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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 03:  Michelle Payne riding Prince Of Penzance returns to scale after winning race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 3, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 03:  Michelle Payne riding Prince Of Penzance returns to scale after winning race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 3, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

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The 2015 Melbourne Cup featured a surprise win by home-grown Michelle Payne, who became the first female jockey to win the Australian race.