We’ve put together a chart of the winning saddle cloth numbers for over 120 past Melbourne Cup events. Last year’s winner Shocking jumped from barrier 21 wearing saddlecloth 21. This year’s favourite So You Think is wearing number 3 and jumping from barrier 3.
Looking at the ladies, and we uncover that mares have won the Melbourne Cup 13 times, 3 of which were Makybe Diva with 3 consecutive wins wearing saddle cloths 12, 5 and 1.
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