Keyword: Give the Slip

  • Ethereal and jockey Scott Seamer in the winner's enclosure.

    Australia Race Report: Memorable Melbourne

    Sheila Laxon is the first woman to prepare the Melbourne Cup (Aust-I) winner -- officially at least. When Ethereal dashed down the center of a damp Flemington course to overwhelm Godolphin's Give the Slip, the Rhythm filly raced herself and her handler into Cup history.