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7 November 2018 1:20 AM Melbourne Cup 2018: Godolphin lands its holy grail after 30 years

The trainer, Charlie Appleby, was quick to give credit to the inspiration behind Godolphin, the man who never gave up on winning the world-famous race. “Godolphin is not Charlie Appleby, Saeed Bin Suroor or James Cummings. Godolphin is His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and what he has built up,” Appleby said. “It is for a moment like this. It is all for him.” It had been 30 years 17

6 November 2018 9:40 AM $20 million McEvoy savours feeling money can't buy

The win took McEvoy’s prizemoney earnings past the $20m barrier for 2018. He won the $13m Everest four weeks ago on Redzel before adding the $7m Cup. McEvoy had his slice of luck on Tuesday. When The Cliffsofmoher broke down passing the post for the first time, McEvoy was directly in the line of fire and was lucky to miss him. Having avoided that, he feared 27

6 November 2018 6:28 AM Internationals dominate but tragedy shadows win

Cross Counter had to use some luck however to win the race however after narrowly avoiding The Cliffsofmoher when he broke down leaving the straight for the first time and knocked over the James Cummings-trained Avilius who eventually finished 22nd. A trifecta of English trained horses filled the placings with Cross Counter's trainer Charlie Appleby 28

6 November 2018 4:24 AM Cross Counter wins the 2018 Melbourne Cup

Second home was another English-trained galloper in Marmelo, ridden by Winx's regular rider Hugh Bowman, for trainer Hugh Morrison. Third place went to yet another English-trained horse in A Prince of Arran, from the Newmarket yard of young handler Charlie Fellowes. He was partnered by expatriat New Zealander Michael Walker, who has called Melbourne 25

5 November 2018 7:51 AM Gosden looks to finish golden year by breaking Melbourne Cup jinx

Trainer John Gosden has a remarkable year - winning the Ascot Gold Cup, the Arc De Triomphe and Breeders' Cup turf - but his greatest achievement could come at Flemington on Tuesday if Muntahaa can break the English jinx in the Melbourne Cup. Cracksman, Enable and Roaring Lion will fight out the horse of the year title in Europe, and all carried the Gosden 22

29 October 2018 5:57 AM 'We don't want to be chasing all year': Barbarouses

Melbourne Victory didn't win a game until round seven in 2017-18, before winning the A-League grand final later that season. They won six of their last seven games to storm into the finals in form but Kosta Barbarouses doesn't want history to repeat as Victory look to defend the title in the 2018-19 season. After two games in that title defence, Victory 22

22 October 2018 6:58 AM A-League crowds up, TV ratings struggle as Honda's attitude impresses

The majority of home sides in the A-League bettered their record crowds from last season in the opening round of the 2018-19 campaign in a boost for the FFA, however television audiences remained a concern across the board. Melbourne Victory, Wellington Phoenix and the Brisbane Roar all topped their best crowd figures for 2017-18 on the opening weekend 26

22 October 2018 6:57 AM 'It's my whole life at stake, not just one race'

"[But] I have to be careful. And I'll be honest and upfront because that's the type of bloke I am. I'll be so absolutely rapt to be standing in the birdcage alongside [Chris] Waller, [Darren] Weir, [Saeed bin] Suroor, Aiden O'Brien's outfit. It would be a huge, huge thrill to be there. "[But] I won't be coming if there's any doubt about it. I just can't 22

21 October 2018 6:08 AM Referee got Fornaroli foul call wrong, says A-League

O'Rourke, who spoke to Ams and the referee department after the game, said that it was within the rules for Ams to reverse his decision to award the foul during the VAR review. However Ams did not believe awarding the foul was the wrong decision until after the game, and therefore did not check whether there was sufficient contact on the VAR screen 19

21 October 2018 1:07 AM Centurions fire ahead of ACT Gridiron finals

The Centurions have secured second place with a lightning affected 32-6 win over the Barbarians on the eve of the ACT Gridiron finals. Quarterback Beau Kennett led from the front with a great performance to secure his team second place on the ladder ahead of a showdown with the Central Spears in the final round of the regular season. The game was interrupted 22