EVEN from the grave Bart Cummings could win his 13th Melbourne Cup.

    AUSTRALIAN racing legend Bart Cummings, the trainer of a record 12 Melbourne Cup winners, will be honoured with a state funeral.

    MANCHESTER United manager Louis van Gaal blamed a five-minute lapse in concentration for his side’s 2-1 Premier League defeat at Swansea City.

    BRIAN Harman fired two holes-in-one in the final round of the Barclays, just the third time in US PGA Tour history a player has aced two holes in one round.

    WHILE much of Australia was gripped to social media on Sunday waiting for No. 38 to take the field, here at Mile High Stadium in Denver it was much the same.

    Annual General Meeting outcome

    Aug 15, 2013

    Melbourne Cricket Club logoThe 176th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Melbourne Cricket Club was held on Wednesday August 14, 2013 in the Members Dining Room. 

    President Paul Sheahan, treasurer Michael Happell and CEO Stephen Gough addressed the meeting and spoke to their reports contained in the 2012/13 Annual Report.

    Two committee members – Charles Sitch and Mark Smith – stood for re-election by rotation and Thomas Hudson, John Mugavin, Stuart Stockdale and Christopher Stolz presented themselves for election via the ballot process.

    The results of the election were announced at the meeting and were as follows:

    VOTING DISTRIBUTION

    CANDIDATE                                        TOTAL            
    *SITCH, Charles T.                                   3647       
    *SMITH, Mark G.                                         3175     
      STOCKDALE, Stuart D.                            1809   
      MUGAVIN, P. John                                    1716  
      STOLTZ, Christopher D.                          1609   
      HUDSON, Thomas C.                              1107  

    *Retiring but seeking re-election.

    As a result, committee members Sitch and Smith were re-elected.

    To view a list of the current committee members, please click here.

    During general business, members posed a number of operational questions to which the president and chief executive officer responded.