Tiger Moore

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Melbourne Cup

It was 1962 that Tiger won several big races at Flemington, including the Cox Plate and McKinnon Stakes on Aquanita. By the time it came to the Melbourne Cup Aquanita was the favourite and carried quite a bit of weight. There was a fall during the race and Tiger maintained that his ride had suffered interference. Aquanita only managed third behind Even Stevens and Comaquita,

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Aquanita a cup choice
Tiger Moore
 
Melbourne Cup near miss