Red Cadeaux rushed to veterinary clinic in ambulance

Melbourne Cup runner Red Cadeaux has been rushed to a veterinary clinic for surgery after breaking down just before the finish line in the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

It’s believed the 10-year-old marvel suffered an injury to its fetlock, above and behind the hoof.

Flemington Racecourse confirmed the news on social media.


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“We confirm Red Cadeaux incurred a suspected fetlock injury during the Emirates Melbourne Cup & has been taken to vet clinic for assessment.”

Today was the fifth Melbourne Cup for the Ed Dunlop-trained horse, which has placed second three times.

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