The late Winter through the Spring in Australia (August through November) is where Championships are decided. Three of the four biggest races in Australia (Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup) are all run between mid-October and mid-November, and the championship races for sprinters and milers follow the same path. These races make up the Melbourne Spring Carnival. Here is a link to a web page that lists the short and ultimate goal for nearly every top Australian racehorse:
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