Melbourne Cup, the


Melbourne Cup, the
«Кубок Мельбурна» (самые крупные в Австралии конно-спортивные соревнования. Проводятся ежегодно в первый вторник ноября, начиная с 1861. Скачки настолько популярны в стране, что жители Мельбурна получают в день открытия официальный выходной день)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Melbourne Cup, the — Mel|bourne Cup, the [ ,melbərn kʌp ] Australia s most important horse race, held in Melbourne every year on the first Tuesday in November …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • (the) Melbourne Cup — the Melbourne Cup UK [ˌmelbə(r)n ˈkʌp] US [ˌmelbərn ˈkʌp] the most important horse race in Australia, held in Melbourne every year on the first Tuesday in November http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/melbourne cup the.htm Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melbourne Cup — Group I race Melbourne Cup Engraving of the finish line at the 1881 Cup Location Flemington Racecourse Melbourne, Australia Inaugurated 1861 (List of Melbourne Cup winners …   Wikipedia

  • Melbourne Cup Challenge — Frankie Dettori Racing Australian Box Art Developer(s) Sidhe Interactive Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Melbourne Cup Challenge / Frankie Dettori Racing — Infobox VG title = Melbourne Cup Challenge / Frankie Dettori Racing caption = developer = Sidhe Interactive publisher = Home Entertainment Suppliers designer = Andy Satterthwaite engine = released = vgrelease|AUS=2006 10 26vgrelease|EU=2006 12 08 …   Wikipedia

  • Melbourne Cup — /mɛlbən ˈkʌp/ (say melbuhn kup) noun 1. a horserace held annually at Flemington racecourse, Melbourne, on the first Tuesday in November, first run in 1861. 2. the trophy award for winning this race. 3. NZ Colloquial a chamber pot –phrase 4. a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Melbourne Cup Sweeps — A sweep is when a number of people pay to purchase a set of tickets, each representing a horse. The tickets are given out randomly, and each ticket costs the same (usually $1 – $5), so there is no skill element involved, and odds are ignored… …   Wikipedia

  • the Melbourne Cup — UK [ˌmelbə(r)n ˈkʌp] / US [ˌmelbərn ˈkʌp] the most important horse race in Australia, held in Melbourne every year on the first Tuesday in November …   English dictionary

  • 2007 Melbourne Cup — The 2007 Melbourne Cup, the 147th running of Australia s most prestigious thoroughbred horse race, was run on Tuesday, November 6 2007, going at 3:00 PM local time (0400 UTC). The race was sponsored by Emirates Airline. The winner of the race was …   Wikipedia

  • 2009 Melbourne Cup — The 2009 Melbourne Cup, the 149th running of Australia s most prestigious Thoroughbred horse race was run on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, starting at 3:00 PM local time (0400 UTC).[1] The race was won by Shocking.[2] The 9 1 winner, trained by Mark …   Wikipedia

  • 2006 Melbourne Cup — The 2006 Melbourne Cup was held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006, in Melbourne, Australia. The winner of the 2006 Melbourne Cup was Delta Blues, ridden by Yasunari Iwata, which won by a nose ahead of Pop Rock, with Maybe Better coming in third… …   Wikipedia