2016 Melbourne Cup Results

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The Melbourne Cup in 2016 was the 156th running of the ‘race that stops a nation’ held on the 1st November at Flemington Racecourse. The winner of the racecourse was Almandin a seven-year-old horse trained by Robert Hickmott. The race of 3200m was run in 3:20:58 with Almandin 1st, Heartbreak City 2nd and Hartnell 3td.

2016 Melbourne Cup Results

Place # Horse Jockey Trainer Weight
1st 17 Almandin  Kerrin McEvoy Robert Hickmott 52
2nd 13 Heartbreak City Joao Moreira Tony Martin 54
3rd 6 Hartnell James McDonald John O’Shea 56
4th 23 Qewy Craig Williams Charlie Appleby 51.5
5th 7 Who Shot Thebarman Hugh Bowman Chris Waller 56
6th 9 Almoonqith Michael Walker D & B Hayes & T Dabernig 54.5
7t 16 Beautiful Romance Stephen Baster Saeed bin Suroor 52.5
8th 5 Exospheric Damien Oliver L & A Freedman 56
9th 22 Pentathlon Mark Du Plessis John Wheeler 51.5
10th 1 Big Orange Jamie Spencer Michael Bell 57
11th 11 Grand Marshal Ben Melham Chris Waller 54.5
12th 20 Oceanographer Chad Schofield Charlie Appleby 52
13th 4 Bondi Beach Ryan Moore Aidan O’Brien 56
14th 19 Grey Lion Glen Boss Matt Cumani 52
15th 12 Jameka Nick Hall Ciaron Maher 54.5
16th 15 Excess Knowledge Vlad Duric G Waterhouse & A Bott 53.5
17th 2 Our Ivanhowe Dwayne Dunn L & A Freedman 57
18th 14 Sir John Hawkwood Black Spriggs John P Thompson 54
19th 18 Assign Katelyn Mallyon Robert Hickmott 52
20th 10 Gallante Blake Shinn Robert Hickmott 54.5
21st 21 Secret Number Stephen Baster Saeed bin Suroor 52
22nd 8 Wicklow Brave Frankie Dettori Willie Mullins 56
23rd 3 Curren Mirotic Tommy Berry Osamu Hirata 56.5
24th 24 Rose Of Virginia Ben E Thompson L & S Hope 51

Melbourne Cup 2016 – Quick Facts

  • Date: 1st November
  • Time: 3pm (EDST)
  • Track: Flemington Racecourse
  • Distance: 3200m
  • Prize Money: $6.2 million

Video of the 2016 Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup 2016 FAQ

Who won the Melbourne Cup in 2016?

The Melbourne Cup 2016  was won by Almandin, trained by Robert Hickmott.

What is the oldest horse to win the Melbourne Cup?

The oldest horse that won the Melbourne Cup was Catalogue (8 years old) in 1938.

Which jockey has won the most Melbourne Cups?

Damien Oliver had the most success with 3 wins and 3-second places from 25 riders in the Melbourne Cup.

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