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Emirates Melbourne Cup (Group 1)
3200m - Flemington - Tuesday, 3 November 2009
Open $5,500,000
Track: Dead Time: 3:23.87
1   Shocking M A Kavanagh C W Brown, 21
10
51.0
  4h   Street Cry (IRE) x Maria Di Castiglia (GB) (Danehill (USA) )
Lot 118; 2007 MM Premier Yearling Sale; Vendor - Ilala Stud; Buyer - WASHPOOL LODGE  $45,000
 Sett MF wide trail/WNC & angled clear turning in. Drew level 200m & forged ahead. Lost plate.
2 0.8 Crime Scene  (IRE)   Saeed Bin Suroor K Mc Evoy, 10
41
53.0
  7g   Royal Applause (GB) x Crime (USA) (Gulch (USA) )
Not offered for sale
 Slotted in 7th, 6th & into clear 4th turning in. Forged ahead 300m. Joined/edged out from 200m. Beat rest clearly.
3 1.5 Mourilyan  (IRE)   H J Brown G Schofield, 13
21
54.5
  6h   Desert Prince (IRE) x Mouramara (IRE) (Kahyasi (IRE) )
Not offered for sale
 Sett WTMF. Weaved passage & closed in steadily/strongly.
4 Master O'Reilly  (NZ)   D T O'Brien V Duric, 15
12
55.0
 Sett WTMF & into clear turning in. Came on steadily/solidly down outside.
5 Harris Tweed  (NZ)   M P Baker C Newitt, 19
101
52.5
 Sett next to last (clipped heels WP 1st time), imp slightly WTMF before closing in MF widest off t. Battled on well.
6 Alcopop   Jake Stephens D Tourneur, 11
4.7
52.5
 Sett MF fence (raced tight early/crowded 1700m). WTMF wide trail app t. Worked home well.
7 Viewed   J B Cummings B Rawiller, 8
6.5
58.0
 Sett MF/WTMF (clipped heels 300m 1st time/checked WP 1st time/eased 1500m). Held-up next to last turning in. Worked home well.
8 C'est La Guerre  (NZ)   J D Sadler Nicholas Hall, 6
26
55.5
 Sett MF fence/wide trail & worked home well.
9 Kibbutz  (NZ)   J A McLean Chris Symons, 7
67
52.5
 Sett MF (crowded 1700m). Worked to line well.
10 Newport   P M Perry Peter Wells, 17
41
52.5
 Sett MF/WTMF tt. Worked home steadily.
11 Daffodil  (NZ)   K Gray C Munce, 20
15
51.5
 Sett WTMF fence & off rails turning in. Almost fell early strt & failed to get clear run final 200m.
12 Munsef  (GB)   Ian Williams Z Purton, 4
51
53.0
 Sett MF (Lpos near 800m). Battled on.
13 Gallions Reach  (NZ)   R A Yuill D Dunn, 5
201
52.0
 Sett 2W 4th & off heels 3rd turning in. Loomed/drew level briefly.
14 Leica Ding   D K Weir Craig Williams, 1
26
50.5
 Sett WTMF (raced tight 600m 1st time), MF fence/2W tt. Got off rails. Battled on.
15 Ista Kareem  (NZ)   C W Little L Nolen, 22
101
53.5
 Sett last, next to last & widest turning in.
16 Allez Wonder   J B Cummings Ms Michelle Payne, 12
26
50.5
 Sett MF fence (pulled early/mid-race). Off rails turning in & battled on.
17 Capecover  (NZ)   A R Fieldes N G Harris, 18
101
51.5
 Sett next to last, held-up last fence turning in. Came off rails & difficulty obtaining run to line.
18 Basaltico  (IRE)   L M Cumani D Nikolic, 9
26
51.5
 Sett MF (raced tight 600m 1st time), Lpos WTMF & next to last turning in.
19 Zavite  (NZ)   A J Cummings M Zahra, 2
61
53.0
 Sett 4th, 5th fence & off rails turning in. Battled on before dropping away.
20 Spin Around   S Cooper M R Du Plessis, 3
201
52.0
 Sett 6th, 7th fence & clear rails run turning in. Only battled.
21 Roman Emperor  (NZ)   J B Cummings J Bowman, 14
11
54.0
 Crept up WNC 3rd 1st turn, 2W 2nd into back (over-raced early/mid-race) & joined leader turning in. Fell away. Vetted.
22 Fiumicino  (NZ)   M, W & J Hawkes S R King, 23
67
55.5
 Sett 2W 2nd, 3rd fence & 2W turning in. Fell away.
23 Warringah  (GB)   C J Waller D Oliver, 16
31
53.0
 Led them up before joined turning in. Fell away. Vetted.