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Thoroughbred racehorse and sire of Makybe Diva, champion mare and thrice winner of the Melbourne Cup. The Thoroughbred is a horse breed developed in 18th century England when English mares were bred with imported Arabian stallions to create a distance racer. ... Horse-racing is an equestrian sporting activity which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times were an early example, as was the contest of the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology. ... Sire can refer to several things: It is a term for the father (or genetic species providing sperm) of a creature, contrasting to the female term, dam. ... Jump to: navigation, search Makybe Diva is British bred, Australian thoroughbred racehorse who won the Melbourne Cup in 2003, 2004 and 2005, plus the Cox Plate in 2005. ... A mare is a female horse. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Melbourne Cup is Australias major annual thoroughbred horse race. ...


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