Melbourne Cup Results

The 2019 Melbourne Cup Results will be known when the two mile classic runs on Tuesday November 5, 2019 as Flemington Race 7.

2019 Melbourne Cup Results

  • 1st: #23 Vow And Declare
  • 2nd: #12 Prince Of Arran
  • 3rd: #20 Il Paradiso
  • 4th #3 Master Of Reality



The Melbourne Cup Results are out as soon as the $7.75 million Group 1 Lexus 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.

2019 Melbourne Cup Results

The official 2019 Melbourne Cup Results & Finishing Order will be provided in full below as soon as the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ is run and won on Tuesday November 5, 2019 . 

The Melbourne Cup 2019 Results saw the local Danny O’Brien-trained four-year-old Vow And Declare ($11) give jockey Craig Williams his maiden victory, the out-and-out stayer going one better than his Caulfield Cup second relishing the rails-run to beat home a field of international raiders. Prince Of Arran was elevated from third to second after the protest from Il Paradiso against Master Of Reality was upheld.

Read more on the 2019 Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 23 VOW AND DECLARE Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 21 52kg $11
2 12 PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB) Charlie Fellowes Michael Walker 0.2L 8 54kg $17
3 20 IL PARADISO (USA) Aidan O’Brien Wayne Lordan 0.3L 17 52.5kg $15
4 3 MASTER OF REALITY (IRE) Joseph O’Brien Frankie Dettori 0.4L 1 55.5kg $26
5 18 SURPRISE BABY (NZ) Paul Preusker Jordan Childs 0.9L 20 53.5kg $12
6 2 MER DE GLACE (JPN) Hisashi Shimizu Damian Lane 1.2L 2 56kg $9.50
7 11 FINCHE (GB) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 1.4L 4 54kg $8.50F
8 1 CROSS COUNTER (GB) Charlie Appleby William Buick 1.6L 5 57.5kg $13
9 21 STEEL PRINCE (IRE) Anthony Freedman Brett Prebble 2.1L 16 52.5kg $61
10 15 MAGIC WAND (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ryan Moore 3.6L 24 53.5kg $26
11 10 TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) Joseph O’Brien Hugh Bowman 3.8L 19 55kg $41
12 17 SOUND (GER) Michael Moroney James Winks 3.9L 10 53.5kg $91
13 19 CONSTANTINOPLE (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Joao Moreira 4.1L 7 52.5kg $9.50
14 4 MIRAGE DANCER (GB) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Ben Melham 4.3L 13 55.5kg $51
15 6 HUNTING HORN (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Seamie Heffernan 4.5L 11 55kg $51
16 13 RAYMOND TUSK (IRE) Richard Hannon Jamie Spencer 5L 3 54kg $21
17 22 THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Tim Clark 5.2L 18 52kg $31
18 7 LATROBE (IRE) Joseph O’Brien James McDonald 6.45L 22 55kg $21
19 5 SOUTHERN FRANCE (IRE) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 6.55L 14 55.5kg $26
20 24 YOUNGSTAR Chris Waller Tommy Berry 7.3L 9 52kg $31
21 16 NEUFBOSC (FR) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 8.3L 23 53.5kg $101
22 14 DOWNDRAFT (IRE) Joseph O’Brien John Allen 8.6L 15 53.5kg $21
23 8 MUSTAJEER (GB) Kris Lees Damien Oliver 10.85L 6 55kg $19
24 9 ROSTROPOVICH (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Dwayne Dunn 40.85L 12 55kg $41

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 2019 Results on Tuesday November 5, 2019 !

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
2019 Vow And Declare Danny O’Brien Craig Willliams 3:24.76
2018 Cross Counter Charlie Appleby Kerrin McEvoy 3:21.17
2017 Rekindling Joseph O’Brien Corey Brown 3:21.29
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

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