Jump to: navigation, search

2009 Melbourne Cup

The 2009 Melbourne Cup, the 149th running of Australia's most prestigious Thoroughbred horse race was run on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, starting at 3:00 PM local time (0400 UTC).[1]

File:2009MelbourneCupLogo.jpg
Official logo for the 2009 Melbourne Cup

The race was won by Shocking.[2] The 9-1 winner, trained by Mark Kavanagh and ridden by Corey Brown, won by three-quarters of a length. [3]

Participating Horses

Horses are from Australia, unless otherwise indicated.

Entry Order Horse Trainer Jockey Weight (kg) Barrier[b] Placing
1 Viewed Bart Cummings Brad Rawiller 58.0 9 7
2 C'est La Guerre(NZ) John Sadler (NZ) Nicholas Hall 55.5 7 8
3 Fiumicino(NZ) M,W & J Hawkes Steven King 55.5 24 22
4 Master O'Reilly(NZ) Danny O'Brien Vlad Duric 55.0 16 4
5 Mourilyan(IRE) Herman Brown (RSA) Glyn Schofield 54.5 14 3
6 Roman Emperor(NZ) Bart Cummings Hugh Bowman 54.0 15 21
7 Ista Kareem(NZ) Colin Little Luke Nolen 53.5 23 15
8 Crime Scene(IRE) Saeed bin Suroor (UAE) Kerrin McEvoy 53.0 11 2
9 Munsef(GB) Ian Williams Zac Purton 53.0 5 12
10 Zavite(NZ) Anthony Cummings Mark Zahra 53.0 3 19
11 Alcopop Jake Stephens Dom Tournuer 53.0 12 6
12 Harris Tweed(NZ) Murray & Bjorn Baker Craig Newitt 52.5 20 5
13 Kibbutz(NZ) Jarrod McLean Chris Symons 52.5 8 9
14 Newport Paul Perry Peter Wells 52.5 18 10
15 Warringah(GB) Chris Waller Damien Oliver 52.5 8 23
16 Gallions Reach(NZ) Richard Yuill Dwayne Dunn 52.0 6 13
17 Spin Around Steven Cooper(NZ) Mark Du Plessis 52.0 4 20
18 Basaltico(IRE) Luca Cumani (GB) Danny Nikolic 51.5 10 18
19 Capecover(NZ) Alexander R Fieldes Noel Harris 51.5 19 17
20 Daffodil(NZ) Kevin Gray Chris Munce 51.5 21 11
21 Shocking Mark Kavanagh Corey Brown 51.0 22 1
22 Allez Wonder Bart Cummings Michelle Payne 50.5 13 16
23 Changingoftheguard(IRE) David A. Hayes Glen Boss 50.5 1 SCR
24 Leica Ding Darren Weir Craig Williams 50.5 2 14

Notes </dt>

  • b Horses in barriers to the outside of the scratched horse will move inwards.

References




Share

Premier Equine Classifieds

Subscribe

Subscribe to our newsletter and keep abreast of the latest news, articles and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Did You Know?

Modern horse breeds developed in response to a need for "form to function", the necessity to develop certain physical characteristics in order to perform a certain type of work... More...


The Gypsy Cob was originally bred to be a wagon horse and pulled wagons or caravans known as Vardos; a type of covered wagon that people lived in... More...


Archaeological evidence indicates that the Arabian horse bloodline dates back 4,500 years. Throughout history, Arabian horses spread around the world by both war and trade.... More...


That the term "Sporthorse" is a term used to describe a type of horse rather than any particular breed... More...