What horse did Michelle Payne ride in the Melbourne Cup?

What horse did Michelle Payne ride in the Melbourne Cup?

Prince of Penzance
Payne won the Melbourne Cup on 3 November 2015, riding Prince of Penzance, a six-year-old gelding with which she had a long-term association. The training strategy used in the lead-up to the race included a focus on galloping, and a consistent horse-jockey relationship.

How much did Michelle Payne get paid?

The total prize money for the race was A$6.2 million, the same as the previous year. The winner was Prince of Penzance, ridden by Michelle Payne, who became the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup….Field.

Horse Prince of Penzance
Trainer(s) Darren Weir
Jockey Michelle Payne
Weight 53 kg
Barrier 1

Has Chris Waller won a Melbourne Cup?

Waller therefore watched his first ever Melbourne Cup triumph from the lounge room of his Sydney home alongside his family. But Waller has now cemented his place in racing folklore with a Melbourne Cup victory to go with his 130 Group 1 triumphs.

Who won the Melbourne Cup?

November 3rd, 2020 4:39 pm The 2020 Melbourne Cup is the most unpredecented running of the race that stops a nation in history. And the winner is Twilight Payment ahead of Tiger Moth and Prince of Arran. Click HERE the full finishing order, and HERE for the details on all the top dividends.

When is the Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup is held on the first Tuesday in November and is one of the most famous horse races in the world. The day is celebrated with a public holiday for the state of Victoria.

Where is the Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup race is a part of the Melbourne Cup day, traditionally being held every first Tuesday in November. This year, the event will be held on 2nd November, and the race itself will start at 3 pm local time. It will be held on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne.

What is Melbourne Cup field?

In horse racing terms, the field is simply the line-up of horses that take part in any given race. Each year, the announcement of the Melbourne Cup field is one of the most eagerly anticipated moments in racing. Traditionally, the final Melbourne Cup field is made public on the Saturday evening before the race.