Nyngan’s racegoers celebrated the Melbourne Cup by gathering at the RSL Club on Tuesday.
Crowds turned to face the television to see Cross Counter end his two decades of Melbourne Cup frustration, winning Australia’s greatest horse race.
On a rain-affected track and ridden by Kerrin McEvoy for trainer Charlie Appleby, Cross Counter defeated Marmelo and A Prince Of Arran in an all-northern hemisphere finish.
One of the most influential racing operations in the world, the Sheikh Mohammed-backed Godolphin stable has been trying to win the Melbourne Cup since 1998.
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