2019 Melbourne Cup Results

2019 Melbourne Cup Results

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

The 2019 Melbourne Cup Results saw the Danny O’Brien-trained Vow And Declare become the first Australian-bred Melbourne Cup winner since Shocking (2009).

Improving off a lead-up second in the Melbourne Cup, the Declaration Of War four-year-old relished the step-up to two-miles and held off a string of internationals to secure the famous three-handled trophy.

The official Melbourne Cup 2019 results saw the previous year’s third placegetter, Charlie Fellowes’ UK raider Prince Of Arran, finish second following a successful protest that demoted original second-past-the-post, Master Of Reality, to fourth.

The protesting horse was the Aidan O’Brien-trained Il Paradiso, successfully elevated into third to complete the post-protest Melbourne Cup 2019 trifecta.

Jockey Craig Williams celebrated his first victory in the ‘race that stops a nation’ aboard the 2019 Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare, giving the galloper a brilliant ride.

It was also the second year the horse donning the Number 23 Melbourne Cup saddlecloth was successful following Cross Counter (2018).

Read the full story on the Melbourne Cup 2019 results by following the link, and view the complete 24-horse Melbourne Cup finishing order for 2019 below.

2019 Melbourne Cup Results & Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty
1 23 VOW AND DECLARE Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 21 52kg
2 12 PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB) Charlie Fellowes Michael Walker 0.2L 8 54kg 1.0kg
3 20 IL PARADISO (USA) Aidan O’Brien Wayne Lordan 0.3L 17 52.5kg
4 3 MASTER OF REALITY (IRE) Joseph O’Brien Frankie Dettori 0.4L 1 55.5kg
5 18 SURPRISE BABY (NZ) Paul Preusker Jordan Childs 0.9L 20 53.5kg 1.0kg
6 2 MER DE GLACE (JPN) Hisashi Shimizu Damian Lane 1.2L 2 56kg 1.0kg
7 11 FINCHE (GB) Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 1.4L 4 54kg
8 1 CROSS COUNTER (GB) Charlie Appleby William Buick 1.6L 5 57.5kg
9 21 STEEL PRINCE (IRE) Anthony Freedman Brett Prebble 2.1L 16 52.5kg
10 15 MAGIC WAND (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ryan Moore 3.6L 24 53.5kg
11 10 TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) Joseph O’Brien Hugh Bowman 3.8L 19 55kg
12 17 SOUND (GER) Michael Moroney James Winks 3.9L 10 53.5kg
13 19 CONSTANTINOPLE (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Joao Moreira 4.1L 7 52.5kg
14 4 MIRAGE DANCER (GB) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Ben Melham 4.3L 13 55.5kg
15 6 HUNTING HORN (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Seamie Heffernan 4.5L 11 55kg
16 13 RAYMOND TUSK (IRE) Richard Hannon Jamie Spencer 5L 3 54kg
17 22 THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Tim Clark 5.2L 18 52kg 0.5kg
18 7 LATROBE (IRE) Joseph O’Brien James McDonald 6.45L 22 55kg
19 5 SOUTHERN FRANCE (IRE) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 6.55L 14 55.5kg
20 24 YOUNGSTAR Chris Waller Tommy Berry 7.3L 9 52kg
21 16 NEUFBOSC (FR) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 8.3L 23 53.5kg
22 14 DOWNDRAFT (IRE) Joseph O’Brien John Allen 8.6L 15 53.5kg
23 8 MUSTAJEER (GB) Kris Lees Damien Oliver 10.85L 6 55kg
24 9 ROSTROPOVICH (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Dwayne Dunn 40.85L 12 55kg

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