The “150th Melbourne cup” is over and the results are out. The horse to win the Melbourne cup 2010race is “Americain”
Race results Melbourne cup - “Winner 2010 Melbourne cup”
3. So you think
“So you think” which was a favorite and odds hovered around $3.00 just before the race failed to impress and left many a punter tearing their tickets in agony. Americain was the first French horse to win a Group race in Australia a few weeks ago – and now has topped the 2010 Melbourne Cup results to become the first French horse to win the Melbourne Cup
Melbourne cup Race Video 2010 – Video (you tube)
Americain set the track on fire and did a blazing run in the last 500 m to leave behind the rest of the pack and emerge the winner. Americain has got australian owners but got a french trainer and jockey. .
More results Melbourne cup – Australia (continued)
5. Harris Tweed
9. Illustrious Blue
10. Mr Medici
In other unfortunate news ( other than so you think coming third ) the Commonwealth Bank decided to further add to the pain by raising rates by 45 basis points – almost double the quarter-percentage point rise announced by the Reserve Bank today. The “Reserve bank of Australia” raised interest rates to 4.75 per cent.