By Associated Press
Published: 06:17 GMT, 7 November 2017 | Updated: 06:18 GMT, 7 November 2017
Irish stallion Rekindling stormed home to win the Melbourne Cup by a long neck on Tuesday, overhauling Johannes Vermeer near the finish to give trainer Joseph O'Brien a victory over his father in Australia's most famous race.
Max Dynamite was two lengths further back in third to give the Irish a 1-2-3 finish in the 157th running of the two-mile classic.
It was a second Melbourne Cup victory for jockey Corey Brown, and a sixth for owner Lloyd Williams, who is