Racing

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A couple weeks ago all the sporting talk in Australia was about the NRL, the details of that one can be found on last week’s post called The Greatest NRL Grand Final of All Time. Last weekend another top Australian sporting event took place, the Bathurst 1000. Bathurst is a regional town in New South [...]

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It’s been a long time since Interesting Fact About Australia #4, almost 6 years to be precise. It would be easy to assume I’d completely forgotten all about this series. But as I explained to SenpaiinOz, who commented on that very post and wanted to know where the fifth instalment was, these things do take [...]

The Melbourne Cup The Melbourne Cup has run each year on the first Tuesday in November since 1861. It’s a handicapped race run over 3200m, which is 2 miles, (the original distance back in the early days), give or take a couple of yards. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious 2 mile [...]