Fingers racehorse Melbourne Cup winner
Light Fingers was foaled in 1961 and was by Le Filou out of the mare
Cuddlesome (by Red Mars)
Her main claim to fame was
winning the Melbourne
Cup in 1965 by trained by Bart Cummings and ridden by Roy Higgins.
Light Fingers won many feature
races including the VRC
Oaks 1964, and the 1965
In the same year, she also
won the Wakeful
Stakes and the Edward Manifold Stakes.
In 1965, she won the Sandown
Guineas and Craiglee Stakes, the 1966 Sandown
Cup, and the 1968 St.
George Stakes were among her notable feature wins.