On a day that saw more than 50mm of rain fall at Flemington, a crowd of 83,471 witnessed Godolphin and Great Britain claim their first Lexus Melbourne Cup win, and jockey Kerrin McEvoy his third victory in the $7.3 million race at Flemington.

Godolphin breaks through for first Lexus Melbourne Cup win


On a day that saw more than 50mm of rain fall at Flemington, a crowd of 83,471 witnessed Godolphin and Great Britain claim their first Lexus Melbourne Cup win, and jockey Kerrin McEvoy his third victory in the $7.3 million race at Flemington.

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  • High Chaparral Legacy Lives On

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  • 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup

    Rekindlings Wins the 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup

  • Youth wins the day in Emirates Melbourne Cup

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