No horse has ever acheived this feat. This meant that, for Australian racing purposes, where horses "age-up" on 1 August each year, she was bracketed with horses foaled about six months earlier, in the Southern Hemisphere spring. Spirit of Sport Award site, On 4 July 2006, Makybe Diva was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.[13]. She was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame that same year. Gamble responsibly. Cookies help us deliver our services. Leave before you lose it. She outclassed the entire field and most of the other horses in the southern hemisphere by coming home from eight wide entering the final straight. Situated in the lush green pastures of Gnarwarre, just west of Geelong in Victoria, this world-class stud farm produces quality bloodstock to race and breed. The Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas-trained Dalasan is yet to arrive in Melbourne and as such will be examined by RV veterinarians tomorrow. MAKYBE DIVA (GBR) is a mare born in 1999 March 21. Up To $50 Bonus Bets A year later, after a dashing fourth in the Caulfield Cup, she was not produced again until the Melbourne Cup which she won decisively. Makybe Diva was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame in 2006 and elevated to legend status in 2010. The horse completed its morning work and returned to its box where the injury was detected. MAKYBE is the breeding ground of premier racehorse champions, and the home of three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva. Experts have often said that the northern hemisphere breeds better stayers, but race distances in the northern hemisphere seem to be trending toward shorter trips. After the 2003–2004 season, trainer David Hall left to train in Hong Kong, and Makybe Diva was transferred to trainer Lee Freedman, generally regarded as one of Australia's top trainers.[3]. Gamble responsibly. Desert King, like many male Thoroughbreds who escaped a worse fate, was retired early from racing by owner Michael Tabor after making 12 jumps in Ireland and England. Along with this, she was also named Australian Champion Stayer and Australian Champion Filly and Mare.

[3] Starting as an $8 second favourite, Makybe Diva raced at the back of the field until the finishing straight, where jockey Boss picked his way through the field to win by ​1 1⁄2 lengths. Sold for AU$1.5 million as a yearling in 2009, he won two races in 12 starts, earning $26,115 over three years. On 20 August 2008, Makybe gave birth to her second foal, a filly by the aforementioned Fusaichi Pegasus. Racing Victoria (RV) wishes to advise of changes to the biosecurity protocols in place in Victoria to allow for the safe continuation of racing during the COVID-19 pandemic. No: 1 : MAKYBE DIVA Jockey: Glen Boss Trainer: D. Freeman It is being called the greatest win of all time. Even the greatest stayers, many of them, at least, make juvenile runs over shorter trips, but it must have appeared obvious that Makybe Diva was no sprinter. At the time, horses finishing below fifth got nothing for showing up. The win was not without controversy, however. We will not be around to see if Lee Freedman’s words were prophetic or not, but even if by some stretch a horse would win three Melbourne Cups to move level, or four to establish a new mark, Makybe Diva’s memory will not be tarnished, just as her bronze statue at Flemington will always gleam. [18] Her fifth foal, born in September 2012, is a colt sired by High Chaparral. It took the Diva 3:28.55 to cover the trip, which was the slowest time to win a Melbourne Cup since Lord Nolan in 1908. [citation needed]. All, Racing Victoria (RV) advises that the Aidan O’Brien-trained Wichita has sustained a fracture to its right hind leg in trackwork at the TAB International Horse Centre this morning. The farm is currently home to 80 mares, foals and yearlings. View detailed progeny statistics for Makybe Diva including wins, runs and total earnings She was given a rating of 124, ahead of Electrocutionist, David Junior. There was a bit of controversy, something that is not rare in racing, but she was given 58 kg for the race, far beyond the weight typically allotted to a mare in w.f.a. She failed to run stronger than seventh in her lead up to the Group 1 Caulfield Cup. Northerly's trainer says Makybe Diva can do it. Applies To Nominated Races By Neds - Log in to Neds to view nominated ...More, DOUBLE YOUR WINNINGS TERMS & CONDITIONS Situated in the lush green pastures of Gnarwarre, just west of Geelong in Victoria, this world-class stud farm produces quality bloodstock to race and breed. Acquired in 2003 by Tony Santic, one of Australia’s most successful tuna fishermen, MAKYBE is named in honour of his three-time champion Melbourne Cup-winning mare Makybe Diva.

18+, Up To $100 Bonus Bets When Makybe Diva first went to stud her initial suitor was Galileo but unfortunately the resultant foal Rockstardom, never reached any great heights after being sold for $1.5m to last week’s Melbourne Cup winning trainer Danny O’Brien. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit or, Copyright © Racing Internet Services Pty Ltd. 2018, Stay in control. However, we will receive a referral fee from the brands when you sign up to them through us and this may affect the order in which they appear on our site. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit. The offers are flying in for an impressive Bendigo winner and a legend delivered another foal last week.
A legend on the track, the Makybe Diva story is well known throughout the industry. Tugela was foaled in Kentucky, but she raced in England, making two starts before joining the other mares in the breeding shed. The VRC bowed to the pressure, watered the track, and Makybe Diva was declared. Stay in control. 1999: Rogan Josh2004: Makybe Diva2005: Makybe Diva2006: Delta BluesMakybe Diva won the race in 2003,2004, and 2005. Three-time Melbourne Cup heroine Makybe Diva hasn’t exactly shot the lights out as a broodmare but at Matamata on Wednesday she produced an impressive debut winner by High Chaparral. Makybe Diva is owned by South Australian tuna fisherman Tony Šantić, who named her after five of his employees - Maureen, Kylie, Belinda, Diane, and Vanessa - by taking the first two letters from each of their names.[6]. If that child were three years of age at that time, it suggests that there is a stayer to come that must win three Melbourne Cups by the end of the 21st century, which seems unlikely, given the direction racing is taking. After finishing as a 14-1 outsider in the Caulfield Cup, she began her partnership with Sydney jockey Glen Boss. Emerging stayer Persan now has to carry 51kg in the 2020 Melbourne Cup after receiving a weight penalty for his win in Saturday’s Group 3 Bart Cummings at Flemington.