The Melbourne Cup

Old Nov 1st 2011, 2:28 am
  #1  
Mostly Harmless
Thread Starter
 
DeadVim's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Semi-rural wonderworld, Brisbane
Posts: 15,108
DeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond repute
Default The Melbourne Cup

I have scant knowledge or interest in the horses but it seems like we don't have a thread so let's all pick a winner ...

I'm having Jukebox Jury.

http://www.races.com.au/melbourne-cu...rne-cup-field/
DeadVim is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 2:45 am
  #2  
BE Forum Addict
 
knockoff nige's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2007
Location: Sydney
Posts: 4,404
knockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond reputeknockoff nige has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Dunedan
knockoff nige is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:00 am
  #3  
BE Forum Addict
 
Joined: Jun 2004
Location: Hills District
Posts: 1,399
Gibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond reputeGibbo has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Originally Posted by DeadVim View Post
I have scant knowledge or interest in the horses but it seems like we don't have a thread so let's all pick a winner ...

I'm having Jukebox Jury.

http://www.races.com.au/melbourne-cu...rne-cup-field/
I'm with you, but have also picked the no hoper, according to the bookies, Older than Time. Perhaps it reminds me of myself!
Gibbo is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:02 am
  #4  
 
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,838
ukecadet is an unknown quantity at this point
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

I've have money on JJ but for this it will be Niwot
ukecadet is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:03 am
  #5  
Mostly Harmless
Thread Starter
 
DeadVim's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Semi-rural wonderworld, Brisbane
Posts: 15,108
DeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond reputeDeadVim has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Originally Posted by knockoff nige View Post
Dunedan
In with a shot, apparently.

Originally Posted by Gibbo View Post
I'm with you, but have also picked the no hoper, according to the bookies, Older than Time. Perhaps it reminds me of myself!
Excellent idea, maybe I should have picked "Drunken Sailor" for the same reason.
DeadVim is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:10 am
  #6  
I'm Old Gregg!
 
Broad Shoulders's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: A Former Bogan Colony in QLD
Posts: 8,460
Broad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond reputeBroad Shoulders has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Niwot
Broad Shoulders is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:10 am
  #7  
Banned
 
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: The REAL Utopia.
Posts: 9,910
chris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Phar Lap.

I went out to buy some timber for a deck I am building and the yard was closed for the cup, it's in Melbourne FFS.
chris955 is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:16 am
  #8  
Proudly Deplorable
 
Amazulu's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2003
Location: Alloha snack bar
Posts: 24,219
Amazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

I've got Manighar in the office sweep
Amazulu is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:28 am
  #9  
Bitter and twisted
 
Joined: Dec 2003
Location: Upmarket
Posts: 17,503
Grayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Originally Posted by Amazulu View Post
I've got Manighar in the office sweep
A good English horse
Grayling is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:33 am
  #10  
Banned
 
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: The REAL Utopia.
Posts: 9,910
chris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond reputechris955 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

A bit of a whinger I heard.

Originally Posted by Grayling View Post
A good English horse
chris955 is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:35 am
  #11  
Bitter and twisted
 
Joined: Dec 2003
Location: Upmarket
Posts: 17,503
Grayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond reputeGrayling has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Originally Posted by chris955 View Post
A bit of a whinger I heard.
There will be plenty of Aussie whingers when a 'foreign' horse wins it
Grayling is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:40 am
  #12  
Proudly Deplorable
 
Amazulu's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2003
Location: Alloha snack bar
Posts: 24,219
Amazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Originally Posted by Grayling View Post
A good English horse
Come on you pommy donkey!
Amazulu is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:41 am
  #13  
Proudly Deplorable
 
Amazulu's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2003
Location: Alloha snack bar
Posts: 24,219
Amazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond reputeAmazulu has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Originally Posted by chris955 View Post
A bit of a whinger I heard.
ain't that the truth
Amazulu is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 3:54 am
  #14  
Bix
da Bonehead
 
Bix's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: Lion in da jungle
Posts: 22,767
Bix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond reputeBix has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

Tullamore.
Bix is offline  
Old Nov 1st 2011, 4:54 am
  #15  
HMP Queensland
 
Pollyana's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2002
Location: Keep true friends and puppets close, trust no-one else...
Posts: 93,400
Pollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond reputePollyana has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: The Melbourne Cup

I got Drunken Sailor in the office sweepstake...for some reason I lot of people said its the perfect horse for me ;rofl:
Pollyana is offline  

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.