Complete 2013 Melbourne Cup Results – Finishing Order

Fiorente has won the $6 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse today November 5, 2013.

The five-year-old burst through the pack to win the 2013 Melbourne Cup by close to a length ahead of a gutsy Red Cadeaux, who placed in second.

It was the second time in three years that Red Cadeaux finished second, after being pipped at the post by Dunaden in the closest Melbourne Cup photo finish in 2011.

Mount Athos battled on for third position, while Simenon passed the post in fourth position.

Fiorente has won the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse.

Fiorente has won the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Fiorente came of a fantastic third placing in the Group 1 Cox Plate last start and was too good for the other 24 horses in the field.

The win proved the first for trainer Gai Waterhouse, who has finished second on two previous occasions.

The most recent second was with Fiorente in last year’s edition of the Cup in what was his first Australia race start.

Barrier five has proved to be a lucky barrier, with Green Moon having won from the same gate just 12 months ago.

Jockey Damien Oliver was over the moon to claim the Melbourne Cup for the first time since Media Puzzle won in 2002.

“It’s a dream come true,” Oliver said.

“There’s a lot of emotions going through my body right now.

“I’m so wrapped that I can be part of Gai’s first one.

“I can’t thank her enough. We’ve been a great team together.”

Oliver admitted he had been confident all along going into the 2013 Melbourne Cup.

“It was amazing,” he said.

“I’ve been really excited about riding this horse and trying to keep a lid on it.

“It was just a matter of holding them off and he was too strong.

“It’s just an amazing race and I just couldn’t be more happy to win it again.”

Trainer Gai Waterhouse couldn’t contain her excitement after watching Fiorente sprint to the lead and hand her her first Melbourne Cup title.

“Didn’t (Oliver) ride him a treat?” Waterhouse said.

“It was quite a solidly run race.

“It was just fantastic.

“I’m so thrilled for all the owners.”

Simenon placed an impressive fourth in the 2013 Melbourne Cup after just one previous Australian run in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes, where he placed in third.

The best of the Australian bred horses was Fawkner, who placed in sixth, while Ethiopia put in a tremendous run to place in seventh position.

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 2013 Melbourne Cup Race Results & Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight (Penalty) Starting Price
1 6 FIORENTE (IRE) Gai Waterhouse Damien Oliver 5 $7F $7F
2 3 RED CADEAUX (GB) Ed Dunlop Gerald Mosse 0.75L 23 56.5kg $61
3 15 MOUNT ATHOS (IRE) Luca Cumani Craig Williams 2.25L 22 54kg $13
4 19 SIMENON (IRE) William Mullins Richard Hughes 2.45L 12 53.5kg $20
5 8 DANDINO (GB) Marco Botti Ryan Moore 3.45L 4 54.5kg $10
6 10 FAWKNER Robert Hickmott Nicholas Hall 5.95L 8 54.5kg (1.5kg) $16
7 9 ETHIOPIA Pat Carey Rhys McLeod 6.95L 14 54.5kg $81
8 5 BROWN PANTHER (GB) Tom Dascombe Richard Kingscote 7.25L 6 55kg $20
9 13 SUPER COOL Mark Kavanagh Corey Brown 7.65L 13 54.5kg $41
10 17 VOLEUSE DE COEURS (IRE) Michael Moroney James McDonald 7.95L 21 54kg $18
11 1 DUNADEN (FR) Mikel Delzangles Jamie Spencer 8.7L 1 58.5kg $61
12 12 SEVILLE (GER) Robert Hickmott Hugh Bowman 8.9L 9 54.5kg (1.0kg) $18
13 4 SEA MOON (GB) Robert Hickmott Steven Arnold 9.4L 7 56.5kg $11
14 16 ROYAL EMPIRE (IRE) Saeed Bin Suroor Kerrin McEvoy 10.4L 11 54kg $21
15 11 MOURAYAN (IRE) Robert Hickmott Brenton Avdulla 11.65L 19 54.5kg $151
16 20 IBICENCO (GER) Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 12.05L 17 53kg (1.0kg) $71
17 7 FORETELLER (GB) Chris Waller Craig Newitt 12.8L 15 55kg $31
18 14 MASKED MARVEL (GB) Robert Hickmott Michael Rodd 14.05L 2 54kg (cd 54.5kg) $41
19 22 DEAR DEMI Clarry Conners Chris Munce 14.8L 16 51kg $21
20 18 HAWKSPUR Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 19.05L 18 53.5kg $16
21 2 GREEN MOON (IRE) Robert Hickmott Brett Prebble 44.05L 10 57.5kg $31
22 23 TRES BLUE (IRE) Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 54.05L 20 51kg $26
23 24 RUSCELLO (IRE) Ed Walker Chad Schofield (a) 56.3L 24 50kg $51
FF 21 VEREMA (FR) Alain de Royer Dupre C-P Lemaire 3 53kg $17

4 Comments on Complete 2013 Melbourne Cup Results – Finishing Order

  1. Miss M says:

    Woohoo! Go Fiorente!

  2. Luke Meredith says:

    always love gai’s post-race chatter!

  3. Dennis Poole says:

    Amazing, the top five horses were all from overseas.

  4. eskimomick says:

    Gay congratulations your dad would be very proud of all of your acheivements and no doubt this one your biggest.

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