2018 Melbourne Cup Results
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The 2018 Melbourne Cup the ‘race that stops a nation’ was a happy end for the Cross Counter that won the race. He finished a length ahead of Marmelo, who came second and of A prince of Arran that finished third. The 2018 Melbourne Cup was the 158th running of the most popular race. The race was held at Flemington Racecourse on the first Tuesday in November at 3 pm. Find out more about the Melbourne Cup results in recent years.
Melbourne Cup Results from 2018
|1st||23. Cross Counter (GB) (19)||C.Appleby||K.McEvoy||51kg||$4,000,000|
|2nd||9. Marmelo (GB) (10)||H.Morrison||H.Bowman||55kg||$1,000,000|
|3rd||17. A Prince Of Arran (GB) (20)||C.Fellowes||M.Walker||53kg||$500,000|
|4th||13. Finche (GB) (15)||C.J.Waller||Z.Purton||54kg||$300,000|
|5th||24. Rostropovich (IRE) (21)||A.O’Brien||W.M.Lordan||51kg||$200,000|
|6th||22. Youngstar (8)||C.J.Waller||C.Williams||51.5kg||$150,000|
|7th||19. Sir Charles Road (14)||L.O’Sullivan & A.Scott||D.Dunn||53kg||$150,000|
|8th||1. Best Solution (IRE) (6)||S.B.Bin Suroor||P.Cosgrave||57.5kg||$150,000|
|9th||5. Muntahaa (IRE) (13)||J.Gosden||J.Crowley||55.5kg||$150,000|
|10th||16. Ventura Storm (IRE) (7)||D. & B.Hayes & T.Dabernig||M.Zahra||54kg||$150,000|
|11th||11. Yucatan (IRE) (23)||A.O’Brien||J.B.McDonald||54.5kg||$150,000|
|12th||18. Nakeeta (GB) (3)||I.Jardine||R.Bayliss||53kg||$150,000|
|13th||20. Zacada (NZ) (24)||M.Baker & A.Forsman||D.M.Lane||53kg||–|
|14th||4. Chestnut Coat (JPN) (4)||Y.Yahagi||Y.Kawada||55.5kg||–|
|15th||15. Vengeur Masque (IRE) (2)||M.D.Moroney||P.M.Moloney||54kg||–|
|16th||3. Magic Circle (IRE) (17)||I.Williams||C.Brown||56kg||–|
|17th||7. Who Shot Thebarman (NZ) (18)||C.J.Waller||B.J.Melham||55.5kg||–|
|18th||6. Sound Check (GER) (16)||M.D.Moroney||J.Childs||55.5kg||–|
|19th||21. Runaway (12)||G. Waterhouse & A. Bott||S.Baster||52kg||–|
|20th||8. Ace High (22)||D.L.Payne||T.Angland||55kg||–|
|21st||12. Auvray (FR) (1)||R.A.Freedman||T.Berry||54kg||–|
|22nd||10. Avilius (GB) (11)||J.A.Cummings||G.Schofield||54.5kg||–|
|23rd||14. Red Cardinal (IRE) (5)||D.K.Weir||D.Oliver||54kg||–|
|FF||2. The Cliffs of Moher (IRE) (9)||A.O’Brien||R.Moore||56.5kg||–|
Melbourne Cup – Quick Facts
- Date: 6 November 2018
- Time: 3pm (EDST)
- Track: Flemington Racecourse
- Distance: 3200m
- Race number: 7
- Prize money: $7.3 million
- Most wins by a trainer: 12 – Bart Cummings
Video of the 2018 Melbourne Cup
Melbourne Cup Results from 2018 FAQ
Who won the Melbourne Cup 2018?
The Melbourne Cup 2018 winner was Cross Counter trained by Charlie Appleby.
How many horses will be in the Melbourne Cup 2020?
Like every year the Melbourne Cup field is made up of 24 horses.
What was the number horse than won the Melbourne Cup 2018?
The number horse was 23 Cross Counter.