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Australian Horse Racing

Australian stars in horse racing in the Menzies Era included:

Melbourne Cup winners in the Menzies Era

The Melbourne Cup, the most important race in Australia, is held on the first Tuesday of November at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, over two miles (now 3,200m).

"Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to the whole nation. The Cup astonishes me." Mark Twain

The winners during the Menzies Era were:

Horse Racing Memorabilia now available (at eBay):

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