2011 Melbourne Cup Barrier Statistics & History

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2011 Melbourne Cup Barrier Statistics & History

Even though they say it doesn’t matter there’s no doubt the Melbourne Cup Barriers Draw plays a big role in the prospects of a horse being able to win the race that stops the nation.

All you need to do is have a quick look through the Melbourne Cup Barrier Statistics to see which gates represent an advantage to the horse and which are best to avoid if possible.

Use this information to get a better understanding of your Melbourne Cup bets and make sure you’re at least aware of what you’re up against before the race jumps.

Hawk Island

Hawk Island has to make history by winning the 2011 Melbourne Cup from barrier 18

Also consider the barrier when looking at the odds to decide if they’re fair, too short or perhaps too long.

The barriers will play a role in the 2011 Melbourne Cup, even if the trainers of horses out wide hope it won’t.

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2011 Melbourne Cup Barrier Statistics & History

(since 1924)


Barrier 1

Wins: 4

Most recent: Kingston Rule (1990)

2011 entrant: Illo ($19 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 2

Wins: 2

Most recent: Might And Power (1997)

2011 entrant: Precedence ($41 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 3

Wins: 3

Most recent: Media Puzzle (2002)

2011 entrant: Lost In The Moment ($31 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 4

Wins: 4

Most recent: Kensei (1987)

2011 entrant: The Verminator ($101 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 5

Wins: 5

Most recent: Vintage Crop (1993)

2011 entrant: Modun ($26 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 6

Wins: 5

Most recent: Light Fingers (1965)

2011 entrant: Jukebox Jury ($12 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 7

Wins: 1

Most recent: Blackwood (1924)

2011 entrant: Unusual Suspect ($41 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 8

Wins: 5

Most recent: Viewed 2008

2011 entrant: Drunken Sailor ($41 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 9

Wins: 4

Most recent: Efficient (2007)

2011 entrant: Niwot ($9 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 10

Wins: 4

Most recent: Let’s Elope (1991)

2011 entrant: At First Sight ($14 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 11

Wins: 7

Most recent: Ethereal (2001)

2011 entrant: Lucas Cranach ($13 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 12

Wins: 2

Most recent: Foxzami (1949)

2011 entrant: Tullamore ($21 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 13

Wins: 2

Most recent: Baghdad Note (1970)

2011 entrant: Dunaden ($8.50 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 14

Wins: 6

Most recent: Makybe Diva (2005)

2011 entrant: Mourayan ([email protected] Luxbet)


Barrier 15

Wins: 1

Most recent: Silver Night (1973)

2011 entrant: Americain ($5.00 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 16

Wins: 3

Most recent: Jezabeel (1998)

2011 entrant: Red Cadeaux ($35 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 17

Wins: 4

Most recent: At Talaq (1986)

2011 entrant: Moyenne Corniche ($26 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 18

Wins: 0

Most recent:

2011 entrant: Hawk Island ($101 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 19

Wins: 5

Most recent: Red Handed (1967)

2011 entrant: Fox Hunt ($31 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 20

Wins: 2

Most recent: Empire Rose (1988)

2011 entrant: Older Than Time ($151 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 21

Wins: 3

Most recent: Rogan Josh (1999)

2011 entrant: Manighar ($41 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 22

Wins: 2

Most recent: Gurner’s Lane (1982)

2011 entrant: Saptapadi ($91 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 23

Wins: 3

Most recent: Brew (2000)

2011 entrant: Glass Harmonium ($31 @ Luxbet)


Barrier 24

Wins: 3

Most recent: Gala Supreme (1973)

2011 entrant: Shamrocker ($51 @ Luxbet)



It’s worth noting that prior to the introduction of a 24 horse limit there were other winning barriers as well.

25: 2


27: 1


So what does all this mean?

From the first half of the field (1-12) there have been noticeably more winner than horse drawn in the second half of the field.

That being said it’s clearly not impossible and perhaps the ratio isn’t as high as many might suspect.

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