2017 Melbourne Cup Results
The 2017 Melbourne Cup was the 157th running of the ‘race that stops a nation’ won by Rekindling and trained by Joseph O’Brien. The second place was taken by Johannes Vermeer followed by Max Dynamite. The race was held on 7 November (public holiday) at Flemington Racecourse. Find out more information about the Melbourne Cup results in recent years.
Melbourne Cup Results from 2017
|1||22||REKINDLING (GB)||Joseph O’Brien||Corey Brown||51.5kg|
|2||7||JOHANNES VERMEER (IRE)||Aidan O’Brien||Ben Melham||54.5kg|
|3||9||MAX DYNAMITE (FR)||William Mullins||Zac Purton||54kg|
|4||13||BIG DUKE (IRE)||Darren Weir||Brenton Avdulla||53.5kg|
|5||18||NAKEETA (GB)||Iain Jardine||Glyn Schofield||53kg|
|6||21||THOMAS HOBSON (GB)||William Mullins||Ben Allen (a)||52kg|
|7||4||TIBERIAN (FR)||Alain Couetil||Olivier Peslier||55.5kg|
|8||17||LIBRAN (IRE)||Chris Waller||Dwayne Dunn||53kg|
|9||5||MARMELO (GB)||Hughie Morrison||Hugh Bowman||55kg|
|10||12||WICKLOW BRAVE (GB)||William Mullins||Stephen Baster||54kg|
|11||6||RED CARDINAL (IRE)||Andreas Wohler||Kerrin McEvoy||55kg|
|12||2||ALMANDIN (GER)||Robert Hickmott||Frankie Dettori||56.5kg|
|13||24||CISMONTANE (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Beau Mertens (a)||50kg|
|14||23||AMELIE’S STAR||Darren Weir||Dean Yendall||51kg|
|15||15||BOOM TIME||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Cory Parish||53kg (incl. 1.0kg penalty)|
|16||20||WALL OF FIRE (IRE)||Hugo Palmer||Craig Williams||53kg|
|17||19||SINGLE GAZE||Nick Olive||Ms Kathy O’Hara||53kg|
|18||14||US ARMY RANGER (IRE)||Joseph O’Brien||Jamie Spencer||53.5kg|
|19||3||HUMIDOR (NZ)||Darren Weir||Blake Shinn||56kg|
|20||1||HARTNELL (GB)||James Cummings||Damian Lane||57.5kg|
|21||10||VENTURA STORM (IRE)||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Glen Boss||54kg|
|22||8||BONDI BEACH (IRE)||Robert Hickmott||Michael Walker||54kg|
|23||16||GALLANTE (IRE)||Robert Hickmott||Michael Dee||53kg|
|–||11||WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ)||Chris Waller||Tommy Berry||–|
Melbourne Cup 2017 – Quick Facts
- Date: 7 November
- Time: 3pm (EDST)
- Track: Flemington Racecourse
- Distance: 3200m
- Prize Money: $6.25 million
Video of the 2017 Melbourne Cup (full race)
Melbourne Cup 2017 FAQ
Who won the Melbourne Cup in 2017?
The ‘race that stops a nation’ was won in 2017 by Rekindling.
Is there a female jockey in the Melbourne Cup?
The first female jockey to win the event was Michelle J. Payne an Australian jockey.
Who came second in the Melbourne Cup 2017?
The second place went to Johannes Vermeer trained by Aidan O’Brien.