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Makybe Diva
Makybe Diva

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Statue commemorates the racehorse Makybe Diva who won the Melbourne Cup three times.

Makybe Diva is a British-bred, Australian-trained Thoroughbred who became the first racehorse to win the famed Melbourne Cup on three occasions: 2003, 2004,and 2005. In 2005, she also won the Cox Plate. Makybe Diva is the highest stakes-earner in Australasian horse racing history, with winnings of more than $14 million when she retired on 1 November 2005.


Address:448 Epsom Road , Birdcage Horses Stalls, Flemington Racecourse, Flemington, 3031
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.78586
Long: 144.919549
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Monument Designer:Philip Blacker


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th September, 2008
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Bronze statue of Makybe Diva by Philip Blacker commissioned by the Victoria Racing Club and the Government of Victoria to commemorate the champion mare`s victory in three Melbourne Cups (2003 - 2005).  Unveiled by The Hon John Brumby MO, Premier of Victoria on Saturday 6 September 2008

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