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2014 Melbourne Cup

Damien Oliver celebrates winning the 2013 Melbourne Cup The 2014 Melbourne Cup will be the 154th running of Australia’s most famous thoroughbred race, held at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. With over $6m in prizemoney, the Melbourne Cup is the world’s richest turf race in 2014 and will again attracted quality staying horses from around the globe.

The favourite for the 2014 Melbourne Cup is currently Admire Rakti after the Japanese stallion and topweight’s impressive victory in the Caulfield Cup. He has been installed at $4.60 by the bookies, but will have to carry 58.5 kilograms for the richest race on Australian soil. The connections of the stallion have confirmed he will run, with the owner saying he was “very keen” to test his horse in Australia’s richest race.

Imported stayer Caravan Rolls On was penalised 1.5kg after its win in the Caulfield Cup on Wednesday, and is still not a confirmed starter in the $6 million race.

Q: What time does the Melbourne Cup start?
A: The 2014 Melbourne Cup is run at 3.00pm AEDT.

Q: What channel is the Cup on?
A: Channel Seven have the rights to the live race, at 3pm. Whilst 7TWO and 7Mate have been used, the main Channel Seven station will be broadcasting. Long time Melbourne horse racing caller Greg Miles will again call the race. Both Sky and TVN will show an immediate replay.

The full first acceptances list is here:

Number Horse Trainer Ballot Weight(Pnlty) Handicap Rating
1 ADMIRE RAKTI (JPN) Tomoyuki Umeda 1 58kg (0.5) 1.5
2 SILENT ACHIEVER (NZ) Roger James 2 56.5kg 1.5
3 GREEN MOON (IRE) Robert Hickmott 3 57kg 2.5
4 FAWKNER Robert Hickmott 4 57kg 2.5
5 RED CADEAUX (GB) Ed Dunlop 5 57kg 2.5
6 CAVALRYMAN (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor 6 57kg 2.5
7 THE OFFER (IRE) Gai Waterhouse 7 56.5kg 3
8 BANDE (IRE) Yoshito Yahagi 8 56.5kg 3
9 DANDINO (GB) Marco Botti 9 56.5kg 3
10 PROTECTIONIST (GER) Andreas Wohler 10 56.5kg 3
11 SEA MOON (GB) Robert Hickmott 11 56.5kg 3
12 MY AMBIVALENT (IRE) Roger Varian 12 54.5kg 3.5
13 KIRRAMOSA (NZ) John Sargent 13 53kg 3.5
14 SEISMOS (IRE) Marco Botti 14 56kg 3.5
15 HAWKSPUR Chris Waller 15 56kg 3.5
16 LUCIA VALENTINA (NZ) Kris Lees 16 53kg 3.5
17 ROYAL DIAMOND (IRE) Johnny Murtagh 17 55.5kg 4
18 JUNOOB (GB) Chris Waller 18 55.5kg(1.5) 4
19 SERTORIUS Jamie Edwards & Bruce Elkington 19 55kg 4.5
20 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller 20 55kg(0.5) 4.5
21 ZANBAGH Patrick Payne 21 52kg 4.5
22 MUTUAL REGARD (IRE) Johnny Murtagh 22 55kg 4.5
23 GATEWOOD (GB) John Gosden 23 55kg 4.5
24 WILLING FOE (USA) Saeed Bin Suroor 24 55kg 4.5
25 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart & James Cummings 25 54.5kg 5
26 SANGSTER (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 26 54kg 5.5
27 BLACK TYCOON Darren Weir 27 54kg 5.5
28 MR O’CEIRIN (NZ) Ciaron Maher 28 54kg 5.5
29 OPINION (IRE) Chris Waller 29 53.5kg 6
30 AU REVOIR (IRE) Andre Fabre 30 53.5kg 6
31 SLOW PACE (USA) Kris Lees 31 53.5kg 6
32 UNCHAIN MY HEART David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 32 51.5kg 6.5
33 SHOREHAM Saab Hasan 33 53kg 6.5
34 ARALDO (GB) Michael Moroney 34 53kg 6.5
35 PINSTRIPE LANE (NZ) Leon & Troy Corstens 35 51.5kg 6.5
36 LA AMISTAD Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 36 51.5kg 6.5
37 LORD VAN PERCY (GB) Andrew Balding 37 52.5kg 7
38 NOBLE PROTECTOR (GB) Robert Smerdon 38 51kg 7
39 MORE THAN SACRED Robert Smerdon 39 50.5kg 7.5
40 LET’S MAKE ADEAL Nigel Blackiston 40 50.5kg 7.5
41 BRIGANTIN (USA) Chris Waller 41 51.5kg 8
42 CELTIC PRINCE (NZ) Bjorn Baker 42 51kg 8.5
43 CARAVAN ROLLS ON (GB) Danny O’Brien 43 51kg (1.5) 8.5
44 BIG MEMORY (FR) Tony McEvoy 44 50.5kg 9
45 RENEW (IRE) Marco Botti 45 50.5kg 9
46 MARKSMANSHIP (IRE) Ciaron Maher 46 50.5kg 9
47 WISH COME TRUE (IRE) Peter G Moody 47 50.5kg 9
48 LIKE A CAROUSEL Ken Keys 48 50kg 9.5
49 OMINOUS (GB) Nigel Blackiston 49 50kg 9.5
50 WALTZING TO WIN David Huxtable 50 50kg 9.5
51 AMRALAH (IRE) Robert Hickmott 51= 54.5kg 5
52 ETHIOPIA Pat Carey 51= 54.5kg 5
53 BRAMBLES (NZ) Peter G Moody 53= 54kg 5.5
54 STIPULATE (GB) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 53= 54kg 5.5
55 CONTRIBUTER (IRE) John O’Shea 55= 53.5kg 6
56 LIDARI (FR) Peter G Moody 55= 53.5kg 6
57 BONFIRE (GB) Gai Waterhouse 57 53kg 6.5
58 LE ROI (GER) Tony McEvoy 58= 52.5kg 7
59 MASKED MARVEL (GB) Robert Hickmott 58= 52.5kg 7
60 GRIS CARO (GB) Jake Stephens 60= 52kg(1.5) 7.5
61 GALLATIN John O’Shea 60= 50.5kg 7.5
62 AKAVOROUN Ciaron Maher 62 51kg 8.5
63 ANCIENT KING (IRE) Peter G Moody 63= 50.5kg 9
64 PRINCE OF PENZANCE (NZ) Darren Weir 63= 50.5kg 9
65 ALI VITAL (NZ) Robbie Laing 65= 50kg 9.5
66 DON DOREMO (NZ) Robbie Laing 65= 50kg 9.5
67 GOLDONI (IRE) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 65= 50kg 9.5
68 KHALID (GB) Paul Perry 65= 50kg 9.5
69 PRETTY BLONDE Kym Healy 65= 50kg 9.5
70 QUAYSIDE Peter G Moody 65= 50kg 9.5
71 SIGNOFF (IRE) Darren Weir 65= 50kg 9.5
72 THUNDERBIRD ONE (NZ) Francis Finnegan 65= 50kg 9.5

 

The 2013 Melbourne Cup was won by the Gai Waterhouse-trained Fiorente, who ran down overseas raiders Red Cadeaux and Mount Athos to win the race for jockey Damien Oliver.

Melbourne Cup 2013:
Melbourne Cup 2013: Who won, who came last

Melbourne Cup 2013: Full Video replay [VIDEO]

Official 2013 Melbourne Cup finishing order and margins
1. Fiorente – WINNER
2. Red Cadeaux (0.75L)
3. Mount Athos (2.25L)
4. Simenon (2.45L)
5. Dandino (3.45L)
6. Fawkner (5.95L)
7. Ethiopia (6.95L)
8. Brown Panther (7.25L)
9. Super Cool (7.65L)
10. Voleuse De Coeurs (7.95L)
11. Dunaden (8.7L)
12. Seville (8.9L)
13. Sea Moon (9.4L)
14. Royal Empire (10.4L)
15. Mourayan(11.65L)
16. Ibicenco (12.05L)
17. Foreteller (12.8L)
18. Masked Marvel (14.05L)
19. Dear Demi (14.8L)
20. Hawkspur (19.05L)
21. Green Moon (44.05L)
22. Tres Blue (54.05L)
23. Ruscello (56.3L)
24. Verema – Failed to finish

OFFICIAL 2013 Melbourne Cup FIELD

No

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

Barrier

Weight

1

DUNADEN (FR)

Mikel Delzangles

Jamie Spencer

1

58.5kg

2

GREEN MOON (IRE)

Robert Hickmott

Brett Prebble

10

57.5kg

3

RED CADEAUX (GB)

Ed Dunlop

Gerald Mosse

23

56.5kg

4

SEA MOON (GB)

Robert Hickmott

Steven Arnold

7

56.5kg

5

BROWN PANTHER (GB)

Tom Dascombe

Richard Kingscote

6

55kg

6

FIORENTE (IRE)

Gai Waterhouse

Damien Oliver

5

55kg

7

FORETELLER (GB)

Chris Waller

Craig Newitt

15

55kg

8

DANDINO (GB)

Marco Botti

Ryan Moore

4

54.5kg

9

ETHIOPIA

Pat Carey

Rhys McLeod

14

54.5kg

10

FAWKNER

Robert Hickmott

Nicholas Hall

8

54.5kg

11

MOURAYAN (IRE)

Robert Hickmott

Brenton Avdulla

19

54.5kg

12

SEVILLE (GER)

Robert Hickmott

Hugh Bowman

9

54.5kg

13

SUPER COOL

Mark Kavanagh

Corey Brown

13

54.5kg

14

MASKED MARVEL (GB)

Robert Hickmott

Michael Rodd

2

54kg

15

MOUNT ATHOS (IRE)

Luca Cumani

Craig Williams

22

54kg

16

ROYAL EMPIRE (IRE)

Saeed Bin Suroor

Kerrin McEvoy

11

54kg

17

VOLEUSE DE COEURS (IRE)

Michael Moroney

James McDonald

21

54kg

18

HAWKSPUR

Chris Waller

Jim Cassidy

18

53.5kg

19

SIMENON (IRE)

William Mullins

Richard Hughes

12

53.5kg

20

IBICENCO (GER)

Peter G Moody

Luke Nolen

17

53kg

21

VEREMA (FR)

Alain de Royer Dupre

Christophe Lemaire

3

53kg

22

DEAR DEMI

Clarry Conners

Chris Munce

16

51kg

23

TRES BLUE (IRE)

Gai Waterhouse

Tommy Berry

20

51kg

24

RUSCELLO (IRE)

Ed Walker

Chad Schofield (a)

24

50kg

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