2018 Melbourne Cup Results

2018 Melbourne Cup Results

  • 1st: #23 Cross Counter
  • 2nd: #9 Marmelo
  • 3rd: #17 Prince Of Arran
  • 4th: #13 Finche

The 2018 Melbourne Cup Results saw the Charlie Appleby-trained UK raider Cross Counter salute for the powerhouse Godolphin stable who celebrated their maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ after three decades of trying.

Carrying just 51kg to victory, the Kerrin McEvoy-trained 2018 Melbourne Cup winner Cross Counter was able to beat home fellow international Marmelo (2nd).

The Melbourne Cup result in 2018 saw McEvoy win the famous two-mile handicap for a third time following his previous victories aboard 2006 (Almandin) and in 2000 (Brew).

It was an all-overseas affair in the 2018 Melbourne Cup trifecta with the Charlie Fellowes-trained Prince Of Arran running third.

Sadly, Irish colt The CliffsofMoher failed to finish the race and was euthanised after he suffered a fractured right shoulder.

Read the full Melbourne Cup 2018 Results for a complete rundown of the event by following the link, and view the complete Melbourne Cup finishing order from the race below.

2018 Melbourne Cup Results & Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty
1 23 CROSS COUNTER (GB) Charlie Appleby Kerrin McEvoy 19 51kg
2 9 MARMELO (GB) Hughie Morrison Hugh Bowman 1L 10 55kg
3 17 A PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB) Charlie Fellowes Michael Walker 3L 20 53kg
4 13 FINCHE (GB) Chris Waller Zac Purton 3.5L 15 54kg
5 24 ROSTROPOVICH (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Wayne Lordan 4.5L 21 51kg
6 22 YOUNGSTAR Chris Waller Craig Williams 5.75L 8 51.5kg
7 19 SIR CHARLES ROAD Lance O’Sullivan & Andrew Scott Dwayne Dunn 8.25L 14 53kg
8 1 BEST SOLUTION (IRE) Saeed Bin Suroor Pat Cosgrave 8.75L 6 57.5kg
9 5 MUNTAHAA (IRE) John Gosden Jim Crowley 9.5L 13 55.5kg
10 16 VENTURA STORM (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 11L 7 54kg (cd 54.5kg)
11 11 YUCATAN (IRE) Aidan O’Brien James McDonald 11.75L 23 54.5kg 2.5kg
12 18 NAKEETA (GB) Iain Jardine Regan Bayliss 11.85L 3 53kg
13 20 ZACADA (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Damian Lane 13.85L 24 53kg
14 4 CHESTNUT COAT (JPN) Yoshito Yahagi Yuga Kawada 16.1L 4 55.5kg
15 15 VENGEUR MASQUE (IRE) Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 16.3L 2 54kg
16 3 MAGIC CIRCLE (IRE) Ian Williams Corey Brown 19.55L 17 56kg
17 7 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Ben Melham 22.55L 18 55.5kg
18 6 SOUND CHECK (GER) Michael Moroney Jordan Childs 27.55L 16 55.5kg
19 21 RUNAWAY Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Stephen Baster 28.05L 12 52kg 1.5kg
20 8 ACE HIGH David Payne Tye Angland 28.15L 22 55kg
21 12 AUVRAY (FR) Richard Freedman Tommy Berry 68.15L 1 54kg
22 10 AVILIUS (GB) James Cummings Glyn Schofield 69.15L 11 54.5kg 1.5kg
23 14 RED CARDINAL (IRE) Darren Weir Damien Oliver 69.55L 5 54kg
FF 2 THE CLIFFSOFMOHER (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ryan Moore 9 56.5kg

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