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4:00 Flemington (AUS) 2 Nov 2021

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

(3yo+) 2m Good
1st £2,584,269.66 2nd £617,977.53 3rd £308,988.76 4th £196,629.21 5th £129,213.48 6th £89,887.64 7th £89,887.64 8th £89,887.64 9th £89,887.64 10th £89,887.64 11th £89,887.64 12th £89,887.64
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (18)  
6 90 t 122
b m Zed (NZ) - Opulence (NZ) (Danroad)
Settled in midfield, took closer order on outer turning in, asked for effort 2f out, soon quickened up and hung left, led 1 1/2f out, ridden along and soon clear, impressive
2 (15) 4
5 90 Extra-Weights 4 118
b g Shamus Award (AUS) - Miss Argyle (AUS) (Iglesia)
Prominent, settled in 2nd after 5f, pressed leader turning in, led 3f out, soon ridden along, headed 1 1/2f out, not pace of winner final 1 1/2f, kept on well to hold 2nd
3 (14) ½ [4½]
5 90 117
b h Noble Mission - Limonar (IRE) (Street Cry)
Settled behind leading group, shaken up and took closer order over 2f out, carried slightly left and switched out over 1 1/2f out, ridden along and quickened over 1f out, went 3rd 150yds out, kept on, ridden out
4 (10) hd [4¾]
5 712 101
b g Nathaniel (IRE) - Miss Kenton (IRE) (Pivotal)
Prominent throughout, shaken up and every chance over 2f out, outpaced by winner from 1 1/2f out, dropped to 4th 150yds out, ridden out, clear of rest
5 (5) 6 [10¾]
6 87 103
b h Savabeel (AUS) - The Glitzy One (AUS) (Flying Spur)
Led narrowly 1 1/2f out, short of room and shuffled back to midfield after 2f, shaken up over 2f out, stayed on to go 5th 110yds out, no chance with leading quartet, pushed out close home
6 (20) 2 [12¾]
5 83 Extra-Weights 3 97
b g Champs Elysees - Zacchera (Zamindar)
Settled behind leading group towards outer, took closer order over 6f out, pushed along and pressed leader over 2f out, ridden along and weakened from 2f out
7 (3) ¾ [13½]
4 86 Extra-Weights 2 b 99
b c Galileo (IRE) - Bye Bye Birdie (IRE) (Oasis Dream)
Close up 2f, settled in midfield, angled out and shaken up 3f out, kept on but no chance with leaders
8 (23) shd [13½]
5 86 99
b g Champs Elysees - Air Kiss (Red Ransom)
In rear of midfield, shaken up and headway on outer from under 3f out, kept on into midfield, never on terms with leaders
9 (12) [16¾]
5 80 89
b m Tavistock (NZ) - Star Of Tralee (NZ) (Zabeel)
Settled behind leading group, shaken up 3f out, outpaced by leaders from over 2f out, kept on
10 (19) ½ [17¼]
6 83 b 92
b m Dundeel (NZ) - Ana's Mail (AUS) (Anabaa)
Towards rear, switched out and shaken up under 3f out, stayed on into midfield, never on terms with leaders
11 (2) [19½]
8 92 tp 102
b g Teofilo (IRE) - Dream On Buddy (IRE) (Oasis Dream)
Midfield, ridden along over 3f out, no impression, never a factor
12 (16) 2 [21½]
5 83 b1 87
b m Reliable Man - Arapaho Miss (AUS) (Danehill Dancer)
In rear, ridden along 3f out, passed a few beaten horses, never involved
13 (7) ½ [22]
5 712 t 82
b g Galileo (IRE) - Anja (IRE) (Indian Ridge)
Close up 1 1/2f, settled behind leading group on inner, dropped to midfield and shaken up 3f out, not quicken and soon behind
14 (17) shd [22¼]
3 80 Over-Weights 2 96
b c Camelot - Sparrow (IRE) (Oasis Dream)
Towards rear, ridden along over 2f out, limited headway, never a factor
15 (4) [23½]
4 87 b 89
b c Jakkalberry (IRE) - Extra Explosive (NZ) (Ekraar)
Settled in rear of midfield, effort 3f, soon well behind
16 (6) 1 [24½]
6 84 tb 85
b g Maxios - Magma (GER) (Dubai Destination)
Towards rear, well held final 2f
17 (1) ½ [25]
5 84 85
b g Sea The Moon (GER) - Diablerette (Green Desert)
Close up 2f, settled in midfield, switched out and asked for effort 2f out, not quicken and soon well behind
18 (8) ¾ [25¾]
6 84 p 84
br g So You Think (NZ) - Norzita (NZ) (Thorn Park)
Midfield, shaken up and lost position from 3f out, behind final 1 1/2f
19 (9) nk [26]
6 85 84
b g So You Think (NZ) - Lamanka Lass (USA) (Woodman)
Prominent, led after 1 1/2f out, headed after 3f, settled behind leaders, shaken up and weakened from 4f out
20 (11) [29¼]
5 85 81
br g Pierro (AUS) - Ofcourseican (AUS) (Mossman)
Led after 3f, pressed and pushed along 4f out, headed 3f out, ridden along and weakened from over 2f out
21 (22) [33½]
4 83 b 74
b g Le Havre (IRE) - Keira (FR) (Turtle Bowl)
Midfield, ridden along under 3f out, no impression, well held final 2f
22 (21) 8 [41½]
4 85 67
b g Tavistock (NZ) - Luminova (NZ) (Zabeel)
Always towards rear
23 (13) 12 [53½]
6 86 b 55
ch g Ocean Park (NZ) - Cool Storm (NZ) (One Cool Cat)
Midfield, ridden along and weakened from over 2f out, soon well held
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