EVTMSB0423 - The Greatest Cup Never Run limited edition frame

Number of Bids 9
Reference Number 40810
Starting Date 01-Jul-2013 9:00 AM
Ending Date 08-Jul-2013 9:03 PM
Highest Bid $420.00

Item Description

The Greatest Cup Never Run frame - celebrating 150 years of the Melbourne Cup. This limited edition piece is 1,337 of 1,500 and cannot be purchased any more.


The field for The Greatest Cup Never Run was assembled by Racing Victoria Limited's chief handicapper, Greg Carpenter after completing the most challenging task of weighting the 143 individual winners of the Melbourne Cup in its 149 year history. The Victorian Racing Club together with SE Products commisioned leading sports and equine artist, Brian Clinton, as part of its 150th Melbourne Cup celebrations to paint the mythical scene featuring these legends of the turf as if they had been brought together trough time to run in the Greatest Cup ever. The scene is set on Flemington's famous home straight and features each of the runners in the finishing order as determined by a pannel of 22 racing experts carrying their original race day saddlecloths.


Finishing order: 1st Phar Lap, 2nd Carbine, 3rd Makybe Diva, 4th Peter Pan, 5th Rising Fast, 6th Galilee, 7th Rain Lover, 8th Might and Power, 9th Poseidon, 10th Saintly, 11th Archer, 12th Comic Court, 13th Vintage Crop, 14th Potitrel, 15th Grand Flaneur, 16th Light Fingers, 17th Delta, 18th Dalray, 19th The Barb, 20th Nightmarch, 21st Malua, 22nd Hall Mark, 23rd Doriemus, 24th Think Big.


Value: priceless


Item must be collected from Hawthorn Football Club or delivery arranged by Friday 30 August 2013. Any courier or postage delivery requirements are at the expense of the successful bidder.