AUSTRALIA RACING: Vow and Declare wins Melbourne Cup

MELBOURNE, Australia | AFP | - Australian gelding Vow and Declare won the coveted Aus$8.0 million (US$5.5 million) Melbourne Cup at a packed Flemington on Tuesday as revelations about the grim fate of retired racehorses were put to one side as punters streamed through the turnstiles. With veteran jockey Craig Williams in the saddle, the […]