The Melbourne Cup is Australia's richest and most famous race, with the nation transfixed as a field of global and local talent compete for the A$3.6 million (US$2.75 million) prize.
Millions of Australians stop to watch the race, which is the highlight of the four-day Spring Carnival at Flemington Racecourse.
It was a second Cup triumph for local trainer Robert Hickmott, who nursed Almandin back to racing health after 18 months out following a tendon injury after acquiring the seven-year-old gelding in Germany.
UPDATED 6.28pm Australian jockey Kerrin McEvoy has won his second Melbourne Cup, riding Almandin to victory in a thrilling finish at Flemington this afternoon.
Co-owner Niall Reilly said: "I thought we were going to nick it and the plan we had for the race was exactly the way it was run".
The rider said: "He tried 120% and I'm very proud of the horse". The elation is unreal.
Charlie Appleby's Qewy came home fourth as Godolphin still remain in the hunt for their first Melbourne Cup win. It's just a dream come true.
"I'd really love him to win for the man above", he said in the build-up to the Cup.
Heartbreak City was second, with pre-race favourite Hartnell in third.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Melbourne Cup duck might span nearly three decades now, but McEvoy argued Godolphin won't be waiting too much longer to nab the most coveted prize in Australian racing.
Remarkably, Monsun is also the broodmare sire of last year's Melbourne Cup second Max Dynamite.
"The boys at Macedon [Lodge] have done a fabulous job getting this horse back". Other household name horses of Williams' to have won the prestigeous race are Just A Dash and What A Nuisance.
On the track, Almandin has won the Melbourne Cup, narrowly taking the victory from the Irish trained Heartbreak City in Australia's biggest race.
He said afterwards he felt good on the horse.
But he now spends most of his time on his farm at Mt Macedon overseeing a team of horses and studying northern hemisphere form to source his next victor of a race he helped make an worldwide event.
Godolphin's John Ferguson told Racing Post: "Oceanographer was flat after his run on Saturday, backing him up didn't work".
"We have got a great staff up there".
Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land
Cody Hall, a spokesman for the protesters, vowed a new camp would be built elsewhere in the pipeline's path, but on federal land. He said that the camp had been cleared by nightfall although police were still dealing with protesters on the perimeter.
Kimberly's body was exhumed by a forensic pathologist from a shallow grave about 100 yards west of Sonoma State's M parking lot. Sonoma County sheriff's deputies said Thursday night the body is that of Kirk Kimberly, who has been missing since October 17.
If they are also Uber riders, they will be prompted with a push notification, which they then have to accept. Other smaller revisions, like displaying the car's actual color on the roaming map view, seem more helpful.
With the emergence of low-priced vendors of the Android smartphone platform like those from China has seen its market share grow. Similarly, Android Smartphone shipments saw a growth at the rate of 10.3%, and iOS saw a declination at the rate of 5.2%.
Customers that are interested in finding a Subway store participating in National Sandwich Day can follow this link . There are 17 locations including restaurants in North Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Montana, and Colorado.
Police also said costume choices can impact the most important thing when walking outside: a child's ability to see clearly. Children should only go where the residents are known and have outside lights on as a sign of welcome.
People are now facing the challenge of getting back and forth across the city and into the suburbs as the strike continues. On Tuesday, Wilson woke up an hour earlier than usual and her mother had to drive her to catch the train to the suburbs.
So, when they scored, and we went down and scored, that was big in answering, and it helped the momentum of the game. Getting around that barricade in the road still requires a bigger bulldozer than anyone has brought in so far.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is a 2016 Bollywood Indian Hindi romantic drama Movie, which is written and directed by Karan Johar . The screen time is not more though, it's just more than the cameos made by SRK, Alia Bhatt and Fawad Khan .
Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald ran for 182 yards and a pair of touchdowns and added 209 yards and two TDs through the air. Mississippi State (4-5, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) was coming off an uninspiring 56-41 win over lower-level Samford.
However, the CMA has issued a statement claiming that they didn't remove any photos of Bey and the Dixie Chicks from social media. The incredible career streak of Chris Stapleton continued into 2016, with his second straight win as male vocalist of the year.
This comic also got serious when it comes to doing what we can as individuals to prevent breast cancer from becoming too powerful. Through Oct. 31, Magnolia Regional Health Center and Magnolia Foundation will partner to offer reduced rate mammograms for $65.
Don't forget to change your smoke alarm batteries
A chirping smoke alarm can be a nuisance but the worst mistake that can be made is to take out the battery or pull out the wires. Please take a few minutes to make sure life-saving alarms have fresh batteries so you, your family, and your home are protected.
Adidas overcomes currency moves to post solid Q3 profit rise
Rorsted said that the new structure should help the main Adidas brand focus on extending its recent revival in North America. Rorsted came to Adidas after eight years running German consumer-products company Henkel AG, where he led a turnaround.
Canada ready to sign long-delayed trade pact
Full implementation of the agreement will begin only after clearance is granted by three dozen national and regional parliaments. The Belgian experience shows this is not a given.
Brady, Patriots roll into halfway point back on top of AFC
The offense would stall out and the Bills would settle for a Dan Carpenter 23-yard field goal for their first lead of the game. The Bills have dropped two straight to fall to 4-4. "Obviously, we weren't good enough", Bills coach Rex Ryan said.
Kendall Jenner may have sleep paralysis: 'I don't feel fine'
Yet she took pains to clarify: 'It's not even about FOMO, because I've made so many good friends who work in the same industry. In an explosive KUWTK teaser earlier this month, Jenner lashed out at her family for not taking her health issues seriously.
Volkswagen raises earnings outlook as it returns to profit
Judge Breyer wrote that the priority was to get the cars off the road as soon as possible, and the settlement accomplishes that. It gives owners the options to take a buyback, or wait to have their cars modified to meet emissions standards.
Indian soldiers killed along disputed Kashmir frontier
In Macchil sector of Kupwara district on Friday, terrorists which were given cover fire by Pakistan army crossed the LoC. A Border Security Force (BSF) person during a night patrol near the fence at the India-Pakistan International Border.
Barkley sparks Everton win
Last season there were just two meetings between the teams: first up was a 1-1 draw in East London with a goal from you-know who. Chelsea are on the up but I think Southampton's solid approach can make sure of a point in Super Sunday's second match.
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Samsung In South Korea
It is worth mentioning that the Note 7 units using Chinese company, ATL manufactured batteries were not having this issue. Airlines adopted the measure due to evidence the phone can be a fire risk whether it is turned off or powered down.
Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics
A subsequent e-mail to Podesta showed Chelsea Clinton anxious that Teneo was "hustling business" at the Clinton Global Initiative. Chelsea eventually helped bring in an outside law firm to review the foundation's practices, which is why Band composed the memo.
Dylan: I want to attend Nobel Prize ceremony if he can
He added: "Whoever dreams about something like that?" On being told he won the Nobel Prize: "It's hard to believe". Dylan went onto express his seemingly earnest amazement about being awarded the prize. "If it's at all possible".
Ukip backs Zac Goldsmith in Richmond Park byelection
A spokesman for Mr Goldsmith said: "Ukip has recognised rightly that this is a referendum on Heathrow expansion, not Europe". The party was third with 12% of the vote, which could have made a significant difference to the Liberal Democrat balance.