1904 Melbourne Cup

The 1904 Melbourne Cup was a two mile Group One handicap horse race which took place on Tuesday, 1 November 1904.[1][2]

1904 Melbourne Cup
Melbourne Cup
LocationFlemington Racecourse
Date1 Nov 1896
Distance2 miles
Winning horseAcrasia
Winning time3:28.25
Final odds10/1
JockeyTom Clayton
TrainerA. E. Wills
OwnerHumphrey Oxenham
SurfaceTurf
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Franklyn Barrett filmed the Melbourne Cup.[3] This was the first time the Melbourne Cup had been filmed from start to finish.[4]

The placegetters were:[2]

Place Name Jockey
1 Acrasia Tom Clayton
2 Lord Cardigan J. Barden
3 Blinker R. Brennan

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Melbourne Cup". The Advertiser. XLVII (14, 366). South Australia. 2 November 1904. p. 10. Retrieved 9 February 2021 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ a b "1901 to 1910 Melbourne Cup Winners". races com au. Retrieved 23 October 2020.
  3. ^ "A Maker of Films". The Barrier Miner. Broken Hill, NSW: National Library of Australia. 20 March 1908. p. 3. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  4. ^ Rutledge, Martha (1979). "Barrett, Walter Franklyn". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Volume 7: Australian National University. Retrieved 9 February 2021.CS1 maint: location (link)

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