Horse Racing:Melbourne Cup Winners and Records

The Melbourne Cup is the most famous horse race in Australia. It is run on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington racecourse over a distance of 3200 metres.

Winners   (Horse and Jockey)

1861 Archer John Cutts
1862 Archer John Cutts
1863 Banker H. Chifney
1864 Lantern S. Davis
1865 Toryboy E. Cavanagh
1866 The Barb W. Davis
1867 Tim Whiffler John Driscoll
1868 Glencoe C. Stanley
1869 Warrior J. Morrison
1870 Nimblefoot J. Day
1871 The Pearl J. Cavanagh
1872 The Quack W. Enderson
1873 Don Juan W. Wilson
1874 Haricot P. Pigott
1875 Wollomai R. Batty
1876 Briseis Peter St. Albans
1877 Chester P. Pigott
1878 Calamia T. Brown
1879 Darriwell S. Cracknell
1880 Grand Flaneur Thomas Hales
1881 Zulu Jim Gough
1882 The Assyrian C. Hutchins
1883 Martini-Henry J. Williamson
1884 Malua Alick Robertson
1885 Sheet Anchor Mick O’Brien
1886 Arsenal W. English
1887 Dunlop Tommy Sanders
1888 Mentor Mick O’Brien
1889 Bravo James Anwin
1890 Carbine Robert Ramage
1891 Malvolio G. Redfearn
1892 Glenloth G. Robson
1893 Tarcoola Herbert Cripps
1894 Patron Henry G. Dawes
1895 Auraria J. Stevenson
1896 Newhaven H. J. Gardiner
1897 Gaulus Stephen Callinan
1898 The Grafter John Gough
1899 Merriwee V. Turner
1900 Clean Sweep Andrew Richardson
1901 Revenue Frederick J. Dunn
1902 The Victory Bobby Lewis
1903 Lord Cardigan Norman Godby
1904 Acrasia Tom Clayton
1905 Blue Spec Frank Bullock
1906 Poseidon Tom Clayton
1907 Apologue Bill Evans
1908 Lord Nolan J. R. Flynn
1909 Prince Foote William H. McLachlan
1910 Comedy King William H. McLachlan
1911 The Parisian R. Cameron
1912 Piastre A. Shanahan
1913 Posinatus A. Shanahan
1914 Kingsburgh George Meddick
1915 Patrobas Bobby Lewis
1916 Sasanof F. Foley
1917 Westcourt William H. McLachlan
1918 Night Watch Bill Duncan
1919 Artilleryman Bobby Lewis
1920 Poitrel Ken Bracken
1921 Sister Olive Teddy O’Sullivan
1922 King Ingoda Titch Wilson
1923 Bitalli Titch Wilson
1924 Backwood Bunty Brown
1925 Windbag James L. Munro
1926 Spearfelt Hugh Harold Cairns
1927 Trivalve Bobby Lewis
1928 Statesman James L. Munro
1929 Nightmarch Roy Reed
1930 Phar Lap James E. Pike
1931 White Nose N. Percival
1932 Peter Pan Bill Duncan
1933 Hall Mark J. O’Sullivan
1934 Peter Pan Darby Munro
1935 Marabou K. Voitre
1936 Wotan Ossie Phillips
1937 The Trump Ashley Reed
1938 Catalogue F. Shean
1939 Rivette Teddy Preston
1940 Old Rowley Andy Knox
1941 Skipton Billy Cook
1942 Colonus H. McCloud
1943 Dark Felt Vic Hartney
1944 Sirius Darby Munro
1945 Rainbird Billy Cook
1946 Russia Darby Munro
1947 Hiraji Jack Purtell
1948 Rimfire Ray Neville
1949 Foxzami William Fellows
1950 Comic Court Pat Glennon
1951 Delta Neville Sellwood
1952 Dalray Bill Williamson
1953 Wodalla Jack Purtell
1954 Rising Fast Jack Purtell
1955 Toparoa Neville Sellwood
1956 Evening Peal George Podmore
1957 Straight Draw Noel L. McGrowdie
1958 Baystone Mel Schumacher
1959 Macdougal Pat Glennon
1960 Hi Jinx William A. Smith
1961 Lord Fury Ray Selkrig
1962 Even Stevens Les Coles
1963 Gatum Gatum Jim Johnson
1964 Polo Prince Ron Taylor
1965 Light Fingers Roy Higgins
1966 Galilee John Miller
1967 Red Handed Roy Higgins
1968 Rain Lover Jim Johnson
1969 Rain Lover Jim Johnson
1970 Baghdad Note Midge Didham
1971 Silver Knight R. Bruce Marsh
1972 Piping Lane John Letts
1973 Gala Supreme Frank Reys
1974 Think Big Harry White
1975 Think Big Harry White
1976 Van der Hum Robert J. Skelton
1977 Gold and Black John Duggan
1978 Arwon Harry White
1979 Hyperno Harry White
1980 Beldale Ball John Letts
1981 Just A Dash Peter Cook
1982 Gurner’s Lane Mick Dittman
1983 Kiwi Jim Cassidy
1984 Black Knight Peter Cook
1985 What A Nuisance Pat Hyland
1986 At Talaq Michael Clarke
1987 Kensei Larry Olsen
1988 Empire Rose Tony Allan
1989 Tawrrific Shane Dye
1990 Kingston Rule Darren Beadman
1991 Let’s Elope Steven King
1992 Subzero Greg Hall
1993 Vintage Crop Michael Kinane
1994 Jeune Wayne Harris
1995 Doriemus Damien Oliver
1996 Saintly Darren Beadman
1997 Might and Power Jim Cassidy
1998 Jezabeel Chris Munce
1999 Rogan Josh John Marshall
2000 Brew Kerrin McEvoy
2001 Ethereal Scott Seamer
2002 Media Puzzle Damien Oliver
2003 Makybe Diva Glen Boss
2004 Makybe Diva Glen Boss
2005 Makybe Diva Glen Boss
2006 Delta Blues Yasunari Iwata
2007 Efficient Michael Rodd
2008 Viewed Blake Shinn
2009 Shocking Corey Brown
2010 Americain Gérald Mossé
2011 Dunaden Christophe Lemaire
2012 Green Moon Brett Prebble

Records

Most wins by a horse
3 – Makybe Diva (2003, 2004, 2005)
2 – Think Big (1974, 1975)
2 – Rain Lover (1968, 1969)
2 – Peter Pan (1932, 1934)
2 – Archer (1861, 1862)

Most wins by a jockey
4 – Bobby Lewis (1902, 1915, 1919, 1927)
4 – Harry White (1974, 1975, 1978, 1979)

Most wins by a trainer
12 – Bart Cummings (1965, 1966, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2008)

Most wins by an owner
4 – John Tait (1866, 1868, 1871, 1872)
4 – Etienne de Mestre (1861*, 1862*, 1867*, 1878) *The winners of these years were leased.
4 – Dato Tan Chin Nam (1974, 1975, 1996, 2008)
4 – Lloyd Williams (1981, 1985, 2007, 2012)

Other records

Record winning time – 3.16.30 Kingston Rule (1990)
Widest winning margin – 8 lengths by Archer in 1862 and Rain Lover in 1968.

Heaviest weight carried by winner – Carbine in 1890 with 10 stone 5 pounds (66 kg) Makybe Diva holds the record for a mare with 58 kg in 2005. The horse to carry the heaviest weight of all time was Phar Lap (10 stone 10 pounds) in 1931 when he ran 8th

Longest odds winners – Three horses have won at 100–1: The Pearl (1871), Wotan (1936) and Old Rowley (1940).
Shortest odds winner – Phar Lap at 8/11 in 1930.

Most runners – 39 (1890)
Fewest runners – 7 (1863)

Most attempts – Shadow King made six attempts to win the cup in seven years between 1929 and 1935. He ran 6th, 3rd, 2nd, 3rd,2nd and 4th

 

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