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.

Melbourne Cup Results from 2018

1st23. Cross Counter (GB) (19)C.ApplebyK.McEvoy51kg$4,000,000
2nd9. Marmelo (GB) (10)H.MorrisonH.Bowman55kg$1,000,000
3rd17. A Prince Of Arran (GB) (20)C.FellowesM.Walker53kg$500,000
4th13. Finche (GB) (15)C.J.WallerZ.Purton54kg$300,000
5th24. Rostropovich (IRE) (21)A.O’BrienW.M.Lordan51kg$200,000
6th22. Youngstar (8)C.J.WallerC.Williams51.5kg$150,000
7th19. Sir Charles Road (14)L.O’Sullivan & A.ScottD.Dunn53kg$150,000
8th1. Best Solution (IRE) (6)S.B.Bin SuroorP.Cosgrave57.5kg$150,000
9th5. Muntahaa (IRE) (13)J.GosdenJ.Crowley55.5kg$150,000
10th16. Ventura Storm (IRE) (7)D. & B.Hayes & T.DabernigM.Zahra54kg$150,000
11th11. Yucatan (IRE) (23)A.O’BrienJ.B.McDonald54.5kg$150,000
12th18. Nakeeta (GB) (3)I.JardineR.Bayliss53kg$150,000
13th20. Zacada (NZ) (24)M.Baker & A.ForsmanD.M.Lane53kg
14th4. Chestnut Coat (JPN) (4)Y.YahagiY.Kawada55.5kg
15th15. Vengeur Masque (IRE) (2)M.D.MoroneyP.M.Moloney54kg
16th3. Magic Circle (IRE) (17)I.WilliamsC.Brown56kg
17th7. Who Shot Thebarman (NZ) (18)C.J.WallerB.J.Melham55.5kg
18th6. Sound Check (GER) (16)M.D.MoroneyJ.Childs55.5kg
19th21. Runaway (12)G. Waterhouse & A. BottS.Baster52kg
20th8. Ace High (22)D.L.PayneT.Angland55kg
21st12. Auvray (FR) (1)R.A.FreedmanT.Berry54kg
22nd10. Avilius (GB) (11)J.A.CummingsG.Schofield54.5kg
23rd14. Red Cardinal (IRE) (5)D.K.WeirD.Oliver54kg
FF2. The Cliffs of Moher (IRE) (9)A.O’BrienR.Moore56.5kg

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.

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