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Melbourne Cup Facts And Statistics

Some facts and figures on the history of the Melbourne Cup, including the most successful trainers and jockeys.

Who won the 2015 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...
Michelle Payne

Can a female jockey win the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

You would have to be ignorant to all things racing to not know that Michelle Payne became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne...
Punt Drunk horse racing news & views

Punt Drunk: Crowds back at Flemington for Christmas races

The Punt Drunk team take a look at some of the top stories in racing this week, including Michelle Payne's decision to part ways with...
Surprise Baby

Second Cup win for breeder would be nice surprise

Rich Hill Stud’s John Thompson knows what it takes to breed a Melbourne Cup winner. In 2015, the Walton nursery, near Matamata, was represented by...
Michelle Payne

Payne duo set to go after Cranbourne trial

Michelle and Stevie Payne are set to hit the race track again with a two-year-old gelding named Stevie who has had a barrier trial at...
Michelle Payne

Famous silks to be auctioned for NJT

The National Jockeys' Trust will be the beneficiary of an auction of the colours of Prince of Penzance and Hugh Bowman's Winx breeches.
Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne fined $1k over Twitter post

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne has been hit with a $1000 fine for a comment made on social media.
Michelle Payne

Payne to enjoy rare role for Sydney return

History-maker Michelle Payne will record another first when she has her debut NSW runner as a jockey and trainer.

Racing NSW to allow dual licences

Racing NSW has approved dual jockey/trainer licences after considering submissions led by Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne.

Payne-led battle sees dual-licences introduced by racing NSW

RACING NSW boss Peter V’Landys has credited Michelle Payne for the state’s decision to allow trainers and jockeys to hold dual licences. Holding a dual...

Paynes nearly get their Oaks fairytale

They had to settle for third but even that was a thrill for jockey Michelle Payne and her trainer father.
Australian jockey Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne fined $300 over track tweet

Michelle Payne has been fined $300 by Racing Victoria stewards for misconduct relating to a Twitter post.

Michelle Payne trains first city winner

Michelle Payne has trained her first metropolitan winner, riding Sweet Rockette to victory at Moonee Valley.
Australian jockey Michelle Payne

Michelle Payne fined for comments re track

Michelle Payne has been fined for comments about the Sandown track she made on social media.
Caulfield in Melbourne, Victoria

Memsie Stakes to kick off spring carnival

The Memsie Stakes meeting at Caulfield, featuring the first Group One race of the season, signals the start of the spring racing carnival in Victoria.
Michelle Payne

Will Michelle Payne become a star of the small screen?

BY now we’re all aware of who Michelle Payne is after the leading female jockey won the 2015 Melbourne Cup aboard outsider Prince of Penzance....

Payne links up with Precedence for farewell race

MELBOURNE Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne will ride Precedence for the first and last time this Saturday in the $150,000 Sandown Cup. The James Cummings-trained...