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15-May-2014
15-May-2014
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A plaque commemorates Ray Neville, the jockey who rode "Rimfire", which won the Melbourne Cup in 1948. Ray was the youngest jockey to have ever won that event. 

Location

Address:Cumming Avenue, Median Strip, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.982095
Long: 142.917576
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Actual Event STart Date:02-November-1948
Actual Event End Date:02-November-1948

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th April, 1995
Front Inscription

This plaque recognizes the feat
             of
RAY NEVILLE
in riding Rimfire, the winner of
the 1948 Melbourne Cup.

At 15 years of age, he is the youngest jockey
ever to have won that prestigious event.
Unveiled 15th April 1995.

Source: MA
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