(1927 - 2015) - Inducted in 2001. Legend status in 2008
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Dubbed "The Cups King", Bart Cummings has achieved an unsurpassed training record in feature races, most notably in the Melbourne Cup.
Cummings has trained the winners of a record 12 Melbourne Cups and in five of those wins, he also trained the runner-up.His other notable achievements include:
The many champions to have come under Cummings' care include Galilee, Let's Elope, Saintly, Light Fingers, Taj Rossi, Think Big and So You Think.
His Group 1 wins now total 266 at the end of 2013.
Cummings was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001. He was awarded Legend status in 2008.
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