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The A.G. Hunter Cup is a competition in Harness racing. It is contested over 3,000 metres at Tabcorp Park in Melbourne, VIC. It is one of the world's richest handicap standing start events, currently worth A$425,000. The race was formerly staged at Moonee Valley before Victoria's new home of harness racing was opened at Tabcorp Park, Melton.
|2021||2760m||Lochinvar Art||David Moran||David Moran||1:54.8|
|2020||2760m||King of Swing (NZ)||C A Cross||G E Hall Jnr||1:55.4|
|2019||2760m||Tiger Tara (NZ)||K J Pizzuto||T P McCarthy||1:53.2|
|2018||2760m||Lazarus (NZ)||Mark Purdon||Mark Purdon||1:54.1|
|2017||3280m||Bling It On||J P McCarthy||Luke McCarthy||1:55.1|
|2016||3280m||Smolda||Mark Purdon||Mark Purdon||1:57.3|
|2015||3280m||Arden Rooney (NZ)||Kerryn Manning||Kerryn Manning||1:58.4|
|2014||3280m||Christen Me (NZ)||Cran Dalgety||Dexter Dunn||1:59.2|
|2013||3280m||Mah Sish (NZ)||Tim Butt||Anthony Butt||1:59.2|
|2012||3280m||Choise Achiever (NZ)||Tim Butt||Anthony Butt||1:59.9|
|2011||3280m||Stunnin Cullen (NZ)||Tim Butt||Anthony Butt||2:01.1|
|2010||3065m||Bondy (NZ)||David Butt||David Butt||2:01.7|
|2009||3065m||Mr Feelgood (USA)||Tim Butt||Anthony Butt||1:59.3|
|2008||3065m||Blacks A Fake||Natalie Rasmussen||Natalie Rasmussen||1:58.9|
|2007||3065m||Sting Lika Bee||Brian Tuddenham||Chris Alford||2:00.6|
|2006||3050m||About To Rock||Andy Gath||Kate Thompson (now Gath)||2:03.0|
|2005||3050m||Elsu(NZ)||Geoff Small||David Butcher||2:01.9|
Leptospermum is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae commonly known as tea trees, although this name is sometimes also used for some species of Melaleuca. Most species are endemic to Australia, with the greatest diversity in the south of the continent, but some are native to other parts of the world, including New Zealand and Southeast Asia. Leptospermums all have five conspicuous petals and five groups of stamens which alternate with the petals. There is a single style in the centre of the flower and the fruit is a woody capsule.
Alectryon is a genus of about 30 species of trees and shrubs from the family Sapindaceae. They grow naturally across Australasia, Papuasia, Melanesia, western Polynesia, east Malesia and Southeast Asia, including across mainland Australia, especially diverse in eastern Queensland and New South Wales, the Torres Strait Islands, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Hawaii, Indonesia and the Philippines. They grow in a wide variety of natural habitats, from rainforests, gallery forests and coastal forests to arid savannas and heaths.
ABC NewsRadio is an Australian Broadcasting Corporation 24-hour news radio service. It is available on a number of broadcasts around Australia, including AM/FM radio, DAB+ radio, free to air digital TV, some pay-TV platforms and online.
Tabcorp Holdings Limited (Tabcorp) is Australia's largest gambling company, employing more than 5,000 people. It is the largest provider of lotteries, Keno, wagering and gaming products and services in Australia. Tabcorp is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Callitris is a genus of coniferous trees in the Cupressaceae. There are 16 recognized species in the genus, of which 13 are native to Australia and the other three native to New Caledonia. Traditionally, the most widely used common name is cypress-pine, a name shared by some species of the closely related genus Actinostrobus.
Leucopogon is a genus of about 150-160 species of shrubs or small trees in the family Ericaceae, in the section of that family formerly treated as the separate family Epacridaceae. They are native to Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, the western Pacific Islands and Malaysia, with the greatest species diversity in southeastern Australia. Plants in this genus have leaves with a few more or less parallel veins, and tube-shaped flowers usually with a white beard inside.
Beyeria is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the family Euphorbiaceae known as turpentine bushes. It was first described as a genus in 1844. The entire genus is endemic to Australia.
The Australian Cricket Academy was founded in 1987 as a joint initiative of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the Australian Cricket Board (ACB). It was initially located at Henley Beach in Adelaide before moving to the Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Queensland in 2004 and renamed the "Commonwealth Bank Centre of Excellence".
Poranthera is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1811.
Kunzea is a genus of plants in the family Myrtaceae and is endemic to Australasia. They are shrubs, sometimes small trees and usually have small, crowded, rather aromatic leaves. The flowers are similar to those of plants in the genus Leptospermum but differ in having stamens that are longer than the petals. Most kunzeas are endemic to Western Australia but a few occur in eastern Australia and a few are found in New Zealand. The taxonomy of the genus is not settled and is complicated by the existence of a number of hybrids.
The Pura Cup 2006–07 season was the 105th season of the Australian domestic First-class cricket competition played in Australia, known as the Pura Cup. The Tasmanian Tigers defeated the New South Wales Blues in the final at Bellerive Oval, winning the trophy for the first time.
Lepidosperma is a genus of flowering plant of the family Cyperaceae. Most of the species are endemic to Australia, with others native to southern China, southeast Asia, New Guinea, New Caledonia and New Zealand.
Lepyrodia is a plant genus in the family Restionaceae, described as a genus in 1810.
Laxmannia is a genus of tufted perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae, that are endemic to Australia.
Vittadinia is a genus of Australian and New Zealand plants in the aster tribe within the daisy family.
The 1933 Australia rugby union tour of South Africa and Rhodesia was a series of 23 rugby union matches played by the Australia national team in 1933.
The Model Aeronautical Association of Australia Inc (MAAA) is an organisation recognised by CASA as a Recreational Aviation Administration Organisation. MAAA has no regulatory authority conferred to it by the CASA, however is required under a Deed of Agreement with CASA as an RAAO, to carry out certain functions on behalf of CASA paid from the public purse. It is affiliated to the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale through the Australian Sport Aviation Confederation. Founded in 1947, the MAAA presently has over 10,000 members down from a high of 12,000 in 2012 and total assets including flying fields, land and equipment worth more than $4 million AUD.
Ruppia megacarpa is a submerged herb species in the genus Ruppia found in shallow brackish waters. It is a common on Australasian coasts, including Australia (NSW; SA; Vic; WA and New Zealand. Isolated populations have been currently found in East Asia, including Japan, Korea, and Far East Russia, hence, the species distribution exhibit latitudinally disjunct distribution between East Asia and Australasia.