When Carbine Won the Cup

DESCRIPTION: "The race was run, the Cup was won, The great event was o'er. The grandest horse e'er trod a course Had led them home once more." A description of how Carbine and his rider Ramage (?) won the Melbourne Cup
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: horse racing
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Meredith/Anderson, pp. 212-213, "When Carbine Won the Cup" (1 text)
NOTES [41 words]: According to the Encyclopedia of Australia, the Melbourne Cup was first run in 1861; it is run on the first Tuesday in November. Carbine, who won it in 1890, is noteworthy for having carried the most weight ("10 st. 5 lb.") of any winner. - RBW
File: MA212

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