1917 Melbourne Cup

1917 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 6)
First: 5829 pounds plus a 150 pound trophy;
Second: 1200 pounds; Third: 600 pounds.
1 4-1 WESTCOURT (br h 5y, Bright Steel - Trinket) Tr: Joseph Burton 8.5 W H McLachlan
2 7-1 LINGLE (blk h 5y, Linacre - Lady Pamela) Tr: H Williams 8.10 P R Brown
3 25-1 WALLACE ISINGLASS (ch h 5y, Wallace - Glass Queen) Tr: Jas. Barden 8.11 M Connell
Then followed:
4 8-1 Chrome (blk g 4y, Bright Steel - Cisneros) R Bradfield 6.7 cd 6.13 J Riley
5 33-1 Almo (b g 6y, Antonio - Puritan) W Burke 6.7 S Bowler
6 7-4 fav Lanius (Imp.) (br h 7y, Llangibby - Message) R Bradfield 9.3 H Cairns
7 100-1 Eastcourt (b h 4y, Earlstone - Lady Ruenalf) B Quinn 8.3 B Deeley
8 50-1 The Fortune Hunter (ch h 6y, Flavus - Boiling) J A Mayo 9.0 W Foulsham
9 50-1 Thana (ch m 4y, Tressady - Chaste) S S Martin 9.4 A Wood
10 20-1 Bronzetti (b c 3y, Bronzino - Daisy Chain) J Smith 7.10 F Dempsey
11 20-1 Rael Locin (b h 5y, Delaware - Lucilla) S P Casey 7.7 F Bullock
12 33-1 Sir Amyas (Imp.) (br h 5y, Chaucer - Fisher Girl) T Scott 8.0 R Lewis
13 33-1 Cagou (b h 8y, Ayr Laddie - Tartar) F J Marsden 9.3 G Harrison
14 50-1 Colbert (b h 4y, Tressady - Eloping Lady) S S Martin 8.11 J Mahoney
15 10-1 Broken Glass (b c 3y, Eye Glass - Explosion mare) C Quinn 7.1 cd 7.3 F Herbert
16 20-1 Ranger (Imp.) (b h 5y, Fowling Piece - Altcar) F Musgrave 7.12 P Kelly
17 100-1 Semi Blue (br m 6y, Blue Spec - Simelle) J Hayward 7.11 L Fox
18 100-1 Kilfinn (b f 3y, Kilbroney - Gamboce) M Hobbs 7.2 G Eaton
19 50-1 King's Bounty (b h 4y, Bobadil - Royal Favor) R Ewart 8.9 L A Walker
20 25-1 Marculfus (br h 7y, Positano - Diploma) P T Heywood 8.7 G Lambert
 
Won by: short 1/2 head, 2 lengths. Time: 3:26.75.
Judge's numbers: 12-xx-xx