Horse racing-Rekindling wins the Melbourne Cup

Reuters

MELBOURNE, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Rekindling, ridden by Corey Brown, won the 157th version of the A$6.2 million ($4.77 million) Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse on Tuesday. Johannes Vermeer finished second in the 3,200 metre handicap with Max Dynamite third.

($1 = 1.3004 Australian dollars) (Reporting by Ian Ransom, editing by Nick Mulvenney)

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