Melbourne Cup Results

The 2016 Melbourne Cup Results were known on November 1, 2016.

2016 Melbourne Cup Results

  • 1st: Almandin
  • 2nd: Heartbreak City
  • 3rd: Harnell
Scroll down for full placings of all 24 horses.

Melbourne Cup Results News

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Qewy is primed for a strong performance in Saturday’s Listed Sandown Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

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The Melbourne Cup Results are out as soon as the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is run and won at 3:00pm (AEDT) at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday of November each year.

The Melbourne Cup is the richest handicap race in the world and because of this, and because of the quality of contenders in the Melbourne Cup field, the Melbourne Cup results are the most anticipated set of race results each and every year.

Read about how Alamandin won the 2016 Melbourne Cup from Heartbreak City.

2016 Melbourne Cup Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 17 ALMANDIN (GER) Robert Hickmott Kerrin McEvoy 17 52kg $11
2 13 HEARTBREAK CITY (FR) Tony Martin Joao Moreira 0.2L 23 54kg $19
3 6 HARTNELL (GB) John O’Shea James McDonald 4.45L 12 56kg $5.50F
4 23 QEWY (IRE) Charlie Appleby Craig Williams 6.7L 15 51.5kg $21
5 7 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 6.8L 20 56kg $26
6 9 ALMOONQITH (USA) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Walker 6.9L 19 54.5kg $31
7 16 BEAUTIFUL ROMANCE (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Damian Lane 7.9L 1 52.5kg $71
8 5 EXOSPHERIC (GB) Lee & Anthony Freedman Damien Oliver 8.65L 13 56kg $21
9 22 PENTATHLON (NZ) John Wheeler Mark Du Plessis 9.4L 4 51.5kg $81
10 1 BIG ORANGE (GB) Michael Bell James Spencer 9.5L 7 57kg $14
11 11 GRAND MARSHAL (GB) Chris Waller Ben Melham 9.8L 9 54.5kg $31
12 20 OCEANOGRAPHER (GB) Charlie Appleby Chad Schofield 10L 11 52kg $9
13 4 BONDI BEACH (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ryan Moore 10.75L 5 56kg $13
14 19 GREY LION (IRE) Matt Cumani Glen Boss 13.75L 16 52kg $41
15 12 JAMEKA Ciaron Maher Nicholas Hall 13.95L 3 54.5kg $8.50
16 15 EXCESS KNOWLEDGE (GB) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Vlad Duric 15.7L 21 53.5kg $61
17 2 OUR IVANHOWE (GER) Lee & Anthony Freedman Dwayne Dunn 15.8L 6 57kg $51
18 14 SIR JOHN HAWKWOOD (IRE) John P Thompson Blake Spriggs 20.8L 14 54kg $81
19 18 ASSIGN (IRE) Robert Hickmott Ms Katelyn Mallyon 20.9L 22 52kg $51
20 10 GALLANTE (IRE) Robert Hickmott Blake Shinn 22.15L 2 54.5kg $51
21 21 SECRET NUMBER (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Stephen Baster 22.35L 10 52kg $31
22 8 WICKLOW BRAVE (GB) William Mullins Frankie Dettori 24.35L 24 56kg $16
23 3 CURREN MIROTIC (JPN) Osamu Hirata Tommy Berry 27.35L 18 56.5kg $51
24 24 ROSE OF VIRGINIA (NZ) Lee & Shannon Hope Ben E Thompson (a) 99.9L 8 51kg $61

 

So what do the Melbourne Cup results cover?

  • The Melbourne Cup Winner – which horse crossed the line first and has added their name to the history books, their starting price
  • The Melbourne Cup Exacta – the first two horses over the line in the exact finishing order and how much the exacta paid
  • The Melbourne Cup Quinella – the Melbourne Cup winner and runner-up, punters can pick these in either order, and how much the quinella paid
  • The Melbourne Cup Trifecta – the first three placegetters from the Melbourne Cup and how much the trifecta paid
  • The Melbourne Cup First Four – the top four horses to finish in the Melbourne Cup, and how much the first four paid
  • Melbourne Cup Finishing Order – the exact finishing order of all the Melbourne Cup starters
  • Melbourne Cup Scratchings – any horses that were scratched from the field
  • Melbourne Cup Margin – the margin the Melbourne Cup winner had to spare over their rivals on the line
  • Melbourne Cup Time – the winning time recorded by the Melbourne Cup champion

One of the best places to go for the Melbourne Cup Results is right here at Races.com.au, or to see how you Melbourne Cup bets paid head to our preferred bookmaker – Ladbrokes.com.au.

Past Melbourne Cup Results

View a complete list of Past Melbourne Cup Winners by following the link to our dedicated page of champion stayers.

Looking over past Melbourne Cup results can be useful for betting purposes, but you need to look deeper than just who finished first. The place finishers also matter as they may return in later years to have more success or to place again. Remember, a horse that you can rely on to finish near the front of the pack is a horse you want to have in your Melbourne Cup First Four box bet.

The trick to using past Melbourne Cup results to help your betting is to avoid just looking at the Cup results. While the Melbourne Cup is a standalone event that means an easy afternoon at work for many people, it is actually the peak of a long lead up period of racing. The winners and placegetters of a handful of lead up races have tended to finish well in the Cup, and knowledge of which races to watch can give you clues for your Melbourne Cup betting.

Melbourne Cup Winners

While you shouldn’t just focus on the winners when looking at past Melbourne Cup results to help your betting, Melbourne Cup winners are certainly worth watching in the future.

Melbourne Cup winners don’t just top the Melbourne Cup results – they go on to perform well in other major races as well. While not every champion has continued to have a successful career after their Cup win, it is usual that a gelding or mare will continue to race for some time. A full male horse is less likely to continue, however, as they can profitably be put to stud on the Melbourne Cup win alone.

Stay tuned for the Melbourne Cup 2016 Results on Tuesday November 1st, 2016!

Recent Melbourne Cup Winners

See below for the Melbourne Cup Winners from 2000 – the present along with the winning Melbourne Cup trainers, jockeys and times.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Time
2016 Almandin Robert Hickmott Kerrin McEvoy 3.20.58
2015 Prince Of Penzance Darren Weir Michelle Payne 3.23.1
2014 Protectionist Andreas Wohler Ryan Moore 3.17.7
2013 Fiorente Gai Waterhouse Damien Oliver 3.20.3
2012 Green Moon Robert Hickmott Brett Prebble 3.20.4
2011 Dunaden Mikel Delzangles C.P. Lemaire 3.20.8
2010 Americain Alain De Royer-Dupre Gerald Mosse 3.26.8
2009 Shocking Mark Kavanagh Corey Brown 3.23.8
2008 Viewed JB Cummings Blake Shinn 3.20.4
2007 Efficient Graeme Rogerson Michael Rodd 3.23.3
2006 Delta Bluess Katsuhiko Sumii Y. Iwata 3.21.5
2005 Makybe Diva D.L. Freedman Glen Boss 3.19.1
2004 Makybe Diva D.L. Freedman Glen Boss 3.28.5
2003 Makybe Diva D.J. Hall Glen Boss 3.19.9
2002 Media Puzzle Dermot K. Weld Damien Oliver 3.16.9
2001 Ethereal Shelia Laxon S. Seamer 3.21.0
2000 Brew Michael Moroney Kerrin McEvoy 3.18.6