1888 Melbourne Cup

1888 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 6)
First: 3810 pounds plus 150 pound trophy; Second: 600 pounds; Third: 300 pounds.
1 7-1 MENTOR (b h 4y, Swiveller - Nightmare) Tr: Walter Hickenbotham 8.3 Mick O'Brien
2 8-1 TRADITION (br h 4y, Richmond - Bridalwreath) Tr: xx 6.11 cd 6.12 T Aspinall
3 15-1 THE YEOMAN (ch g 5y, The Englishman - Springtime) Tr: xx 7.8 Bob Ramage
Then followed:
4 40-1 Cyclops (b h 6y, St. Albans - Jewess)   8.3 Dalton
5 6-1 Whakawai (blk h 4y, Leolinus - Lure)   7.7 cd 7.8 T Brown
6 12-1 Bravo (b h 5y, Grand Flaneur - The Orphan)   8.5 Bowes
7 4-1 fav Chicago (br h 5y, The Drummer - Corisande)   7.9 Campbell
8 50-1 Recall (b h 6y, The Drummer - Crochette)   8.3 T Sanders
9 14-1 The Australian Peer (b/br h 4y, Darebin - Stockdove)   9.8 Power
10 7-1 Carlyon (b h 4y, Chester - Moonstone)   9.3 T Hales
11 20-1 Arsenal (br h 6y, Goldsbrough - Powder)   9.0 C Ivimy
12 100-1 E.D. (b h 6y, Robinson Crusoe - Lady Laura)   6.8 cd 6.9 D Ring
13 50-1 Melos (br c 3y, Goldsbrough - The Melody)   7.5 P Dunhey
14 100-1 King of the West (br h 6y, King of the Ring - Sunshine)   6.11 cd 7.0 Coad
15 50-1 Touchstone (b/br h 4y, Vespasian - Grey Esperance)   7.3 Fieldner
16 200-1 Beryl (blk f 3y, Musket - Onyx)   6.7 Bloomfield
00 20-1 Malua (b h 9y, St. Albans - Edella)   9.7 Mr J O Inglis
00 100-1 Ben Bolt (b h 7y, Newbold - Lady Baldwin)   8.9 C Etheridge
00 30-1 Dick Swiveller (b h 4y, Swiveller - Brigantine)   7.10 A Smith
00 100-1 Lord Headington (ch h 4y, Melbourne - Lady Headington)   7.5 Tomlin
00 100-1 Phaon (ch h 6y, King of the Ring - Sappho)   7.3 Delaney
00 50-1 Newmaster (ch h 5y, Newminster - Primrose)   7.2 Hayes
00 200-1 Ilex (b f 3y, Dante - Nalta)   6.7 Osborne
00 100-1 Menotti (br h 5y, Darriwell - Romula)   6.7 cd 6.10 Morrison
00 50-1 Maggie (b f 3y, Darebin - Margaret)   7.0 Archer
00 33-1 Aristocrat (gr g 5y, Wilberforce - Secret)   8.0 Smith
PU 15-1 Ensign (br g 3y, Grandmaster - Formosa)   7.5 Huxley
PU 50-1 Spade Guinea (ch m 6y, King of Clubs - Rupee)   8.1 Harris
 
Won by: 1-1/2 lengths, 1 length. Time: 3:30.75.
Judge's numbers: 8-xx-xx
1888 MELBOURNE CUP

Two miles (Tuesday, November 6)
First: 3810 pounds plus 150 pound trophy;
Second: 600 pounds; Third: 300 pounds.
1 7-1 MENTOR (b h 4y, Swiveller – Nightmare) Tr: Walter Hickenbotham 8.3 Mick O’Brien
2 8-1 TRADITION (br h 4y, Richmond – Bridalwreath) Tr: xx 6.11 cd 6.12 T Aspinall
3 15-1 THE YEOMAN (ch g 5y, The Englishman – Springtime) Tr: xx 7.8 Bob Ramage
Then followed:
4 40-1 Cyclops (b h 6y, St. Albans – Jewess)   8.3 Dalton
5 6-1 Whakawai (blk h 4y, Leolinus – Lure)   7.7 cd 7.8 T Brown
6 12-1 Bravo (b h 5y, Grand Flaneur – The Orphan)   8.5 Bowes
7 4-1 fav Chicago (br h 5y, The Drummer – Corisande)   7.9 Campbell
8 50-1 Recall (b h 6y, The Drummer – Crochette)   8.3 T Sanders
9 14-1 The Australian Peer (b/br h 4y, Darebin – Stockdove)   9.8 Power
10 7-1 Carlyon (b h 4y, Chester – Moonstone)   9.3 T Hales
11 20-1 Arsenal (br h 6y, Goldsbrough – Powder)   9.0 C Ivimy
12 100-1 E.D. (b h 6y, Robinson Crusoe – Lady Laura)   6.8 cd 6.9 D Ring
13 50-1 Melos (br c 3y, Goldsbrough – The Melody)   7.5 P Dunhey
14 100-1 King of the West (br h 6y, King of the Ring – Sunshine)   6.11 cd 7.0 Coad
15 50-1 Touchstone (b/br h 4y, Vespasian – Grey Esperance)   7.3 Fieldner
16 200-1 Beryl (blk f 3y, Musket – Onyx)   6.7 Bloomfield
00 20-1 Malua (b h 9y, St. Albans – Edella)   9.7 Mr J O Inglis
00 100-1 Ben Bolt (b h 7y, Newbold – Lady Baldwin)   8.9 C Etheridge
00 30-1 Dick Swiveller (b h 4y, Swiveller – Brigantine)   7.10 A Smith
00 100-1 Lord Headington (ch h 4y, Melbourne – Lady Headington)   7.5 Tomlin
00 100-1 Phaon (ch h 6y, King of the Ring – Sappho)   7.3 Delaney
00 50-1 Newmaster (ch h 5y, Newminster – Primrose)   7.2 Hayes
00 200-1 Ilex (b f 3y, Dante – Nalta)   6.7 Osborne
00 100-1 Menotti (br h 5y, Darriwell – Romula)   6.7 cd 6.10 Morrison
00 50-1 Maggie (b f 3y, Darebin – Margaret)   7.0 Archer
00 33-1 Aristocrat (gr g 5y, Wilberforce – Secret)   8.0 Smith
PU 15-1 Ensign (br g 3y, Grandmaster – Formosa)   7.5 Huxley
PU 50-1 Spade Guinea (ch m 6y, King of Clubs – Rupee)   8.1 Harris
 
Won by: 1-1/2 lengths, 1 length. Time:
3:30.75.
Judge’s numbers: 8-xx-xx