|Rotary Club of
District 9800, Victoria, Australia
|The Rotary Club of Flemington is
proud of its association with
Flemington Racecource and The
Racing Club. Several
members and past-members have been
associated with the VRC and the horse racing industry. The spring
carnival in October-November each year attracts huge crowds over the
four-day carnival which includes Victoria Derby Day, Melbourne Cup Day,
Oaks Day and Emirates Stakes Day.
Racecourse on Melbourne Cup day.
|Second in 2012, Fiorente, ridden by Damien Oliver wins the 2013 Melbourne Cup. This was Gai Waterhouse's first win in this race after trying for 20 years. Red Cardeax was second again (as in 2011) and Mount Athos third.|
The Lloyd Williams-trained Green Moon easily beats imported horse, Fiorente to win the 2012 Melbourne Cup. This was Williams' forth Melbourne Cup and first for HK-based jockey, Brett Prebble. Jakkalberry, another foreigner, ran third.
Dunaden (inside) narrowly beats UK horse, Red Cardeax to win the 2011 Melbourne Cup. The second consecutive year a French-trained, horse has won. German horse, Lucas Cranich was third with last year's winner Americain fourth.
|USA-bred, French-trained, Australian-owned Americain wins the 2010 Melbourne Cup, MaluckayDay second and So You Think third.|
|Mark Kavanagh-trained Shocking, ridden by Corey Brown beats foriegn-owned stayer, Crime Scene to win the 2009 Melbourne Cup|
|Melbourne-trained Viewed (inside) trained by legendary
Cups trainer, Bart Cummings
narrowly beats Luca Cumani-trained Bauer to win the
2008 Melbourne Cup. This was Bart's 12th Melbourne Cup winner.
|2006 VRC Derby winner Efficient wins the 2007 Melbourne Cup,beating UK stayer Purple Moon.|
|Japanese runner Delta Blues wins the 2006 Melbourne Cup. Second is stablemate, Pop Rock.|
|Makybe Diva wins the 2005 Melbourne Cup for the third consecutive year, a feat never achieved previously.|