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Note: The race is 11/01/11 at 3:00pm local time. This translates to 10/31/11 in the US at 11:00pm ET.

2013 Melbourne Cup
In the 153rd Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, favorite Fiorente and jockey Damien Oliver got up in the stretch to win by a nose over Red Cadeaux with Mount Athos third, making Gai Waterhouse the first female trainer to win the race. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2013 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs
In the 153rd Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, favorite Fiorente and jockey Damien Oliver got up in the stretch to win by a nose over Red Cadeaux with Mount Athos third, making Gai Waterhouse the first female trainer to win the race. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2012 Melbourne Cup
In the 152nd Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, Green Moon and jockey Brett Prebble got up in the stretch to win by a length over Fiorente with Jakkalberry third. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2012 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs
In the 152nd Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, Green Moon and jockey Brett Prebble got up in the stretch to win by a length over Fiorente with Jakkalberry third. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2011 Melbourne Cup
In the 151st Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, Dunaden and jockey Christophe Lemaire just held on by a nose to win over Red Cadeaux with Lucas Cranach 1 1/2 lengths back in third. Get the result, charts, and photos here.

2011 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs
In the 151st Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, French invader Dunaden and jockey Christophe Lemaire just held on by a nose over Red Cadeaux with Lucas Cranach third. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2011 Melbourne Cup
The $5 million (Australian) Emirates Melbourne Cup (G1) on the first Tuesday in November is the world's most famous 2 mile race, and is known as the "Race That Stops a Nation." Here is an overview of the history of the race and the entries for the 2011 running.

2010 Melbourne Cup
In the 150th Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, French invader Americain and jockey Gerald Mosse closed late to win by 2 3/4 lengths over Maluckyday and favorite So You Think. Get the result, charts, and photos here.

2010 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs
In the 150th Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse, French invader Americain and jockey Gerald Mosse closed late to win by 2 3/4 lengths over Maluckyday and favorite So You Think. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2009 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs
Shocking held off Crime Scene to win the 2009 Melbourne Cup by a half length at Flemington Racecourse in Australia. Mourilyan was third and favorite Viewed finished 7th. Get the results and US pay-offs here.

2009 Melbourne Cup
Shocking held off Crime Scene to win the 2009 Melbourne Cup by a half length at Flemington Racecourse in Australia. Mourilyan was third and favorite Viewed finished 7th. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

2009 Melbourne Cup
The $5 million (Australian) Emirates Melbourne Cup (G1) on the first Tuesday in November is the world's most famous 2 mile race, and is known as the "Race That Stops a Nation." Here is an overview of the history of the race. Entries for the 2009 running on will be out on Saturday November 1st.

Melbourne Cup official site
Everything you could want to know about the race from who is running to history.

Past Melbourne Cup Winners
With jockey, trainer, owner, and winning time for each year. Many of the horses also link to profiles as well.

2008 Melbourne Cup
Longshot Viewed got the lead in the stretch and held off the late close of Bauer to win the 2008 Melbourne Cup. It was a record 12th Melbourne Cup win for his trainer Bart Cummings, who won his first in 1965. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

2008 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs
Because the pools are not linked, the pay-offs in the US can be very different from the ones in Austalia. This year, Viewed was an even bigger longshot in the US and payed HUGE. Get the US pay-offs and a link to the Austalian pay-offs here.

2007 Melbourne Cup Results and Photos
Longshot Efficient rallied down the center of the course from far back to win the 2007 Melbourne Cup over Purple Moon and Mahler. He became the first Victoria Derby winner in 50 years to also win the Cup and was the third Melbourne Cup winner for owner Lloyd Williams. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

2007 Melbourne Cup Entries and Overview
An overview of the history and importance of the Melbourne Cup and a look at the entries for the 2007 running.

2003 Melbourne Cup
Makybe Diva with Glen Boss up wins.

Makybe Diva wins her third Melbourne Cup
The 7-year-old mare won the 2 mile race against the boys for the third consecutive year in 2005, something no other horse has ever done before.

Media Centre
Latest news releases, photo gallery, facts/trivia, background, etc.

Melbourne Cup History
A look at the history of Australia's biggest race of the year, first run in 1861.

Melbourne Cup Facts and Stats
Interesting trivia about the Melbourne Cup.

History of the Trophy
A look back at the various trophies used over the years at the Melbourne Cup up to the current three-handled one.

Australian Racing
Lots of info including free program pages with past performances when available, handicapping contest, trivia, analysis of contenders, and where to wager in the US. Photos and possibly video after the race is over. Aimed at the US simulcast market.

The Age
Excellent daily news source plus lots of special info for the Spring Carnival.

Fact, Fiction, and Fables about the Cup
A fun book that will give you a better chance of picking the winner; and enthrall, regale and entertain you with some wonderful stories about our legendary Melbourne Cup.

How To Pick The Winner Of The 2009 Emirates Melbourne Cup
By Max Hitchins, author of "Fact, Fiction, and Fables about the Cup" is an e-book which claims to give you the best chance of picking the winner in this tough race.

Flemington Racecourse
Host track of the Melbourne Cup. Includes tons of info about the track and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Here comes the Melbourne Cup
A nice overview from Larry Rivera the About.com guide to Australia for Visitors.

Melbourne Cup Carnival
A ton of information about the carnival including accomodations, transportation, maps, and more.

News.com.au
Turf section of this excellent Australian news source is up to date and comprehensive.

News Index
Search all the online news sources for Melbourne Cup articles. Nice fast service which turns up some interesting articles.

Practical Punting
Late breaking Australian racing news.

The Race That Stops a Nation
An interesting article about the Melbourne Cup from Highflyer International.

Race that stops a nation
Another nice look at the history of the Melbourne Cup from the State Library of New South Wales.

Racing Victoria
Official website for racing in Victoria which includes the Melbourne Cup and the Spring Carnival. Lots of good info here.

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