2009 Melbourne Cup Field

The Melbourne Cup for 2009 has come and gone. Read about Shocking’s win here: A Shocking Win – 2009 Melbourne Cup Results. Despite the fact the 2009 Melbourne Cup field contained 17 foreign runners, it was Australian-trained Shocking who took the title, barely wresting it from two Irish runners – Crime Scene and Mourilyan. The 2009 Melbourne Cup field was a testament to the international nature of the the race in the modern era, though international runners still aren’t reliably taking the Cup.

The final field for the 2009 Melbourne Cup looked as follows:

2009 Melbourne Cup Final Field:

#

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

Barrier

Weight

Penalty

Handicapper Rating

1
VIEWED
Bart Cummings Brad Rawiller 9 58 1.0 119
2
C’EST LA GUERRE (NZ)
John Sadler Nicholas Hall 7 55.5 111
3
FIUMICINO (NZ)
Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Steven King 24 55.5 112
4
MASTER O’REILLY (NZ)
Danny O’Brien Vlad Duric 16 55 110
5
MOURILYAN (IRE)
Herman Brown Glyn Schofield 14 54.5 112
6
ROMAN EMPEROR (NZ)
Bart Cummings Hugh Bowman 15 54 114
7
ISTA KAREEM (NZ)
Colin Little Luke Nolen 23 53.5 106
8
CRIME SCENE (IRE)
Saeed Bin Suroor Kerrin McEvoy 11 53 109
9
MUNSEF (GB)
Ian Williams Zac Purton 5 53 108
10
ZAVITE (NZ)
Anthony Cummings Mark Zahra 3 53 107
11
ALCOPOP
Jake Stephens Dom Tourneur 12 52.5 2.5 108
12
HARRIS TWEED (NZ)
Murray & Bjorn Baker Craig Newitt 20 52.5 107
13
KIBBUTZ (NZ)
Jarrod McLean Chris Symons 8 52.5 104
14
NEWPORT
Paul Perry Peter Wells 18 52.5 104
15
WARRINGAH (GB)
Chris Waller Damien Oliver 17 52.5 105
16
GALLIONS REACH (NZ)
Richard Yuill Dwayne Dunn 6 52 102
17
SPIN AROUND
Steven Cooper Mark Du Plessis 4 52 102
18
BASALTICO (IRE)
Luca Cumani Danny Nikolic 10 51.5 102
19
CAPECOVER (NZ)
Alexander R Fieldes Noel Harris 19 51.5 102
20
DAFFODIL (NZ)
Kevin Gray Chris Munce 21 51.5 110
21
SHOCKING
Mark Kavanagh Corey Brown 22 51 105
22
ALLEZ WONDER
Bart Cummings Michelle Payne 13 50.5 0.5 111
23
CHANGINGOFTHEGUARD (IRE)
scratched
David Hayes Glen Boss 1 50.5 108
24
LEICA DING
Darren Weir Craig Williams 2 50.5 0.5 105