1861 Melbourne Cup

1861 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Thrsday, November 7)
First: 710 pounds; Second: 20 pounds.
1 5-1 ARCHER (b h 5y, William Tell (GB) - Maid of Oaks) Tr: Etienne De Mestre 9.7 J Cutts
2 3-1 fav MORMON (br h 6y, The Premier (GB) - Delaware Girl) Tr: xx 10.1 W Simpson
3 20-1 PRINCE (blk g a, Warlock - Duchess) Tr.xx 8.0 J Bishop
Then followed:
4 20-1 Antonelli (br c 3y, Cardinal Wiseman - Crazy Jane)   6.7 Cowen
5 5-1 Toryboy (gr g 4y, Wollaton (GB) - Fair Ellen)   7.11 H Cooke
6 10-1 Flatcatcher (gr g a, Dolo (GB) - Ganymede)   9.8 Perkins
7 12-1 The Moor (blk g a, Walrus - Madcap)   8.12 Robinson
00 12-1 Nutwith (ch g a, Sir Hercules - Flora McIvor)   8.12 S Waldock
00 10-1 Inheritor (b g a, Bookworm - Bessy Bedlam)   8.7 McCabe
00 25-1 Grey Dawn (b m 4y, King Alfred (GB) - Medora)   7.12 Yeend
00 50-1 Black Bess (blk m 6y, Little John - The Young English mare)   7.11 Monaghan
00 33-1 Sorcerer (ch g 3y, Abdallah - Witch)   6.9 Hughes
00 20-1 Eagle's Plume (br c 3y, Warhawk (GB) - Rosebud)   6.7 Lankey
00 20-1 Fireaway (rn g 3y, High Sheriff (GB) - Lucetta)   6.6 H Howard
00 50-1 Lucy Ashton (br f 3y, Abdallah - Lucy)   6.4 S Davis
Fell 7-2 Dispatch (ch m a, The Premier - Sun Beam)   8.9 J Morrison
Fell 20-1 Twilight (br m a, Phantom - Sea Gull)   7.12 Haynes
Fell 16-1 Medora (br f 3y, High Sheriff (GB) - Dora)   7.0 J Henderson
 
Scratched: Defence, Partisan. Won by: 6 lengths, 2 lengths. Time: 3:52.0.
Dispatch and Medora were both badly injured and were put down . # Eagle's Plume - weighed out for the race but after doing his prelims returned to the saddling paddock and took no part.
1861 MELBOURNE CUP

Two miles (Thrsday, November 7)
First: 710 pounds; Second:
20 pounds.
1 5-1 ARCHER (b h 5y, William Tell (GB) – Maid of Oaks) Tr: Etienne De Mestre 9.7 J Cutts
2 3-1 fav MORMON (br h 6y, The Premier (GB) – Delaware Girl) Tr: xx 10.1 W Simpson
3 20-1 PRINCE (blk g a, Warlock – Duchess) Tr.xx 8.0 J Bishop
Then followed:
4 20-1 Antonelli (br c 3y, Cardinal Wiseman – Crazy Jane)   6.7 Cowen
5 5-1 Toryboy (gr g 4y, Wollaton (GB) – Fair Ellen)   7.11 H Cooke
6 10-1 Flatcatcher (gr g a, Dolo (GB) – Ganymede)   9.8 Perkins
7 12-1 The Moor (blk g a, Walrus – Madcap)   8.12 Robinson
00 12-1 Nutwith (ch g a, Sir Hercules – Flora McIvor)   8.12 S Waldock
00 10-1 Inheritor (b g a, Bookworm – Bessy Bedlam)   8.7 McCabe
00 25-1 Grey Dawn (b m 4y, King Alfred (GB) – Medora)   7.12 Yeend
00 50-1 Black Bess (blk m 6y, Little John – The Young English mare)   7.11 Monaghan
00 33-1 Sorcerer (ch g 3y, Abdallah – Witch)   6.9 Hughes
00 20-1 Eagle’s Plume (br c 3y, Warhawk (GB) – Rosebud)   6.7 Lankey
00 20-1 Fireaway (rn g 3y, High Sheriff (GB) – Lucetta)   6.6 H Howard
00 50-1 Lucy Ashton (br f 3y, Abdallah – Lucy)   6.4 S Davis
Fell 7-2 Dispatch (ch m a, The Premier – Sun Beam)   8.9 J Morrison
Fell 20-1 Twilight (br m a, Phantom – Sea Gull)   7.12 Haynes
Fell 16-1 Medora (br f 3y, High Sheriff (GB) – Dora)   7.0 J Henderson
 
Scratched: Defence,
Partisan. Won by: 6 lengths, 2 lengths. Time:
3:52.0.
Dispatch and Medora were both badly injured and were put down . # Eagle’s Plume – weighed out for the race but after doing his prelims returned to the saddling paddock and took no part.