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MELBOURNE CUP, 1914

♦ KINGSBURGH, AN OUTSIDER, WIN'S IN RECORD TIME. The Melbourne Cup, Australia's mostimportant event of the year, was run yesterday. It fell to Kingsburgh (an outsider), who belongs to the owner of Woorak, but the public did not show much enthusiasm over the result, inasmuch as tho bookmakers won heavily by the outsider's success. The time registered (3min 26sec) is l£sec under Piastre's record of 1912, and is only a second outside the Australasian record of 3min 25sec credited to Bridge in the New Zealand Cup of 1910. St. Carwyne and Ulva's Isle, who were expected to figure prominently at the finish, occupied fourth and fifth places. Of the two New Zealanders engaged, Moonhria took third money, but Sir Solo faded out of the contest at the business end. Details of the race : MELBOURNE CUP, of B,ooosovs and a trophy value 150sovsj second 1,600 sovs, and third 800sovs out of the etake. 2m. "K. >S. M'LeodV' oh hj Kingsburgh ! by Wallace—Alexandria, 4yrs, 6.12 (Nuddicks) 1 J. S. Agnew's b g Sir Alwynton by St. Alwyne—Miss Symington, syrs, 8.5 (Good) 2 E. J. Watt's b hj Moonbna by Merriwee—<La Notto, syrs, 7.3 (W. Callinan) ° i Also started : Cagou 9.6, Lily veil 9.3, Uncle Sam (101b pen.) 9.3, Rathlea (101b pen.) 8.13, Posinatus 8.8, St. Spasa 7.9, 'Sir Solo 8.3, Ulva's Isle 8.3, Eltham 8.2, Warsail 7.9, Sylvanmore 7.13, Eubulus 7.10, Owen Roc 7.8, Indiscretion (101b pen.) 7.5, Juan Fernandez 7.3, Gladwyn (71b pen.) 7.2, St. Carwyne 7.1, Carlita 7.1, Calomu* 7.1, Giru (51b pen.) 6.12, Maxberg 6.12, Hush Money 6.11, Burrabadeen 6.9, AJlingamite 6.9, Defence 6.7, Mirabelite 6.7, Aristaeus 6.7. Passing the stand Cagou was in the lead from Posinatus, Giru, Indiscretion, Sir Solo, Carlita, Eubulus, Sir Alwynton, Kingsburgh Burabadeen, Eltham, Gladwyn, Defence, with Ulva's Isle last. Posinatus ran up to the leader, Giru and Sir Solo also closing up. At the bridge Cagou ran second to Posinatus, with Indiscretion, Carlita, Sir Solo, and Kingsburgh in that order, and Rathlea last. Kingsburgh led round the turn from Sir Alwynton, Uncle Sam, Giru, Posinatus, Carlita, and Moonibria. Kingsburgh maintained his lead, though challenged by Sir Alwynton, and won by a neck, one length and a-half between second and third horses. St. Carwyne was fourth, Ulva's Isle fifth, Uncle Sam sixth, and Rathlea last. Time, 3min 26sec.

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MELBOURNE CUP, 1914, Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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MELBOURNE CUP, 1914 Issue 15641, 4 November 1914

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