Seymour Cup

The Seymour Cup may not have the illustrious history as the big races during the Melbourne Spring Carnival - the likes of the Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup or Victoria Derby - but it is the one of the most significant country cups held during the carnival.

Taking place at Seymour Racecourse on a Sunday in mid-October each year, the 1600m race is an open handicap with listed race status and generally pits the best country performers with those from the big city yards as they chase a share of the $150,000 prize money.

Although the winners are not usually seen contesting the big mile or middle distance races during the Spring Carnival after running in the Seymour Cup, Tears I Cry is an exception to the notion. After running third at Seymour in 2007, he was placed in the Group 2 Waterford Crystal Mile at Moonee Valley and took out the Group 1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

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