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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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Australian Racing Chronicle. VOL X Feb to July 31st 1900

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Horse Racing 1986 Australian Guineas True Version/Blamey/Lightning Stks EXC

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1953. APRIL TURF MONTHLY MAGAZINE. VOL 1. NO 9. (NEW SERIES)

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The Australian Bloodhorse Douglas M. Barrie Hc. 1956

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