I’d like to thank Lloyd and (trainer) Rob Hickmott for giving me the chance.”, Joao Moreira: “It was a fantastic run, unfortunately we didn’t win the race. I sort of came in to the race nicely at the half-mile but he’s probably come to the end of his prep.”, Blake Shinn: “He was disappointing. MANLEY SAYS: Really good run from a top-class horse. My horse is much smaller than his and he gave 120 per cent of himself but at the end, I wasn’t able to succeed. Stewards lodged a minor protest because of interference (4th) vs (2nd), which was eventually upheld and consequently Prince Of Arran was upgraded to 2nd, Il Pardiso to 3rd and Master Of Reality was relegated to 4th place. This is where we wrap things for another Melbourne Cup Day. Become a member to join in Australia's biggest sporting debate, submit articles, receive updates straight to your inbox and keep up with your favourite teams and authors. We apologise for the inconvenience and are working to rectify ASAP. Couldn’t get to the outside on turning and was held up for a brief period, which probably cost him the race. After all the build-up, all the talk, all the rumours and tips, the thing we all want to know come Melbourne Cup day 2020 are the final results. The Melbourne Cup 2016 results saw prolific owner Lloyd Williams enjoy a fifth win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ when his horse Almandin won the $6.2 million classic in a narrow finish from the Tony Martin-trained Irish raider Heartbreak City. It came as 3AW Radio reported Lloyd Williams plans to attend today’s Melbourne Cup in person for the first time in 20 years. “If you go into the toilets you find all sorts of things,” one worker said in an interview with The Age. I was on the back of the first two and I’d had a better run. Captured a great grassroots sporting moment? Melbourne Cup Replay 2020. Finished off in determined fashion in a good run. Fan favourite Red Cadeaux finished second. The winner was ridden by champion Australian hoop Damien Oliver. The clean-up: 150 tonnes of #MelbourneCup day rubbish @ #Flemington will be gone by early morning. So he’s gone through thick and thin with me. MANLEY SAYS: Was nicely positioned but a fast-run 3200m was a bridge too far for the mare. In 2016, the Cup had total prize money of A$ 600,000. It will be windy at the races: “But not enough to blow hats away and ruin hairdos or anything like that”, Mr King said. No surprise “he was flat” in the straight. I’m superstitious about jockeys riding horses at track work. She’s still a young mare and probably needs a bit of grounding. Ben Melham: “He ran as good as he can go on that surface. After last year’s $101 winner that put the egg on the face of punters and form experts alike, the winner this year in Almandin was tipped by racing’s form experts and backed in the markets as well. https://t.co/xKQkRVmLWA pic.twitter.com/tuwSqLxBSC” #Classy . Ridden by Kerrin McEvoy, the incredible horse raced down the home straight side by side with Heartbreak City and only nudged ahead in the final 25m to hit the line in front by a short head. The Lloyd Williams stable does it again. Carrying the light weight of 52kg, jockey Craig Williams sent the horse forward from barrier 21. The global racing operation had five runners in Tuesday's race from three different stables and two hemispheres, with the John O'Shea-trained Hartnell leading home their runners in third. Watch the moment Vow and Declare wins the Melbourne Cup below: 2018 was the year of the Blue Army: after over twenty years and countless attempts, global giants Godolphin finally won the Melbourne Cup. The last horse to cross the finish line in 2019 was Rostropovich. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site, one worker said in an interview with The Age, Craig Lovett, a professional cleaner, told 3AW Radio on Monday. It was a smart decision. MANLEY SAYS: This Japanese stayer was part of the on pace battle and like the others up there was beaten a long way out. #threesheetstothewind pic.twitter.com/c3BSM1KukN. He probably needs it wetter to be more competitive in this grade.”. Today's runners had barely returned to their stalls before betting opened for the 2017 Melbourne Cup. WELCOME to our coverage of the 2016 Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse. They just had a better turn of foot.”. Chad Schofield: “He just didn’t back up. Australia’s richest horse race has been taken out by Almandin taking out the 2016 Melbourne Cup in a tight finish, over Heartbreak City. “Did you see how she bounced out of the barriers? They found their success with Cross Counter, a four-year-old gelding from Appleby’s stable in Newmarket, England. Let’s take a look at some of 2016’s biggest winners and losers. Watch the moment Fiorente wins the 2013 Melbourne Cup: Lloyd Williams won his fourth Melbourne Cup in 2012, with Green Moon scoring in the $6.2 million race. I didn’t let him. We want to see it! The Melbourne Cup is a prestigious greyhound race in Australia. Hugh Bowman: “I was delighted with my horse. He finally got it after 1000m but had expended plenty of petrol to get there. No. The final margin was two-and-three-quarter-lengths, with a further half-length to third. The race will also welcome some of Australia’s biggest celebrities to the exclusive Birdcage enclosure. All times AEDT (GMT +11). However, if you are looking for some early tips, be sure to visit our Melbourne Cup tips page. Godolphin has five runners in today’s race, including $5.50 race favourite Hartnell. ... Melbourne Cup 2016… In the winning move on the point of the turn he managed to get to the outside, while Moreira was held up, and then had a bumping duel with Jameka. We got a bit further back than what we wanted to but we had to ride him quiet to make sure he’d get the trip. If you get a chance to watch a replay after the hubub has died down, you’ll watch him position his mount just worse than midfield, glide along and pull out just at the right time. Moved into it nicely on the turn but probably didn’t have the sprint.”. Heartbreak City was second without a run and was brilliant, but would he have won if he’d had a run before hand? CHANNEL 7 commentator Bruce McAvaney has tipped an outsider to win the Melbourne Cup. Jameka has been the best backed with the TAB from Hartnell and Big Orange. MANLEY SAYS: Frankie kept him extremely wide in the straight the first time and kept pushing on out three wide looking for a spot just behind the leaders. Ben Thompson: “I had a nice run on the back of Big Orange and then Qewy from the 1800 (metres). And I’m looking forward to a beer after the last race I know that.”. here. He came over for his 15th Cup and went home empty handed on Wicklow Brave. Channel Seven’s live coverage was briefly interruped by a punter leaving the Flemington Racecourse in the aftermath of today’s Melbourne Cup. In a fleeting attempt to wrestle the microphone out of a reporter’s hand in the middle of a live cross. Also needs a wet track. The Melbourne Cup 2016 results saw prolific owner Lloyd Williams enjoy a fifth win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ when his horse Almandin won the $6.2 million classic in a narrow finish from the Tony Martin-trained Irish raider Heartbreak City. “He’s pretty good odds, he’s got the bad barrier, he’s got Frankie Dettori who’s ridden in the race 14 times and never won — he’s probably the most famous jockey in the world. The Williams family also has stakes in Gallante, Assign and Bondi Beach. He has been runner-up on three occasions, including most recently Crime Scene in 2009. The two wins give Gai a prizemoney haul of $145,000 over the first two races at Flemington.