But the sport – despite its lucrative and profile-building nature – will never be Kah’s obsession. “When it gets a bit quieter at the end of the year, I’ll probably get a few more.”. Kah and her partner Clayton Douglas, a fellow jockey and trainer, have a property on the Mornington Peninsula, where Kah retrains retired racehorses. Gamble responsibly. Relive the action from the 1982 Melbourne Cup as Kingston Town & Gurner's Lane fight it out for the victory. Top-Rated Seller! Aktau (Michael Moroney) – Daniel Moor, 51kg Melbourne Cup winner Arwon has died aged 33, humanely put down on Hanlon's Leopold property, near Geelong, on Friday. You are the light of the world... 1981 Melbourne Cup horse race postmark on set of 4 animal covers Munro stamp. Australian punters haven’t forgiven him for that ride. He could secure a ride on a European raider, as has been his tradition in past cups. Jamie Kah has come a long way since her mum barred her from riding fast horses in her early teens. Jamie is on a roll, and everything she sits on she thinks she's going to win.". Prize money: $310,000. Must surely feature, though the Santa Anita Breeders Cup on the preceding Sunday might be a tight travel schedule to get to Melbourne on time. Santiago (Aidan O'Brien) – John Allen, 53.5kg I started riding trackwork and fell in love with it. Location: Bentleigh, VIC, The three most important elements of the race are: the barrier draw, keeping your horse out of trouble during the running, and knowing when … Leave before you lose it. For other Australian souvenir covers, click on the red door at top of page to enter our Ebay store. Rode him last year into second place, and looks a good chance. The 2020 Melbourne Cup at one point looked as if it might be a race for Australian entrants only with the issues around COVID but thankfully the race has managed to instead flourish, attracting arguably the best field we have seen for decades. Most jockeys will operate to instruction from the trainer, but sometimes instructions don’t quite go to plan. Lloyd Williams and Danny O'Brien have lost one of their Melbourne Cup contenders with the race-morning scratching of King Of Leogrance from the big race. The former Irishman and jumps jockey had a crazy successful spring last year, culminating in a VRC Derby win on Extra Brut. Hanlon, who also won Melbourne Cups with Piping Lane (1972) and Black Knight (1984), said Arwon was "a very good racehorse who was tough, honest and good to handle". "The more I think about stall one the happier I am," Fellowes added, on Australian radio station RSN. The former Kiwi hoop is likely to secure a ride attached to the Chris Waller stable. Rode Fiorente into second in Green Moon’s 2012 Cup, and third on Hartnell in Almandin’s 2016 Cup. The HKJC has changed the rules somewhat for their jockeys to compete in races outside of the territory, and even the Melbourne Cup might not be on the list. "He couldn't have been a better mate," said Hanlon, who had looked after Arwon for the past 15 years. Condition: Used, Condition: All 4 in very fine condition, Authenticity: Original, Original/Reproduction: Original, Memorabilia Type: souvenir envelope, Brand: australia post, Product Type: cover, Era: 1980s, Autographed: Unsigned "The last two years, our 'Derby' has been the race before the Melbourne Cup - to get into it.