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4:00 Flemington (AUS) 6 Nov 2018

Lexus Melbourne Cup (Group 1 Handicap) (3yo+) (Turf)

(3yo+) 2m Good To Soft
1st £2,456,647.40 2nd £578,034.68 3rd £289,017.34 4th £173,410.40 5th £115,606.94 6th £86,705.20 7th £86,705.20 8th £86,705.20 9th £86,705.20 10th £86,705.20 11th £86,705.20 12th £86,705.20
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (19)  
3 80 116
b g Teofilo (IRE) - Waitress (USA) (Kingmambo)
Waited with in rear, slightly impeded after 3 1/2f, remained in final trio, 6th last and not clear run when switched outside over 2f out, strong run under pressure from 1 1/2f out, led final 50yds, readily
2 (10) 1
5 89 115
b h Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Capriolla (In The Wings)
Waited with towards rear, 3rd last halfway, began to close 2 1/2f out, good progress 1 1/2f out, led entering final furlong, ran on under pressure, headed final 50yds, no extra
3 (20) 2 [3]
5 85 109
b g Shirocco (GER) - Storming Sioux (Storming Home)
Always prominent, chased leaders 3f out, ridden to challenge 1 1/2f out, led well over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, stayed on
4 (15) ½ [3½]
4 87 110
ch g Frankel - Binche (USA) (Woodman)
Always prominent, chased leader from halfway, driven to dispute lead 2f out, headed well over 1f out, stayed on at same pace
5 (21) 1 [4½]
3 80 t 111
b c Frankel - Tyranny (Machiavellian)
In touch on outer, lost place halfway, 8th and pushed along approaching 2f out, good progress under pressure to dispute 4th 1 1/2f out, stayed on gamely, run flattened out late on
6 (8) [5¾]
4 82 102
b f High Chaparral (IRE) - Starspangled (IRE) (Danehill)
Soon settled in midfield, 11th halfway, driven to close 3f out but not clear run 2 1/2f out, soon in clear and ridden 2f out, stayed on from over 1f out, no impression final 75yds
7 (14) [8¼]
5 85 tb 102
b g Myboycharlie (IRE) - Giant Mystique (AUS) (Giant's Causeway)
Prominent, driven to dispute lead 2f out, soon headed, dropped away final furlong
8 (6) ½ [8¾]
4 91 112
b c Kodiac - Al Andalyya (USA) (Kingmambo)
Missed break and 5 lengths adrift, recovered to race in final trio, headway on inner over 2 1/2f out, stayed on under pressure, never dangerous
9 (13) ¾ [9½]
5 810 106
gr g Dansili - Qertaas (IRE) (Linamix)
Waited with in midfield, dropped towards rear before halfway, progress 3 1/2f out, midfield and bumped 2f out, stayed on under pressure final furlong, never nearer
10 (7) [11]
5 88 Over-Weights 1 tp 102
b g Zoffany (IRE) - Sarawati (IRE) (Haafhd)
Midfield, ridden to chase leaders over 2f out, soon beaten
11 (23) ¾ [11¾]
4 88 b 101
b c Galileo (IRE) - Six Perfections (FR) (Celtic Swing)
Midfield on outer, driven and no real impression 3f out, went left and bumped rival 2f out, stayed on over 1f out, run petered out final 100yds
12 (3) shd [11¾]
7 85 t 98
b g Sixties Icon - Easy Red (IRE) (Hunting Lion)
Towards rear of midfield on inner, steady headway from 3f out, 7th and staying on well over 1f out, effort flattened out final 100yds
13 (24) 2 [13¾]
6 85 b 96
b g Zabeel (NZ) - Lacada (AUS) (Giant's Causeway)
Towards rear, came wide into straight, kept on under pressure inside final 2f, not pace to ever be in contention
14 (4) [16]
4 810 98
ch c Heart's Cry (JPN) - White Veil (JPN) (Kurofune)
Midfield, lost place halfway, towards rear and pushed along over 3f out, ridden and effort 3f out, hampered and lost all momentum 2 1/2f out, kept on again from well over 1f out, never on terms
15 (2) hd [16¼]
6 87 95
b g Monsun (GER) - Venetian Beauty (USA) (Lear Fan)
Chased leaders on inner, close 4th and driven 2f out, soon weakened
16 (17) [19½]
6 811 95
b g Makfi - Minkova (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Raced in midfield, effort and close enough 3f out, ridden and beaten final 2f
17 (18) 3 [22½]
10 810 t 90
b g Yamanin Vital (NZ) - Ears Carol (NZ) (Carolingian)
Towards rear, came very wide into straight, no impression final 2f
18 (16) 5 [27½]
5 810 84
bb h Lando (GER) - Sky Dancing (IRE) (Exit To Nowhere)
Towards rear, good progress to be prominent halfway, ridden and lost place 3f out, soon beaten, ran in this race and all previous races as Sound Check
19 (12) ½ [28]
4 83 77
bb r Manhattan Rain (AUS) - Catshaan (AUS) (Catrail)
Led, driven and headed over 2f out, weakened quickly
20 (22) shd [28¼]
4 89 b 82
bk c High Chaparral (IRE) - Come Sunday (AUS) (Redoute's Choice)
Close up on outer, 4th and pushed along entering final 4f, weakened inside final 2 1/2f
21 (1) 40 [68¼]
7 87 t 32
b g Le Havre (IRE) - Ameyrah (IRE) (In The Wings)
Prominent on inner, driven and began to fold from well over 3f out, soon ridden and weakened
22 (11) 1 [69¼]
4 88 32
b g Pivotal - Alessandria (Sunday Silence)
Waited with in final quartet, badly hampered when rival went wrong after 3 1/2f and became detached in last, driven and no impression 3f out, eased when held final 2f
23 (5) ½ [69¾]
6 87 b1 31
b g Montjeu (IRE) - Notable (Zafonic)
Midfield on inner, dropped towards rear before halfway, well beaten over 2f out
PU (9)  
4 813 t
bb c Galileo (IRE) - Wave (IRE) (Dansili)
Towards rear of midfield, went wrong and pulled up after 3 1/2f
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