1898 Melbourne Cup

1898 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 1)
First: 3542 pounds; Second: 500 pounds; Third: 250 pounds.
1 8-1 THE GRAFTER (br g 5y, Gozo - Industry) Tr: W Forrester 9.2 John Gough
2 15-1 WAIT-A-BIT (b h 5y, Malua - Lucina) Tr: A Taylor 8.0 F Fielder
3 15-1 COCOS (ch c 3y, Abercorn - Coyra) Tr: Tom Payten 7.10 W Delaney
Then followed:
4 100-1 War God (b h 4y, Carbine - Hera)   7.6 A Manning
5 15-1 Plutus (br g 5y, Gozo - Johanna)   7.7 E Crockett
6 25-1 Toxteth (b g 4y, Lochiel - The Oaks)   7.2 P Marsden
7 20-1 The Chief (b g 5y, Gozo - Maori Queen)   9.0 J Barden
8 100-1 Thunder Queen (ch m 5y, Thunderbolt - Queen Consort)   7.10 B Matson
9 50-1 Longford (b g 5y, Myles-a-Coppaleen - St. Katherine)   7.5 J Sixsmith
10 5-1 fav Clarion (b h 4y, Carbine - Clare)   8.5 S Callinan
11 15-1 Amberite (b h 4y, Carbine - Duenna)   9.11 M Harris
12 100-1 Catspaw (ch g 7y, Neckersgat - Cyclone)   8.3 P Guinane
13 33-1 Battalion (ch g 8y, Battailous - Nancy Till)   9.10 R Lewis
14 33-1 Woodlark (br g 5y, Sardius - Sweet Briar)   6.13 F Kuhn
15 33-1 Elusive (b m 4y, Trenton - Eleusis)   8.4 H Morrison
16 100-1 Trapper (b g 5y, St. Swithin - Prairie Rose)   8.3 S Willis
00 15-1 Merloolas (b g 7y, St. Swithin - Kingsborough mare)   9.10 J Sieley
00 100-1 Syerla (b h 4y, Gozo - Cerise and Blue)   8.2 H Dawes
00 20-1 Manfred (b h 4y, Robinson Crusoe - Bellisima)   7.12 R Walker
00 100-1 Cordite (b g 3y, Zalinski - Busy Bee)   7.10 J Anwin
00 100-1 Mischief (b m 7y, Commotion - Lady Teazle)   7.7 W Powell
00 7-1 Massinissa (ch g 4y, Splendor - Algerine)   7.5 W Redfearn
00 20-1 Dreamland (br h 7y, Trenton - Nightmare)   7.2 C Parker
00 200-1 April Fool (b h 4y, Crowberry - Atropos (Imp)   6.12 C Cooper
00 200-1 Pelissier (gr c 3y, Carbine - Duenna)   6.8 W Cook
00 200-1 Holster (b c 3y, Carbine - Cambric)   6.8 J Rogers
00 200-1 Contrast (b m 5y, Commotion - Countessina)   6.7 W Burn
00 200-1 Relic (b f 3y, Off Colour - Toula)   6.7 V Turner
 
Won by: 1/2 neck, 3/4 length. Time: 3:29.75.
Judge's numbers: 4-xx-xx