Patrobas Wins the Melbourne Cup, Daily Racing Form, 1915-11-19


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PATROBAS WINS THE MELBOURNE CUP. Tlie Melbourne Cup. a hamlicaii at two miles Willi !84n.i.o:i aibli-d. was run over the Fleiiiingt.n track at Mffthearae. Australia. Tuesday. Novetulier 2. The ■ inner was the three-year-old colt Patro has. I.v Wallaoi — Sizzle, the three-year-old colt Witcoiirt. by Bright Steel— Trinket. tiiiishiiig sennil. and tin- four year-old filly Carlila. hv Charlemagne i oiironne third. Ialrobas was originallv haiidicapiMil at ninety-one pounds, but. by reason of peaaMea in. iirn-il. carried 104. Westeoiirt was hiimlii-aplied at 1 1 pounds and Carlita at 117. Patnbas must lie a -olt of extraordinary merit. He did nothing as a t wo -year-ohl. but in the present Australian sprint campaign has won the Caultiebl Cuiiie.i- Yi.-toria Racing Club Derby and Melbourne Cup in rapid siH-«-e*si«»n. No other horse has ever :ic oin|ilislii i! this triple event. Tin- cull belongs to Mrs. I-:. A. Widdi- and his winnings in the three ■area most ! •• ..vor 0,000.

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