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The Cliffsofmoher euthanased on track after Melbourne Cup Six things to know about the 2018 Melbourne Cup race
Cassandra Gardner | 07 November, 2018, 08:33

The Melbourne Cup was again been marred by the death of a horse on Tuesday, this time the Irish-trained The Cliffsofmoher.

According to The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses, one horse dies on Australian racetracks every three days.

While several races were pushed back at the start of the day, the event was able to catch up towards the end of the day.

Speaking to media prior to the race, McEvoy revealed that he had promised his kids a swimming pool and his wife a house if he took out a third Melbourne Cup, and now he is set to stay true to his word.

Stier said the injury to The Cliffsofmoher was an unfortunate incident that happened infrequently, claiming Victoria has one of the best safety records in world racing.

Deaths continue to overshadow the Melbourne Cup and shine a spotlight on the negative side of horse racing.

There was a sad tale to the 2018 Melbourne Cup with the Aidan O'Brien-trained The Cliffsofmoher breaking down going past the winning post the first time.

Fan favourite Red Cadeaux, who finished second on three occasions, was pulled up in the final straight of the 2015 edition of the race and it was later confirmed he suffered a break in his left foreleg.

All Blacks Attend England Vs South Africa Game Unbeknownst To RFU
Farrell smashed into the South African fullback, dislodging the ball which was picked up by England and then punted out of play. South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus opted to go down the sarcasm route when asked for his opinion.


Since first trying to win the Melbourne Cup in 1988 with Colin Hayes and Authaal, Sheikh Mohammed has invested millions in chasing the Holy Grail of Australian racing.

Nakeeta's connections were pleased the horse secured prizemoney by running 12th after a fifth place in the race in 2017 and the horse will return to Scotland for a break.

In a statement, RSPCA Australia spokesperson Jane Speechley said: "Our thoughts are with animal lovers across the country who have been affected by this loss, and confronted by the very real risks posed by racing to the horses involved".

Moore was uninjured in the incident.

Seven commentator Bruce McAvaney described it as a "tragedy".

A tarp was erected on the Flemington track as vets worked on The Cliffsofmoher. "He's really sweating up badly".

Ryan Moore attempts to stop The Cliffsofmoher after it injured its shoulder early in the Melbourne Cup.

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