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WATCH: This Sensational Video Of Irish Horse Owners Winning The Melbourne Cup

By katedemolder

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

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Grab your Kleenex guys, cause this one's a tearjerker. 

The Melbourne Cup, Australia's biggest race, saw Almandin, ridden by Australian Kerrin McEvoy, narrowly pinching the victory from the Irish trained Heartbreak City.

With that, comes the grand total of a A$3.6m (£2.25m; €2.50m) prize.

Second prize, however, A$900k to be exact, is now in the possession of a few Irishmen, after Meath based trainer Tony Martin helped to guide Heartbreak City to second place.

Check out the tremendous scenes below.

Just stupendous.

G'wan the lads!

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