The 1992 Melbourne Cup winner Subzero, who went on to become one of Australian racing's best-known ambassadors, has died.
Two months after his great mate and carer Graham Salisbury passed away, Melbourne Cup winner Subzero has died at the age of 32.
After breaking his maiden status at Geelong, Saltpeter has come back in distance to claim the Vale Graham Salisbury Handicap at Caulfield.
The health of Melbourne Cup winner Subzero is improving with the rising 31-year-old a chance to return home soon to his Heathcote paddock.
Subzero, winner of the 1992 Melbourne Cup, has made some improvement over the weekend as he battles illness at Bendigo Equine Hospital.
Subzero has been transferred to the Bendigo Equine Hospital as he battles a kidney problem after overcoming a bout of colic.
Respected horseman Graham Salisbury, is well known for his community work with Melbourne Cup winner Subzero, is ill in a Victorian country hospital.