MELBOURNE CUP-WINNING JOCKEY COREY BROWN
* Grew up in Wingham near Taree on the NSW mid-north coast and is 41
* Grandfather Trevor and father Jack were jockeys
* Has previously won the Melbourne Cup on Shocking in 2009. He’s now ridden in the race 14 times, also claiming two seconds and two thirds
* Rode his first Group One winner on Camino Rose in the 1999 Coolmore Classic and now has 48 Group One wins to his name
* Returned to Australia early this year after more than three-and-a-half years riding in Singapore, where he established himself as one of the country’s leading riders, so his daughters could finish school in Sydney
* Since his return to Australia he has had Group One wins on Impending (Stradbroke Handicap), Polarisation (Sydney Cup), Sense Of Occasion (Doomben Cup) and Terravista (Lightning Stakes)
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