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Melbourne Cup Trophy 2012 Tour Begins

Melbourne Cup Trophy 2012 Tour Begins

It is the ‘race that stops a nation’ and now the trophy that visits a nation will begin its national tour with the 2012 Melbourne Cup trophy to stop in at 26 individual destinations ahead of the Melbourne Cup Carnival this spring. Celebrating its 10th anniversary the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour has officially been announced…

The Melbourne Cup Commences its Nation Wide Tour

The Melbourne Cup Commences its Nation Wide Tour

The 2011 Melbourne Cup Trophy has begun its annual pilgrimage around Australia and New Zealand, with Darwin the first capital city in Australia to get a glimpse of the cup. In anticipation of ‘the race that stops the nation’ every year the Victorian Racing Club (VRC) sends the Melbourne Cup trophy around Australasia so the…

2011 Melbourne Cup ‘Loving’ Trophy Unveiled

2011 Melbourne Cup ‘Loving’ Trophy Unveiled

The most lavish and lucrative Melbourne Cup trophy in the 151-year history of the world’s richest handicap was on Wednesday unveiled in a special presentation in Melbourne as the countdown to the ‘race that stops a nation’ begins. For over a century and a half, the best thoroughbred stayers have been bought to Victoria to…

Melbourne Cup Trophy Unveiled

Melbourne Cup Trophy Unveiled

Today the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) unveiled the 2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy at its’ Flemington Family Fun Day. Three-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey Glen Boss had the honours of revealing this year’s Melbourne Cup trophy at a prestigious ceremony held as part of ongoing Heritage Week activities at the home of the Melbourne Cup,…

Melbourne Cup Prize Money

Melbourne Cup Prize Money

Every year the biggest event offering the most prize money on the Australian Horse Racing Calendar runs as Race 7 at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November when the time-honoured Melbourne Cup takes place, and the 2010 Melbourne Cup is the most anticipated running of the race in history. Not only is it the…

2010 Melbourne Cup Day Schedule, Prizemoney & Form

2010 Melbourne Cup Day Schedule, Prizemoney & Form

The 2010 Melbourne Cup Day schedule has been announced by the VRC for the historic 150th running of the event this November, with the prizemoney, start time, date and race order all decided and published. This year the Emirates Melbourne Cup will run on Tuesday November 2 at Victoria’s esteemed Flemington Racecourse. As the scheduled…

2009 Melbourne Cup Trophy “Loving Cup”

2009 Melbourne Cup Trophy “Loving Cup”

This year will be the 149th running of Australia’s favourite race, the $5.65million Emirates Melbourne Cup, and once again connections of the winning horse will be presented with the coveted “Loving Cup” trophy. The prestige, design and value of the Melbourne Cup trophy has come a long way since the inaugural winner, Archer in 1861,…