. The record was broken by 0.75 seconds.
Timeline small square It's your turn Blue Spec. Blue Spec (Horse) Frank Bullock (Jockey) Walter Hickenbotham (Trainer) P. A. Connolly (Owner) 3.27.50 (Time). The record was just broken by 0.75 seconds. Blu Spec stole the record from Carbine who had the record for 25 years until Blue Spec broke it.
Timeline small square Apologue and Blue Spec the equal record holders. Apologue (Horse) Bill Evans (Jockey) Isaac Earnshaw (Trainer) R. L. Cleland (Owner) 3.27.50 (Time). The record has been equalled again but by Apologue who joins Blue Spec with the holding of the record.
Timeline small square Equalled three times. Prince Foote (Horse) William H. McLachlan (Jockey) Frank McGrath (Trainer) Sr. John Brown (Owner) 3.27.50 (Time). The record has been equalled again but this time the record was equalled by Prince Foote. Prince Foote now joins Blue Spec and Apologue with the holding of the record.
Timeline small square Moving on Kingsburgh (Horse) George Meddick (Jockey) Isaac Foulsham (Trainer) L. K. S. Mackinnon (Owner) 3.26.00 (Time). The record has been broken once again. The record was broken by one and a half sconds.
1915 1  small square First Female. Patrobas (Horse) Bobby Lewis (Jockey) C. Wheeler (Trainer) Mrs E. A. Widdis (Owner) 3.28.25 (Time). Mrs Widdis becomes the first female owner to win the Melbourne Cup.
Timeline small square Postponed Again Sasanof (Horse) F. Foley (Jockey) M. Hobbs (Trainer) W.G. Stead/E.S. Luttrell (Owners) 3.27.75 (Time). Rain postpones cup for five days.
Timeline small square Stop Beating the Records! Night Watch (Horse) Bill Duncan (Jockey) Richard Bradfield (Trainer) C. L. Macdonald (Owner) 3.25.75 (Time). The record has been broken once again but this time by only 0.25 seconds.
Timeline small square Please Stop Breaking the Records. Artilleryman (Horse) Bobby Lewis (Jockey) P. T. Heywood (Trainer) Sir S. Hordern/A.D. Murphy (Owners) 3.24.50 (Time). The record has been broken agian, but this time it was by Artilleryman by 1.25 seconds.
Timeline small square Bitalli Bitalli (Horse)Titch Wilson (Jockey) James Scobie (Trainer) A. T. Craig (Owner) 3.24.25 (Time). The recoed has been broken once more, by 0.25 seconds.
Radio vatican 1  small square The ABC. Windbag (Horse) James L. Munro (Jockey) George R. Price (Trainer) R. Miller (Owner) 3.22.75 (Time).The ABC first provides transmission of the Melbourne Cup. The record has also been beaten by 1.50 seconds.
Pl tommy 1  small square Phar Lap Phar Lap (Horse) James E. Pike (Jockey) Harry R. Telford (Trainer) Harry R. Telford and David J. Davis (Owners) 3.27.75 (Time). Phar Lap won the cup as the shortest priced favourite in history. Phar Lap had to be hidden away in Geelong before the race after an attempt was made to shoot poor Phar Lap, Phar Lap only emerged one hour before the race.
Timeline small square Totalisator White Nose (Horse) N. Percival (Jockey) E. J. Hatwell (Trainer) H. P. McLachlan (Owner) 3.26.00 (Time). The first year the 'totalisator' operatored at the Melbourne Cup.
Timeline small square 11.75 Seconds Apart. Peter Pan (Horse) Darby Munro (Jockey) Frank McGrath (Trainer) Sr. Rodney R. Dangar (Owner) 3.40.50 (Time). For the Winner of a Melbourne Cup to be 11.75 seconds above the actual record. Peter Pans time was 3.40.50 while the actual record was 3.22.75.
Timeline small square Nearly over the Twenties. Wotan (Horse) Ossie Phillips (Jockey) J. Fryer (Trainer) T. A., W. & R. Smith (Owners) 3.21.25 (Time). The record has been broken again and is getting closer to going under the twenties.
1946 1  small square Photo-Finish Russia (Horse) Darby Munro (Jockey) E. Hush (Trainer) J. G. Leeds & E. Hush (Owner) 3.21.25 (Time). the 'photo-finish' system was first introduced to the Flemington racecourse.
Timeline small square Another Record has been Broken. Rimfire (Horse) Ray Neville (Jockey) Stan Boyden (Trainer)H. G. Raymond (Owner) 3.21.00 (Time). This time the record has been only broken by 0.25 seconds.
Timeline small square Under the Twenties Comic Court (Horse) Pat Glennon (Jockey) J. M. Cummings (Trainer) R. A., J. D. & A. J. Lee (Owners) 3.19.50 (Time). Finally the record is now under the twenties and into the tens.
Timeline small square Rising Fast Rising Fast (Horse) Jack Purtell (Jockey) Ivan Tucker (Trainer) L. R. Spring (Owner) 3.23.00 (Time). Rising Fast not only wins the Melbourne Cup but also The Turnbull Stakes, Caufield Stakes, Caufield Cup and the Fisher Plate on the final day of the Flemington Carnival.
Timeline small square Starting Stalls Baystone (Horse) Mel Schumacher (Jockey) Jack Green (Trainer) R. A. & N. Burns (Owners) 3.21.25 (Time). The first year the horses had to start from starting stalls.
Timeline small square Fashion Time. Even Stevens (Horse) Les Coles (Jockey) Arch McGregor (Trainer) James Wattie (Owner) 3.21.40 (Time). The first time fashion has arrived on the field, first held at the carnival.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Bart Cummings. Galilee (Horse) John Miller (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Mr & Mrs M. L. Bailey (Owner) 3.21.90 (Time). That's two years in a row that Bart Cummings has been the trainer of the horse and they have won the Melbourne Cup.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Three in a row. Red Handed (Horse) Roy Higgins (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) F. W. Clarke (Owner) 3.20.40 (Time). That is now three in a row for Bart Cummings. With Bart being the trainer of the horse that has won the Melbourne Cup for the third year in a row.
Timeline small square Slowing Right Down. Rain Lover (Horse) Jim Johnson (Jockey) Mick L. Robins (Trainer) Clifford A. Reid (Owner) 3.19.10 (Time). The record has been beaten again by 0.40 seconds.
Timeline small square Same for Everyone. Rain Lover (Horse) Jim Johnson (Jockey) Mick L. Robins (Trainer) Clifford A Reid (Owner) 3.21.50 (Time). That is two in a row for the horse, jockey, trainer and owner. They have won two Melbourne Cups in a row.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Number Four. Think Big (Horse) Harry White (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Tan Chin Nam (Owner) 3.23.10 (Time). This is the fourth time Bart Cummings has been a trainer of a horse that has won the Melbourne Cup.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Number Five. Think Big (Horse) Harry White (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Tan Chin Nam (Owner) 3.29.60 (Time). Number five for Bart Cummings. This is the fifth time Bart has been a trainer of a horse that has won the Melbourne Cup.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Six is up. Gold and Black (Horse) John Duggan (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Mr & Mrs J. Harris (Owner) 3.18.40 (Time). This is Bart Cummings sixth win. Bart has now won six Melbourne Cups as a trainer. The recoed has also been broken by 0.70 seconds.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Number Seven. Hyperno (Horse) Harry White (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Mr & Mrs T. L. North (Owner) 3.21.80 (Time). Bart Cummings has now won seven Melbourne Cups as a trainer of the horse. Harry White and has now won the Melbourne Cup four times as being a jockey.
Timeline small square Once Again a Record has been Broken. Tawrrific (Horse) Shane Dye (Jockey) Lee Freedman (Trainer) B. F. Avery (Owner) 3.17.10 (Time). The record has been broken down to 3.17.10 seconds.
Kingstonrule melbcup 1  small square Number Eight. Kingston Rule (Horse) Darren Beadman (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Mr & Mrs D. H. Hains (Owner) 3.16.30 (Time).The record has been broken again by 0.80 seconds. Bart Cummings has now won eight Melbourne Cup as the trainer of the horse.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Number Nines up. Let's Elope (Horse) Steven King (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Shoreham Park Syndicate (Owner) 3.18.90 (Time). Bart Cummings has now won nine Melbourne Cups as a trainer.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Slow Down. Saintly (Horse) Darren Beadman (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Dato Tan Chin Nam (Owner) 3.18.80 (Time). Bart Cummings has now won ten Melbourne Cups as a trainer.
R309694 1360198 1  small square Will he ever stop? Rogan Josh (Horse) John Marshall (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Mrs W. L. Green (Owner) 3.19.64 (Time). Bart Cummings has won another, Melbourne Cup as being a trainer, Bart has won the Melbourne Cup as a trainer eleven times.
437880 damien oliver 1  small square Damien Oliver. Media Puzzle (Horse) Damien Oliver (Jockey) Dermot K. Weld (Trainer) Dr M. W. Smurfit (Owner) 3.16.97 (Time). This is Damien Olivers second win as a jockey.
Svdiva wideweb  470x318 0 1  small square Makybe Diva. Makybe Diva (Horse) Glen Boss (Jockey)David Hall (Trainer) Emily Krstina Syndicate (Owner) 3.19.90 (Time). Makybe Divas first win out of his three.
Svdiva wideweb  470x318 0 1  small square Makybe Diva Number two. Makybe Diva (Horse) Glen Boss (Jockey) Lee Freedman (Trainer) Emily Krstina Syndicate (Owner) 3.28.55 (Time). This is the second time Makybe Diva has won a Melbourne Cup.
Svdiva wideweb  470x318 0 1  small square Three for Makybe Diva. Makybe Diva (Horse) Glen Boss (Jockey) Lee Freedman (Trainer) Emily Krstina Syndicate (Owner) 3.19.17 (Time). Makybe Diva has now won three Melbourne Cups.
Trainer bart cummings 6326239 1  small square Twelve Viewed (Horse) Blake Shinn (Jockey) Bart Cummings (Trainer) Tan Chin Nam, et al (Owner) 3.20.58 (Time). This is the twelth time Bart Cummings has won the Melbourne Cup as a trainer.
Horse shocking 09 1  small square The Latest Winner. Shocking (Horse) Corey Brown (Jockey) Mark Kavanagh (Trainer) Eales Racing (Owner) 3.23.87 (Time).
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