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

Location

Address:Cumming Avenue, Birchip, 3483
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.982086
Long: 142.917609
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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