Source Pravda.Ru

Makybe Diva wins Melbourne Cup

Makybe Diva, a seven-year-old English-born mare, become the first horse to win Australia's richest and most famous race three times in a row, scoring a stirring victory in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

Carrying 58 kilograms (127.6 pounds) Makybe Diva, owned by South Australian tuna fisherman Tony Santic, was the favorite in the 5.1 million Australian dollar (US$3.8 million, euro3.2 million) race over 3,200 meters.

Makybe Diva was ridden by Glen Boss, who was aboard the mare on both previous Cup wins and also rode her to victory 10 days ago in the Cox Plate, a major pre-Melbourne Cup race.

On A Jeune was second and XCellent third, AP reports.

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