2017 Melbourne Cup Results

2017 Melbourne Cup Results

  • 1st: #22 Rekindling
  • 2nd: #7 Johannes Vermeer
  • 3rd: #9 Max Dynamite
  • 4th: #13 Big Duke

The Melbourne Cup 2017 results saw goliath racehorse owner Lloyd Williams run the quinella securing back-to-back victories and his record sixth Loving Trophy with the lightly-raced European three-year-old Rekindling flying under the light weight (51.5kg) to run down the also Irish-trained Johannes Vermeer for the win. Rekindling became the first international Melbourne Cup winner to salute first-up with a previous Australian start since Vintage Crop (1993) and was prepared by 24-year-old Joseph O’Brien whose father Aidan prepared the runner-up Johannes Vermeer. The 2017 Melbourne Cup Trifecta was rounded out by the William Mullins-trained Max Dynamite who was runner-up in the 2015 edition of the classic.

Read the full 2017 Melbourne Cup Results as the race happened by following the link, checking out he official 2017 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order on all 23 runners below.

2017 Melbourne Cup Results & Finishing Order

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 22 REKINDLING (GB) Joseph O’Brien Corey Brown 4 51.5kg $15
2 7 JOHANNES VERMEER (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ben Melham 0.4L 3 54.5kg $13
3 9 MAX DYNAMITE (FR) William Mullins Zac Purton 2.9L 2 54kg $20
4 13 BIG DUKE (IRE) Darren Weir Brenton Avdulla 5.65L 5 53.5kg $21
5 18 NAKEETA (GB) Iain Jardine Glyn Schofield 6.4L 19 53kg $41
6 21 THOMAS HOBSON (GB) William Mullins Ben Allen (a) 8.65L 20 52kg $21
7 4 TIBERIAN (FR) Alain Couetil Olivier Peslier 9.15L 22 55.5kg $31
8 17 LIBRAN (IRE) Chris Waller Dwayne Dunn 9.65L 7 53kg $61
9 5 MARMELO (GB) Hughie Morrison Hugh Bowman 9.75L 16 55kg $7
10 12 WICKLOW BRAVE (GB) William Mullins Stephen Baster 10.5L 8 54kg $71
11 6 RED CARDINAL (IRE) Andreas Wohler Kerrin McEvoy 11.25L 23 55kg $16
12 2 ALMANDIN (GER) Robert Hickmott Frankie Dettori 11.45L 14 56.5kg $7
13 24 CISMONTANE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Beau Mertens (a) 12.2L 17 50kg $41
14 23 AMELIE’S STAR Darren Weir Dean Yendall 12.95L 10 51kg $26
15 15 BOOM TIME David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Cory Parish 13.95L 9 53kg (incl. 1.0kg penalty) $34
16 20 WALL OF FIRE (IRE) Hugo Palmer Craig Williams 15.45L 15 53kg $11
17 19 SINGLE GAZE Nick Olive Ms Kathy O’Hara 15.85L 11 53kg $31
18 14 US ARMY RANGER (IRE) Joseph O’Brien Jamie Spencer 16.15L 21 53.5kg $71
19 3 HUMIDOR (NZ) Darren Weir Blake Shinn 16.65L 13 56kg $11
20 1 HARTNELL (GB) James Cummings Damian Lane 28.65L 12 57.5kg $26
21 10 VENTURA STORM (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Glen Boss 30.15L 6 54kg $34
22 8 BONDI BEACH (IRE) Robert Hickmott Michael Walker 31.4L 1 54kg $71
23 16 GALLANTE (IRE) Robert Hickmott Michael Dee 99.9L 18 53kg $91
11 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Tommy Berry 0

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