Well, it is 3.10pm here in Australia and the 150th Melbourne Cup has been run and won!
1st Americain - 6yo Horse by DYNAFORMER - AMERICA G & Mrs V Ryan, K & Mrs C Bamford, the Australian-owned, American bred, French trained horse ridden by Hong Kong based French jockey Gerald Mosse. A victory to the United nations of Racing! LOL!
2nd Maluckyday - 4yo Gelding by ZABEEL - NATALIE WOOD N Moraitis A M, ridden by Luke Nolen. A young stayer that will benefit from this years run and will be a force next year!
3rd So You think - 4yo Horse by HIGH CHAPARRAL - TRIASSIC Dato Tan Chin Nam & Tunku Ahmad Yahaya, Bart Cumming trained and ridden by Steven Arnold - run down at the finish by Americain, this young horse will be improved by this run and the experience.
Zipping was officially fourth!
Oh! Descarado failed to finish, so, as 4yo gelding that may be the last of its racing days!