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ABC: Melbourne Cup: Michelle Payne rises from nasty falls to pinnacle of horse racing But as a female in a male-dominated sport, Payne still had to fight for acceptance and recognition of her skills - and in the wake of the biggest moment of her racing life, she laid out some home truths. “To think that (trainer) Darren Weir has given me a go and it’s (racing) such a chauvinistic sport, I know some of the owners were keen to kick me off, and (owner) John Richards and Darren stuck strongly with me,” she said. “I put in all the effort I could and galloped him all I could because I thought he had what it takes to win the Melbourne Cup. I want to say to everyone else, get stuffed, because women can do anything and we can beat the world. “I can’t say how grateful I am to them. I just wanted to say that everyone else get stuffed, because they think women aren’t strong enough but we just beat the world.”

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