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The Victorian superstar won by lengths from Mr Waterville, with Garachico third and Long Arm fourth.
The win was all the sweeter for Kah, however, because of her long association and friendship with co-trainers Oopy MacGillivray and Dan Clarken.
'It is (a proud moment). Riding a winner on Melbourne Cup Day is awesome but for them it felt like winning the Melbourne Cup,' Kah told Racing.com.
'They were like my second parents when I was growing up, they looked after me so much.
Kah took out the 2800m Macca's Run aboard The Map after an eventful year
Kah hugged trainer Oopy MacGillivray after riding The Map to win on Tuesday
'Bought me lots of bottles of wine, because they have a beautiful winery, so that's why I love them even more. But no that was just fantastic.
'I was always excited to