1879 Melbourne Cup

1879 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 4)
First: 1645 pounds; Second: 200 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 33-1 DARRIWELL (br h 5y, Tim Whiffler (GB) - Norma) Tr: W Dakin 7.4 S Cracknell
2 7-1 SWEETMEAT (b h 4y, Yattendon - Sultana) Tr: xx 7.1 Nicholson
3 13-4 fav SUWARROW (gr c 3y, Snowden (GB) - Phizgig (GB) Tr: xx 6.1 cd 6.3 G Williams
Then followed:
4 50-1 Columbus (ch h 7y, Smuggler - Alice Drew)   7.7 Barr
5 10-1 Wellington (br h 4y, Panic (GB) - Frou Frou (GB)   8.2 Murphy
6 100-1 Colima (ch m 5y, Brigadier (GB) - Ghiva)   6.12 Roarty
7 4-1 Secundus (late Highlander) (ch h 4y, Kelpie (GB) - Hebe)   6.7 O'Connor
8 33-1 Waxy (br g 7y, Croagh Patrick (Ire.) - Leila)   6.9 Kelly
9 100-1 Democrat (b h 6y, Gemma di Vergy - Silverhair)   8.2 Gordon
10 5-1 Savanaka (gr h 5y, Kingston (GB) - Sappho)   9.3 T Hales
11 33-1 The Wandering Jew (Talk O' The Hill (GB) - Minnie)   6.0 J Geoghegan
12 12-1 Lord Harry (b g 8y, Angler - Fair Nell)   8.4 Colley
00 20-1 Riverton (b h 4y, Panic (GB) - Splendora)   6.3 cd 6.8 J Kilduff
00 33-1 Monarque (b h 4y, Irish King - Etoile Du Soir (Fr)   6.12 J Williams
00 50-1 Falmouth (br c 3y, Maribyrnong - Baroness)   6.4 J Gainsford
00 25-1 Richmond (br h 7y, Maribyrnong - The Fawn)   9.3 Walker
00 33-1 Le Loup (NZ) (ch h 5y, Traducer (GB) - Mermaid (GB)   8.4 W Yeomans
00 25-1 Strathearn (br h 5y, The Barb - Mavourneen)   7.8 S Davis
00 20-1 Tom Kirk (br g 8y, Ladykirk (GB) - Spa (GB)   7.7 J King
00 50-1 Levant (b h 5y, Tregeagle (GB) - Remnant)   7.7 Braithwaite
00 33-1 Glenormiston (b h 5y, Fireworks - Gironde (Fr)   7.3 J Williamson
00 100-1 K.C.B. (blk h 4y, The Barb - Brown Duchess)   6.7 cd 6.8 Deasy
00 100-1 Tidal Wave (br h 4y, Tim Whiffler (GB) - Lang Lang)   6.4 Vouchier
00 100-1 Roland (b h 4y, Oliver Twist - Gelatine)   6.0 Burton
00 100-1 Terrific (b c 3y, Tim Whiffler (GB) - Talkative)   5.12 Greville
00 100-1 Caractacus (b c 3y, Captivator (GB) - Loyal Devoir (GB)   5.12 G Riley
00 100-1 Pollio (br c 3y, Tim Whiffler (GB) - Norma)   5.7 cd 5.9 Fallon
 
Won by: 1/2 lengths, head. Time: 3:30.75.
Judge's numbers: 11-xxx-
1879 MELBOURNE CUP

Two miles (Tuesday, November 4)
First: 1645 pounds; Second:
200 pounds; Third: 100 pounds.
1 33-1 DARRIWELL (br h 5y, Tim Whiffler (GB) – Norma) Tr: W Dakin 7.4 S Cracknell
2 7-1 SWEETMEAT (b h 4y, Yattendon – Sultana) Tr: xx 7.1 Nicholson
3 13-4 fav SUWARROW (gr c 3y, Snowden (GB) – Phizgig (GB) Tr: xx 6.1 cd 6.3 G Williams
Then followed:
4 50-1 Columbus (ch h 7y, Smuggler – Alice Drew)   7.7 Barr
5 10-1 Wellington (br h 4y, Panic (GB) – Frou Frou (GB)   8.2 Murphy
6 100-1 Colima (ch m 5y, Brigadier (GB) – Ghiva)   6.12 Roarty
7 4-1 Secundus (late Highlander) (ch h 4y, Kelpie (GB) – Hebe)   6.7 O’Connor
8 33-1 Waxy (br g 7y, Croagh Patrick (Ire.) – Leila)   6.9 Kelly
9 100-1 Democrat (b h 6y, Gemma di Vergy – Silverhair)   8.2 Gordon
10 5-1 Savanaka (gr h 5y, Kingston (GB) – Sappho)   9.3 T Hales
11 33-1 The Wandering Jew (Talk O’ The Hill (GB) – Minnie)   6.0 J Geoghegan
12 12-1 Lord Harry (b g 8y, Angler – Fair Nell)   8.4 Colley
00 20-1 Riverton (b h 4y, Panic (GB) – Splendora)   6.3 cd 6.8 J Kilduff
00 33-1 Monarque (b h 4y, Irish King – Etoile Du Soir (Fr)   6.12 J Williams
00 50-1 Falmouth (br c 3y, Maribyrnong – Baroness)   6.4 J Gainsford
00 25-1 Richmond (br h 7y, Maribyrnong – The Fawn)   9.3 Walker
00 33-1 Le Loup (NZ) (ch h 5y, Traducer (GB) – Mermaid (GB)   8.4 W Yeomans
00 25-1 Strathearn (br h 5y, The Barb – Mavourneen)   7.8 S Davis
00 20-1 Tom Kirk (br g 8y, Ladykirk (GB) – Spa (GB)   7.7 J King
00 50-1 Levant (b h 5y, Tregeagle (GB) – Remnant)   7.7 Braithwaite
00 33-1 Glenormiston (b h 5y, Fireworks – Gironde (Fr)   7.3 J Williamson
00 100-1 K.C.B. (blk h 4y, The Barb – Brown Duchess)   6.7 cd 6.8 Deasy
00 100-1 Tidal Wave (br h 4y, Tim Whiffler (GB) – Lang Lang)   6.4 Vouchier
00 100-1 Roland (b h 4y, Oliver Twist – Gelatine)   6.0 Burton
00 100-1 Terrific (b c 3y, Tim Whiffler (GB) – Talkative)   5.12 Greville
00 100-1 Caractacus (b c 3y, Captivator (GB) – Loyal Devoir (GB)   5.12 G Riley
00 100-1 Pollio (br c 3y, Tim Whiffler (GB) – Norma)   5.7 cd 5.9 Fallon
 
Won by: 1/2 lengths, head. Time:
3:30.75.
Judge’s numbers: 11-xxx-

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