1928 Melbourne Cup

1928 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 6)
Handicap sweepstake of 75 pounds each with 10,000 pounds added.
First: 9369 pounds and 200 pound trophy;
Second: 2000 pounds; Third: 1000 pounds.
1 7-2 STATESMAN (ch h 4y, Demosthenes - Marcelle) Tr: W Kelso 8.0 J Munro
2 9-4 fav STREPHON (ch c 3y, Saltash - Soldier's Love) Tr: L Robertson 7.6 R Howes
3 40-1 DEMOST (b g 4y, Demosthenes - Torquay) Tr: L J McCann 6.7 cd 6.12 R Medhurst
Then followed:
4 12-1 Balmerino (br c 3y, All Black - Anna) D J Price 7.3 A Wilson
5 8-1 Canning Queen (br m 6y, Highfield - Carina) P J Healey 7.7 cd 7.8 J Daniels
6 14-1 Winalot (ch h 4y, Rossendale - Princess Volga) J W Cook 9.4 J Toohey
7 10-1 Epilogue (br h 5y, Comedy King - After Glow) J Scobie 8.2 R Lewis
8 25-1 Oatendale (blk c 3y, Rossendale - Oatrock) J King 7.3 J O'Brien
9 100-1 Alfred the Great (ch g 4y, The Verderer or Allegory - War Whoop) J A Whelan 6.12 N Percval
10 200-1 Dion (br g 7y, Demosthenes - Linaceae) L McNeill 7.1 C Pike
11 33-1 Mondiaga (ch g 4y, Seremond - Mallaig) T J Hayes 7.0 H Birmingham
12 100-1 Ataman (Imp.) (blk g 7y, Bachelor's Double - Bobbina) E Fisher 7.7 H Badger
13 8-1 Maple (br m 5y, Rossendale - Honeywood) J Holt 8.13 W Duncan
14 16-1 Allecreet (ch c 3y, Poitrel - Torbrooke) F W Hoysted 6.7 cd 6.8 W Hoysted
15 100-1 Pica Pica (b g 6y, Magpie - Lady's Day) H Morton 8.1 E Bartle
16 100-1 The Happy Warrior (ch c 3y, Great Star - Donna Marie) R D O'Donnell 7.1 W Elliott
17 33-1 The Banker (b g 7y, Kilbroney - Bonville) C T Godby 9.0 H Cairns
 
Scratched: Textile, Bacchus, Sea Money, Ramulus, Kavalli. Won by: 4 lengths, 3 lengths. Time: 3:23.5.
Judge's numbers: 8-12-22.