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Melbourne Cup Infographic

1861 TO 2012 HERE'S A QUICK LOOK AT THE HISTORICAL STATS, FACTS AND FIGURES ON The Race that stops the Nation' THE FIRST MELBOURNE CUR 2011 came down to a was won by JOHN CUTTS riding on ARCHER photo finish Fastest race time was run by KINGSTON RULE in 1990 in CRISTOPHE LEMAIRE won by the closest margin in race history 3163 in 1861 minutes REPEAT 65 MOST WINS BYA Trainer MOST WINS BrAJockey Winners winning A record held by Bobbie Lewis and Harry White Luckiest NUMBERS The Colour 12 most often used in the Each having 11 winning horses. winning Jockey's silks BLACK The Jockeys LIKtle and LARGE AVERAGE WEIGHT of a Jockey Heaviest Jockey YOUNGEST 68KG JOCKEY to win was just 12 55.2KG Peter St Albans in 1876 The Purse (Imagine this in your Savings Account) PLUS a trophy worth FIRST in PRIZE 1861 was a Gold watch IN 2001, THE PRIZE ROSE TO $6.16 125H mill and less than £1500 THE FIRST RACE WITH A PRIZE OVer $1m WAS IN 1985, WON BY “WHAT A NUISANCE". Ladies FIRST FEMALE JOCKEY ALMOST Maree Lynden 55,000 in 1987 on Argonaut Style HATS AND FASCINATORS WERE BOUGHT FOR THE 2011 CUP Fashion on the Field started in 1962 sparking many a'hat off between the fillies. RaboDirect RobeDirect ond related deposit products are issued by Rabobank Austraia Limited ABN SO 001 621 120, AFSL 234700 Read the terms and conditions before making investment decisions. Rabobank The straight talking online bank

Melbourne Cup Infographic

shared by RaboDirect on Nov 08
Infographic showing historic stats on Australia's Melbourne Cup horse race at Flemington.


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