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Australian Cup

For the defunct association football competition, see Australian Cup (football).

The Australian Cup is a Group 1 Weight for Age race for Thoroughbred racehorses run over 2000 metres, at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in March. Total prizemoney for the race is AUD$1,005,000.

Makybe Diva won this race in 2005 in the Australian record time of 1:58:73, which beat Northerly's previous record.

Race history

  • From 1863 to 1942 run over 18 furlongs (approx 3600m).
  • From 1943 to 1962 run over 17 furlongs 110 yards (approx 3500m).
  • 1963 was run over 2 miles (approx 3200m).
  • 1964 onwards over 10 furlongs / 2000m.
  • From 1982 to 1986 was run as a Handicap.

The winners

*2010 - Zipping [1]
  • 2009 - Niconero [2]
  • 2007 - Pompeii Ruler [4]
  • 2002 - Old Comrade
  • 2000 - Intergaze
  • 1999 - Istidaad
  • 1998 - Dane Ripper
  • 1995 - Starstruck
  • 1994 - Durbridge
  • 1988 - Dandy Andy
  • 1986 - Playful Princess
  • 1985 - Noble Peer
  • 1984 - Admiral Lincoln
  • 1983 - Spectrum
  • 1982 - Kip
  • 1980 - Ming Dynasty
  • 1978 - Ming Dynasty
  • 1977 - Ngawyni
  • 1976 - Lord Dudley
  • 1974 - Bush Win
  • 1973 - Gladman
  • 1972 - Jan's Beau
  • 1971 - Gay Icarus
  • 1970 - Crewman
  • 1969 - Yootha
  • 1968 - Cyron
  • 1967 - Arctic Coast
  • 1965 - Craftsman
  • 1964 - Craftsman
  • 1963 - Grand Print
  • 1962 - Welkin Prince
  • 1961 - Welkin Prince
  • 1960 - Dream King
  • 1959 - Illoura
  • 1958 - Gaybao
  • 1957 - Dream Son
  • 1956 - Miss High Caste
  • 1955 - Pushover
  • 1954 - Hellion
  • 1953 - Sunish
  • 1952 - Arbroath
  • 1951 - Murray Glen
  • 1950 - Bold Belle
  • 1949 - Bold John
  • 1948 - New Cashmere
  • 1947 - Bannerette
  • 1946 - Sydney James
  • 1945 - Knockarlow
  • 1944 - Spectre
  • 1943 - Similar
  • 1942 - Taramoa
  • 1941 - Wise Counsel
  • 1940 - Saul
  • 1939 - Indignity
  • 1938 - Pageant
  • 1937 - Marauder
  • 1936 - Mutable
  • 1935 - Amalia
  • 1934 - Sylvandale
  • 1933 - Heroic Prince
  • 1932 - Topical
  • 1931 - Madstar
  • 1930 - Carry On
  • 1929 - Nadean
  • 1928 - Some Quality
  • 1927 - Sea Money
  • 1926 - Spearfelt
  • 1925 - Pilliewinkie
  • 1924 - Answer
  • 1923 - Accarak
  • 1922 - Prince Cox
  • 1921 - Harvest King
  • 1920 - The Rover
  • 1919 - Macadam
  • 1918 - New Tipperary
  • 1917 - Defence
  • 1916 - Harriet Graham
  • 1915 - Cherubini
  • 1914 - Lempriere
  • 1913 - Wallalo
  • 1912 - Almissa
  • 1911 - Saxonite
  • 1910 - Prizefighter
  • 1909 - The Parisian
  • 1908 - Orline
  • 1907 - Pendil
  • 1906 - Peru
  • 1905 - Realm
  • 1904 - Tartan
  • 1903 - Lord Ullin's Daughter
  • 1902 - Marmont
  • 1901 - Great Scot
  • 1900 - Blue Metal
  • 1899 - Dreamland
  • 1898 - La Carabine
  • 1897 - Bobadil
  • 1896 - Ayrshire
  • 1895 - Coil
  • 1894 - Idolator
  • 1893 - Havoc
  • 1892 - Broken Hill
  • 1891 - Portsea
  • 1890 - Highborn
  • 1889 - Vengeance
  • 1888 - Dreadnought
  • 1887 - Lochiel
  • 1886 - Carlyon
  • 1885 - Trident
  • 1883 - Ringwood
  • 1882 - Morpeth
  • 1881 - Navigator
  • 1880 - Pollio
  • 1879 - Firstwater
  • 1878 - Columbus
  • 1877 - Savanaka
  • 1876 - First King
  • 1875 - Sybil
  • 1874 - Richmond
  • 1873 - Lurline
  • 1872 - Protos
  • 1871 - Warrior
  • 1870 - Saladin
  • 1869 - Nimblefoot
  • 1868 - Norma
  • 1867 - Gasworks
  • 1866 - Shenandoah
  • 1865 - Tim Whiffler
  • 1864 - Woodman
  • 1863 - Woodman
  • 1862 - Nathalie
  • 1861 - Barwon

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