Almandin wins Melbourne Cup

Nov 10, 2016, 06:16

Today they celebrate the Melbourne Cup victory by McEvoy, who rode Almandin home at Flemington.

Pre-race favorite Hartnell was 4-1/4 lengths back in third place, extending the drought for Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Godolphin racing enterprise, which first entered the southern hemisphere's premier race in 1998 but is yet to win.

Another horse competing in Melbourne is Big Orange, who is seeking to become the first British-trained victor of the race, while Jameka is the only Australian-bred runner set to line up at the racecourse.

Back in Sydney, Cathy admits it was tough to stay still throughout the race.

Almandin has narrowly defeated Heartbreak City to win the 2016 Melbourne Cup.

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"It is a euphoric feeling to do it again", McEvoy said.

Williams won his first Melbourne Cup when Just A Dash saluted in 1981 but he said this year's triumph meant more than most.

This was Heartbreak City's first ever run in the race and he came so close to doing what Max Dynamite couldn't do in 2015 by claiming the cup.

"It appeared to be a little bit muddily early in the piece, and a lot of horses got wide that were looking for the fence". The more I look at it the more confident I get. Giving the best of himself for a long way.

"Other than that, everything went well - I couldn't be happier".

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The Melbourne Cup is one of the highlights of the global racing calendar, with more than 100,000 fans expected to descend on Flemington Racecourse to witness this year's edition of the contest.

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed's racing empire has now gone nearly 20 years without tasting victory at Flemington despite three second placings.

Hartnell, trained in Australia by John O'Shea, was a distant third in the 3,200-meter handicap.

Big Orange and Our Ivanhowe carried top weight of 126 pounds, and finished 10th and 17th.

Williams, 76, who founded Crown Casino before selling it to his friend, the late Kerry Packer, in 1999, had four horses in the race, including Bondi Beach, one of the favourites.

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Jameka, the only Australian-bred horse in the race and the lead-up Caulfield Cup victor, was well beaten down the home straight and finished 15th.

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