Melbourne Cup, Cox Plate winner Saintly dies

Champion racehorse Saintly, the winner of the 1996 Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup for trainer Bart Cummings, has died aged 24.

Cummings’ son Anthony announced the death of the gelding known as the “horse from heaven” via Twitter on Friday morning

 

Saintly winning the Melbourne Cup:

“Saintly, the horse from heaven, has gone home. He gave us so much” Cummings said.

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