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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
|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||–|