German horse wins Australia’s Melbourne Cup

Flemington Australia racetrackAlmandin Takes the Melbourne Cup

Sydney, Australia – German horse Almandin won the Melbourne Cup Tuesday, making Australian businessman Lloyd Williams the most successful owner in Cup history, with five wins.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy rode Almandin to victory, slipping past Heartbreak City in the final metres, to pick up the 3.6-million-Australian dollar (2.75 million dollars) winner’s cheque. Cup favourite Hartnell finished… [Read more…]