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Gala Supreme was an Australian thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1973 Melbourne Cup.

Bart Cummings 'Light Fingers' edges out 'Ziema' winning the 1965 Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is beginning his new life on Australian soil after making history at Flemington. 5 November 2014.

Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is beginning his new life on Australian soil after making history at Flemington.

James Bartholomew 'Bart' Cummings, AM is one of the most successful Australian racehorse trainers. He is known as the Cups King, referring to the Melbourne Cup, as he has won the 'race that stops a nation' a record 12 times

LEGENDARY racehorse trainer Bart Cummings has died at the age of 87 surrounded by family at his homestead in north-western Sydney.

Kensei was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse, who won the 1987 Melbourne Cup.

Kensei was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse, who won the 1987 Melbourne Cup.

Champion Australian middle-distance horse, SO YOU THINK (NZ) Dk b/br h 2006, High Chaparral (Ire) - Triassic. Back to back winner of the G1 W.S.Cox Plate in 2009 and 2010 among more than 12 other wins and Australian Horse of the Year in 2010. In May 2011, he opened his international career, winning the G3 Mooresbridge Stakes at The Curragh by 12 lengths. Wins in the G1 Tattersall Gold Cup and Eclipse Stakes followed. He is due to be retired at the end of this northern season.

So You Think he’s the next champion of Australian racing?

Kingston Town - Great Australian Thoroughbred

Kingston Town - won 30 races from 41 starts, retired with a total of million in prize money in

Saintly (foaled 1992) was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who was named Australia's champion racehorse in 1997.

'Saintly' (foaled was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who was named Australia's champion racehorse in Saintly won the 1996 Melbourne Cup for Bart Cummings.

A Tribute to Phar Lap in those days some old time trainers used to put a touch of arsenic in their feeds to help there horses perform better, and in the end that is what he died of.

A Tribute to Phar Lap in those days some old time trainers used to put a touch of arsenic in their feeds to help there horses perform better, and in the end that is what he died of.

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