In pictures: Rekindling storms to victory in the Emirates Melbourne Cup 2017

Rekindling piloted by Corey Brown claims second success and Australian owner Lloyd Williams his sixth Melbourne Cup success at Flemington Racecourse.
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(L-R) Trainer Joseph O'Brien, owner Lloyd Williams and jockey Corey Brown celebrate after winning race 7, the Emirates Melbourne Cup with their horse Rekindling on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Trainer Joseph O'Brien and Corey Brown pose with Melbourne cup after Rekindling won in Race 7, Emirates Melbourne Cup during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Corey Brown riding Rekindling wins race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup ahead of Ben Melham riding Johannes Vermeer during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Corey Brown riding Rekindling celebrates as he returns to scale after winning race 7, the Emirates Melbourne Cup, during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Stephen Baster riding Setsuna wins race 1 the Emirates 100th A380 Stakes during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Chris Symons riding Prezado winning Race 5, Schweppes Flemington Fling during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Stephen Baster rides #2 Our Crown Mistress to win race six the Lexus Hybrid Plate during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Michael Walker rides Fanatic to win race 4 the Ronald McDonald House Charities Plate during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Jockey Jamie Kah rides Dollar For Dollar to win race 3, the Lavazza Short Black, during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Jockey Craig Williams returns to scale after winning on Tahanee in race 2 the Tab.Com.Au Trophy during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Myer Fashions on the Field participants poses on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Racegoers enjoy the atmosphere on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 7, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.