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4:00 Flemington (AUS) 5 Nov 2019

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

(3yo+) 2m Good To Soft
1st £2,569,060.77 2nd £607,734.81 3rd £303,867.40 4th £193,370.17 5th £127,071.82 6th £88,397.79 7th £88,397.79 8th £88,397.79 9th £88,397.79 10th £88,397.79 11th £88,397.79 12th £88,397.79
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (21)  
4 83 112
ch g Declaration Of War (USA) - Geblitzt (AUS) (Testa Rossa)
With leaders early, led after 2f, headed after 4f, always prominent on inner, driven final bend to chase leader 2f out, soon ridden, sustained challenge final furlong, led close home
4 (1) hd
4 810 115
b g Frankel - L'Ancresse (IRE) (Darshaan)
With leaders, chased leader after 2f, remained close up, led 2 1/2f out, ridden for home 2f out, ran on under pressure but moved left and headed close home, finished 2nd, disqualified and placed 4th
2 (8) nse [¼]
6 87 Extra-Weights 2 112
b g Shirocco (GER) - Storming Sioux (Storming Home)
With leaders early, always prominent, ridden to chase leading pair over 1 1/2f out, ran on under pressure final furlong, just missed out, finished 3rd, placed 2nd
3 (17) nse [nk]
3 84 b1 118
ch g Galileo (IRE) - Famous (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Held up towards rear, ridden and headway 2f out, ran on well final furlong, challenged between horses but squeezed out late on, finished 4th, placed 3rd
5 (20) ½ [¾]
5 86 Extra-Weights 2 110
bb g Shocking (AUS) - Bula Baby (NZ) (Kaapstad)
Held up in final pair, headway on outer approaching final 1 1/2f, ran on final furlong, nearest at finish
6 (2) nk [1]
4 811 Extra-Weights 2 b 115
b c Rulership (JPN) - Glacier Blue (JPN) (Sunday Silence)
Raced keenly, soon held up in midfield, lost place and angled out over 2 1/2f out, soon cut back inside and began to close 1 1/2f out, stayed on well final furlong, never nearer
7 (4) hd [1¼]
5 87 111
ch g Frankel - Binche (USA) (Woodman)
With leaders early, always prominent, slightly outpaced 3f out, ridden but no immediate impression inside final 2f, stayed on final furlong, run evened out final 75yds
8 (5) hd [1½]
4 91 119
b g Teofilo (IRE) - Waitress (USA) (Kingmambo)
Settled in midfield, stayed on under pressure inside final 2f, not pace to get on terms, effort levelled out late on
9 (16) ½ [2]
5 84 107
b g Nathaniel (IRE) - Steel Princess (IRE) (Danehill)
Raced keenly, held up in midfield, driven over 2f out, stayed on final furlong, never troubled leaders
10 (24) [3½]
4 86 107
b f Galileo (IRE) - Prudenzia (IRE) (Dansili)
Towards rear, headway approaching 1 1/2f out, stayed on final furlong, not pace to get on terms
11 (19) hd [3¾]
6 89 tp 110
b g Teofilo (IRE) - Dream On Buddy (IRE) (Oasis Dream)
Prominent on outer, led after 4f, headed 2 1/2f out, kept on at one pace
12 (10) shd [3¾]
6 86 107
bb h Lando (GER) - Sky Dancing (IRE) (Exit To Nowhere)
Towards rear of midfield, driven to stay on over 1 1/2f out, no further impression inside final furlong
13 (7) hd [4]
3 84 p 114
b g Galileo (IRE) - One Moment In Time (IRE) (Danehill)
Midfield on inner, angled out over 3f out, driven to take closer order more than 2f out, kept on final furlong but never able to land a blow
14 (13) hd [4¼]
5 810 t 111
b h Frankel - Heat Haze (Green Desert)
Raced keenly, held up in midfield, kept on at same pace final 2f, never dangerous
15 (11) hd [4½]
4 89 p 109
b c Camelot - Mora Bai (IRE) (Indian Ridge)
Prominent, close 3rd 4f out, soon ridden and no impression from 3f out, gradually left behind final 1 1/2f
16 (3) ½ [5]
4 87 107
b c High Chaparral (IRE) - Dancing Shoes (IRE) (Danehill)
Held up in midfield on inner, stayed on under pressure to chase leaders well over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong and dropped away
17 (18) hd [5]
4 83 Extra-Weights 1 107
b c Savabeel (AUS) - The Glitzy One (AUS) (Flying Spur)
Towards rear, some late headway, never threatened to get involved
18 (22) [6¼]
4 89 t 107
br c Camelot - Question Times (Shamardal)
Quickly taken inside from wide draw, towards rear of midfield on inner, ridden and effort 2f out, never in contention
19 (14) shd [6½]
4 810 t 108
b g Galileo (IRE) - Alta Anna (FR) (Anabaa)
Waited with in midfield on outer, ridden and shortlived effort 2 1/2f out
20 (9) ¾ [7¼]
5 83 t 100
b m High Chaparral (IRE) - Starspangled (IRE) (Danehill)
With leaders early, prominent, outpaced and ridden inside final 2f, soon beaten
21 (23) 1 [8¼]
4 86 b 102
gr g Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Nonsuch Way (IRE) (Verglas)
Raced keenly, held up in rear, passed beaten rivals, never in contention
22 (15) nk [8½]
4 86 t 102
b c Camelot - Cinnamon Rose (USA) (Trempolino)
Waited with towards rear of midfield, came widest of all final bend, soon beaten
23 (6) [10¾]
6 89 102
b g Medicean - Qelaan (USA) (Dynaformer)
Towards rear of midfield, quick progress on outer 4f out, chased leaders 2 1/2f out but came wide into straight, weakened final 2f
24 (12) dist [40¾]
4 89 t
b g Frankel - Tyranny (Machiavellian)
Waited with towards rear, ridden 3f out but no impression, soon weakened, tailed off
Following an objection from the rider of Il Paradiso, Master Of Reality, who passed the post 2nd, was disqualified and placed 4th - caused interference. Prince Of Arran was placed 2nd and Il Paridiso 3rd.
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