Female jockey wins Australia’s Melbourne Cup, tells chauvinists to ‘get stuffed’
Jockey Michelle Payne has made history on Tuesday. She became the first female to win Australia’s Melbourne Cup horse race on the back of horse Prince Of Penzance.
Payne, 30, was the only female jockey riding at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday in the A$6.2 million race. It was an almost impossible feat due to a long odds chance of 101-1. Prince Of Penzance, trained by Darren Weir, was followed to the finish line by Max Dynamite and then Criterion
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