Melbourne Cup 2018: Cliffsofmoher put down after fracturing shoulder during race

Six things to know about the 2018 Melbourne Cup race

Racing Victoria has confirmed the four-year-old bay stallion was euthanised after suffering a fractured right shoulder during the race.

The idea that Sheikh Mohammed is heavily involved in the Dubai-based stable is nothing new - passionate about horses and the team, he is known as a hands-on leader of the "Boys in Blue".

Saddled with 51kg, the lowest burden with Rostropovich, Cross Counter had work to do entering the final turn after jumping wide from barrier 19.

"Quite simply we all knew a European horse would win this race".

Appleby's lightly weighted three-year-old Cross Counter was given a great patient ride by Australian jockey Kerrin McEvoy, however it was Runway who set the early pace.

The victory had strong a connection to Sheikh Mohammed's Darley stallion operation through his sire Teofilo for whom he became a 15th G1 victor.

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It has taken 30 years and millions of dollars, but Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum can now finally call himself a Melbourne Cup victor.

"I have spoken to his highness and he's over the moon about this result."

At least that's the view of prominent United Kingdom racing journalist Matt Chapman, who says Tuesday's Cup result has underlined just how weak Australian stayers are - and highlighted the need for change.

"It's great to be stood here and it's fantastic for Godolphin", Appleby told CNN affiliate Seven News Australia after Cross Counter and McEvoy's win.

Two of his three Cup wins have come since that move.

"I can't thank everyone enough. It's been a very memorable day".

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The stewards' report listed Marmelo, as well as Aidan O'Brien's Yucatan (11th), as mildly lame after the race, while fellow Werribee resident Magic Circle (16th) displayed signs of an exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage post-race.

"This year's victor, Cross Counter, is one of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's", she said at the post-race ceremony.

It was also a day to remember for Charlie Fellowes' A Prince Of Arran, who finished third after at one point looking like it would be him that was going to end the British drought.

Admire Rakti and Araldo were both killed in the 2014 Melbourne Cup.

This year, Sheikh Mohammed had three runners in the Melbourne Cup, spread across his three training operations headed by Appleby and Saeed Bin Suroor in the United Kingdom and UAE and James Cummings in Australia.

The Cliffsofmoher's jockey Ryan Moore looks dejected as he walks off the track, while Cross Counter's win in the Melbourne Cup plays on the big screen behind him. We send him our best. Obviously Godolphin has been a huge supporter of mine.

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"We were confident we had the right horse coming in. Well done to Charlie and this little horse", McEvoy said.

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