The 2019 Melbourne Cup is scheduled to run on Tuesday 5th November 2019 at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria, and will be the 159th running of the 'race that stops a nation'.
Prizemoney for this year's Melbourne Cup is in excess of $7,000,000, making it the richest handicap race in the world over 3200 metres.
The 2019 Melbourne Cup nominations will be taken in September and the final field & barrier draw will be released on the first day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival in November.
The 2019 Melbourne Cup final field & barrier draw will be held on Derby Day at Flemington on Saturday 2nd November 2019 following the completion of the meeting.
The Melbourne Cup field is generally released shortly after the Derby Day meeting has finished. The barrier draw is typically held around 6.30pm in the evening, where the Melbourne Cup final field & barrier draw will be completed.
We will have the Melbourne Cup final field and barrier draw as soon as it is announced, so make sure you return after the Derby Day meeting to see how your Cup fancy fared in the barrier draw.
Nominations will be released in early September, along with handicap declarations. First, Second & Final acceptances will be announced in October and November.
|2019 Melbourne Cup Nominations:||Tuesday 3rd September 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup Late Nominations:||Tuesday 10th September 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup Handicaps Declared:||Tuesday 11th September 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances:||Tuesday 8th October 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup Second Acceptances:||Monday 28th October 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup Final Acceptances:||Saturday 2nd November 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw:||Saturday 2nd November 2019|
|2019 Melbourne Cup Date:||Tuesday 5th November 2019|
Dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Victoria Racing Club.
Melbourne Cup Day is held at Flemington racecourse and the 2019 Melbourne Cup will run as Race 7 on the card with a 3:00pm (AEST) start time.
Of $7,050,000.1st $4,000,000, 2nd $1,000,000, 3rd $500,000, 4th $300,000, 5th $200,000, 6th $150,000, 7th $150,000, 8th $150,000, 9th $150,000, 10th $150,000, 11th $150,000, 12th $150,000
No Allowances for apprentices. Field Limit: 24
|1||111||Best Solution||6||S Bin Suroor||57.5||P Cosgrave|
|2||x43||The Cliffsofmoher||9||A O'Brien||56.5||R Moore|
|3||11x||Magic Circle||17||I Williams||56.0||C Brown|
|4||0x0||Chestnut Coat||4||Y Yahagi||55.5||Y Kawada|
|5||41x||Muntahaa||13||J Gosden||55.5||J Crowley|
|6||2x0||Sound Check||16||M Moroney||55.5||J Childs|
|7||694||Who Shot Thebarman||18||C Waller||55.5||B Melham|
|8||410||Ace High||22||D Payne||55.0||T Angland|
|9||12x||Marmelo||10||H Morrison||55.0||H Bowman|
|10||114||Avilius||11||J Cummings||54.5||G Schofield|
|11||3x1||Yucatan||23||A O'Brien||54.5||J McDonald|
|12||266||Auvray||1||R Freedman||54.0||T Berry|
|13||1x3||Finche||15||C Waller||54.0||Z Purton|
|14||30||Red Cardinal||5||D Weir||54.0||D Oliver|
|15||59||Vengeur Masque||2||M Moroney||54.0||P Moloney|
|16||401||Ventura Storm||7||D B Hayes & T Dabernig||54.0||M Zahra|
|17||x31||A Prince Of Arran||20||C Fellowes||53.0||M Walker|
|18||770||Nakeeta||3||I Jardine||53.0||R Bayliss|
|19||473||Sir Charles Road||14||L O'Sullivan & A Scott||53.0||D Dunn|
|20||80||Zacada||24||M Baker & A Forsman||53.0||D Lane|
|21||341||Runaway||12||G Waterhouse & A Bott||52.0||S Baster|
|22||327||Youngstar||8||C Waller||51.5||C Williams|
|23||12x||Cross Counter||19||C Appleby||51.0||K McEvoy|
|24||515||Rostropovich||21||A O'Brien||51.0||W Lordan|
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