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Van der Hum wins 1976 Melbourne Cup

Van der Hum wins 1976 Melbourne Cup.

The 1976 Melbourne Cup was one of the wettest on record. The visibility
was so poor that the commentator could not pick up any of the runners
until the closing stages of the race. The Kiwi stayer Van der Hum
revelled in the wet and was kicked home by champion New Zealand jockey
Bob Skelton.


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