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Cummings New "Legend" In Sport Aust Hall-Of-Fame
Following last month's elevation of 80-year-old trainer Bart Cummings to "Legend" status in the Australian Racing-Hall-Of-Fame, he has now been elevated to the same "Legend" status in the Sport Australia Hall-Of-Fame at a function at Melbourne's Crown Casino. Cummings was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall-Of-Fame in 1991 & becomes the 28th sporting champion to be made a "Legend". Cummings has won a record 11 Gr1 Melbourne Cups (& the quinella 5 times) & overall boasts 249 Gr1 winners (also including 6 Caulfield Cups, 3 Cox Plates, 4 Golden Slippers, 5 Doncaster Handicaps, 12 Australian Cups, 8 Newmarket Handicaps & 31 Derbies).