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Empire Rose wins the 1988 Melbourne Cup

Empire Rose wins the 1988 Melbourne Cup.

In 1988 Empire Rose defeated weight-for-age stars Vo Rogue and Sky Chase in the Mackinnon Stakes, one of the important lead-up races to the Melbourne Cup. Three days later she held off a determined Natski to become the first mare to win the Cup since 1965.

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Empire Rose wins the 1988 Melbourne Cup, URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/video/empire-rose-wins-1988-melbourne-cup, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated