2009 Melbourne Cup

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The 2009 Melbourne Cup, the 149th running of Australia's most prestigious Thoroughbred horse race was run on Tuesday, 3 November 2009, starting at 3:00 PM local time (0400 UTC).[1]

The race was won by Shocking.[2] The 9-1 winner, trained by Mark Kavanagh and ridden by Corey Brown, won by three-quarters of a length.[3]

Participating Horses[edit]

Horses are from Australia, unless otherwise indicated.

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Horse Trainer Jockey Weight (kg) Barrier[b] Placing
1 Viewed Bart Cummings Brad Rawiller 58.0 9 07.7
2 C'est La Guerre(NZ) John Sadler (NZ) Nicholas Hall 55.5 7 08.8
3 Fiumicino(NZ) M,W & J Hawkes Steven King 55.5 24 22.22
4 Master O'Reilly(NZ) Danny O'Brien Vlad Duric 55.0 16 04.4
5 Mourilyan(IRE) Herman Brown (RSA) Glyn Schofield 54.5 14 03.3
6 Roman Emperor(NZ) Bart Cummings Hugh Bowman 54.0 15 21.21
7 Ista Kareem(NZ) Colin Little Luke Nolen 53.5 23 15.15
8 Crime Scene(IRE) Saeed bin Suroor (UAE) Kerrin McEvoy 53.0 11 02.2
9 Munsef(GB) Ian Williams Zac Purton 53.0 5 12.12
10 Zavite(NZ) Anthony Cummings Mark Zahra 53.0 3 19.19
11 Alcopop Jake Stephens Dom Tournuer 52.5 12 06.6
12 Harris Tweed(NZ) Murray & Bjorn Baker Craig Newitt 52.5 20 05.5
13 Kibbutz(NZ) Jarrod McLean Chris Symons 52.5 8 09.9
14 Newport Paul Perry Peter Wells 52.5 18 10.10
15 Warringah(GB) Chris Waller Damien Oliver 52.5 8 23.23
16 Gallions Reach(NZ) Richard Yuill Dwayne Dunn 52.0 6 13.13
17 Spin Around Steven Cooper(NZ) Mark Du Plessis 52.0 4 20.20
18 Basaltico(IRE) Luca Cumani (GB) Danny Nikolic 51.5 10 18.18
19 Capecover(NZ) Alexander R Fieldes Noel Harris 51.5 19 17.17
20 Daffodil(NZ) Kevin Gray Chris Munce 51.5 21 11.11
21 Shocking Mark Kavanagh Corey Brown 51.0 22 01.1
22 Allez Wonder Bart Cummings Michelle Payne 50.5 13 16.16
23 Changingoftheguard(IRE) David A. Hayes Glen Boss 50.5 1 99.SCR
24 Leica Ding Darren Weir Craig Williams 50.5 2 14.14
Notes
  • b Horses in barriers to the outside of the scratched horse will move inwards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 result
  2. ^ Mark Kavanagh's Shocking wins Melbourne Cup, The Australian, 3 November 2009
  3. ^ "Shocking claims Melbourne Cup win". BBC Sport. 3 November 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-04.