TWELVE Melbourne Cups, seven Caulfield Cups, 33 Derbys and 268 Group 1 wins. There was simply no one like legendary trainer Bart Cummings.

    JARRYD Hayne was made to wait until the second half before giving a glimpse of his skills in San Francisco’s pre-season loss to Denver.

    HALL of Fame trainers Lee Freedman and David Hayes have paid tribute to Bart Cummings and declared he was “a one-off” in a tough and uncompromising trade

    A baseball fan in the US has tragically died after falling from the upper tier of the stadium during a game between New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves.

    BART Cummings, regarded by many as the greatest trainer in Australian racing history, died early on Sunday morning. He was 87.

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    Long Room Wine and Food Society Dinner for MCC Members

    MCC functionAs part of the club’s 175th anniversary celebrations, all MCC members are invited to a special dinner hosted by the MCC Long Room Wine and Food Society on Thursday August 15 from 7.00pm.

    The aim of the dinner is to showcase the society, a special interest group of the MCC, to mark the 175th anniversary of the MCC and the 150th anniversary of winemaking in the Grampians region of Victoria.

    After pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the Long Room, members and guests will adjourn to the Members Dining Room for a sumptuous feast prepared by our highly esteemed EPICURE chefs.

    Our guest speaker will be Ian McKenzie, widely regarded as one of Australia's most senior and highly esteemed wine judges with more than 45 years experience in the industry.  He has been chief winemaker of three award-winning wineries and is a director of TWS.

    "If it's about wine, Ian is the man,” says Bruce Tyrell. “He has undoubtedly got the finest palate in Australia.”

    Tickets to this commemorative event cost $120 (members and guests) and members may each bring one guest.

    Bookings will be taken on a first-in, first-served basis from Thursday July 4 at 9.00am.

    Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013
    Time: 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Jacket and Tie
    Cost: $120.00 members

    $120.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.