1929 Melbourne Cup

1929 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 5)
Handicap sweepstakes of 75 pounds each with 10,000 pounds added.
First: 9022 pounds and 200 pound trophy;
Second: 2000 pounds; Third: 1000 pounds.
1 6-1 NIGHTMARCH (br h 4y, Night Raid - Marsa) Tr: A McAuley 9.2 R Reed
2 33-1 PAQUITO (b g 5y, Thurnham - Madrid) Tr: F D Jones 8.5 M McCarten
3 1-1 fav PHAR LAP (NZ) (ch g 3y, Night Raid - Entreaty) Tr: H R Telford 7.6 R Lewis
Then followed:
4 8-1 High Syce (ch h 5y, Highfield - Concise) J Holt 9.11 W Duncan
5 20-1 Some Quality (ch m 5y, Ethiopian - Sessa) W J Nolan 8.1 W Elliott
6 10-1 Shadow King (b g 4y, Comedy King - Beryllia) E Fisher 7.4 J O'Brien
7 100-1 Lady Kentral (ch m 4y, Poitrel - Kentdale) R Owens 7.2 A Dewhurst
8 20-1 Taisho (br g 3y, Eastern Monarch - Averse) P B Quinlan 6.11 A Breasley
9 33-1 Kidaides (br/blk g 6y, Aides - Passandra) T O'Dea 8.7 J Munro
10 20-1 Second Wind (ch g 4y, Grandcourt or Psychology - First Blow) J Holt 8.4 F Dempsey
11 33-1 Demost (b g 5y, Demosthenes - Torquay) L J McCann 7.6 cd 7.7 W Cook
12 20-1 Winalot (ch h 5y, Rossendale - Princess Volga) J W Cook 9.5 J E Pike
13 50-1 Sea Money (ch g 7y, Sea Prince - Hush Money) G Murrell 7.7 R Medhurst
14 7-1 Carradale (br c 3y, Caravel - Vicella) J Scobie 7.5 A Wilson
 
All started. Won by: 3 lengths, 1 length. Time: 3:26.5.
Sectionals: (approx.) First four furlongs: 0:54.25s., next four furlongs: 0:54s., next four furlongs: 0:50.75s., final four furlongs: 0:47.5s.
Judge's numbers: 3-5-10.