Cup Double winners
Caulfield Cup & Melbourne Cup double
The coveted Caulfield and Melbourne Cups double is one that only a few horses have managed. It refers to horses who have won both the Caufield Cup and the Melbourne Cup in the one season.
Only 11 horses have completed the coveted Caulfield and Melbourne Cups double. The first horse to achieve this milestone was Poseidon in 1906.
It would be another 31 years before the next occurrence when The Trump would win the double in 1937.
Since that year, the following horses have achieved this rare feat:
|1939||Rivette (first mare to record the double)|
|1997||Might and Power|
Derby and Melbourne Cup double
The Derby and Melbourne Cup double is also one that only a few horses have managed.
It refers to horses who have won the Victoria Derby and Melbourne Cup in the one season.
|1864||Lantern (Cup - Derby order)|
|1883||Martini-Henri (at first two starts)|
For more historical information on the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups double, and Derby Cup double:
- visit our Flemington Heritage Centre.