Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Poms finally strike in Melbourne Cup - with the trifecta!

Magic Circle is among the favorites for the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6 Magic Circle is among the favorites for the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 6
Freda Brock | 06 November, 2018, 21:55

Regal Monarch, trained by Chris Waller, was euthanised after falling in race four past year, while British stayer Red Cadeaux was put down two weeks after falling and breaking a leg in the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

The Chairmen and Directors of the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) later extended their sympathies, with Flemington Racecourse tweeting their condolences, "To the Williams family and the connections of The CliffsofMoher, which was euthanised after he went amiss in the Melbourne Cup".

"I was back in the ruck and they weren't going much pace, the horse was keen for the first four furlongs, it wasn't until the 1400m that they started going some pace", he said.

Wagering services run by Sportsbet, Ladbrokes and online betting exchange Betfair all went down, with punters temporarily unable to place bets on their smartphone apps or computers. The horse was euthanised after the race at Flemington.

In a statement, RSPCA Australia spokesperson Jane Speechley said: "Our thoughts are with animal lovers across the country who have been affected by this loss, and confronted by the very real risks posed by racing to the horses involved".

Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai, promoted him in 2013 when trainer Mahmood al Zarooni was given an eight-year ban after a doping scandal. He's the one who's encouraged us to take the chances in what we do internationally.

Report Suggests Diablo 4 Announcement Was Removed from BlizzCon 2018
The publisher also confirmed that multiple teams are working on Diablo projects, and they will be announced at the right time. But for reasons unknown, the plan changed a couple of weeks prior to BlizzCon, and the Diablo 4 reveal was scrapped.

"Kerrin, I'm just delighted, that was some ride".

"You've got to have the luck but Kerrin has the brain and astute mentality to find those gaps".

Yucatan was among the favourites for the Ballydoyle team but he finished 11th, with pre-race rain resulting in a less than ideal surface for him.

Sir Charles Road trainer by New Zealander Lance O'Sullivan was seventh, New Zealand bred Zacada was 13th and Who Shot Thebarman was 17th.

The CliffsofMoher had won $1.7 million dollars for his owners.Today, he broke his shoulder during the 2018 #MelbourneCup & died on track behind the notorious "green screen of death".Animals & #gambling money are a TOXIC mix.Another attractive horse dead.

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