1931 Melbourne Cup

1931 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 3)
Handicap of 9000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy.
First: 7000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy.
Second: 1250 pounds; Third: 750 pounds.
1 8-1 WHITE NOSE (br/blk h 5y, Paratoo - Telleramana) Tr: E J Hatwell 6.12 N Percival
2 25-1 SHADOW KING (b g 6y, Comedy King - Beryllia) Tr: E Fisher 8.7 W Scanlon
3 4-1 CONCENTRATE (NZ) (b g 6y, Kilbroney - Oratress) Tr: H B Lorigan 8.10 A Reed
Then followed:
4 8-1 Carry On (b m 4y, Magpie - Farfadet) G Price 8.0 cd 8.1 M McCarten
5 7-1 Veilmond (br h 4y, Limond - Veil) G Price 8.13 J Munro
6 25-1 Prince Dayton (b g 5y, Cyklon - Tola) S Murphy 7.6 cd 7.7 R Lewis
7 20-1 Koomeela (br c 3y, Magpie - Loved One) G Price 7.1 cd 7.2 J Simpson
8 3-1 fav Phar Lap (NZ) (ch g 5y, Night Raid - Entreaty) H R Telford 10.10 J E Pike
9 33-1 Second Wind (ch g 6y, Grandcourt or Psychology - First Blow) J Holt 9.5 T Lewis
10 50-1 Alcman (br h 5y, Doric - Queen's Bounty) D J Price 7.7 R Medhurst
11 33-1 Cimbrian (b h 6y, Devizes - Chersonese) L Robertson 8.10 O Phillips
12 33-1 Madstar (b g 5y, Stardrift - Misadventure) R Sinclair 7.7 cd 7.8 A Wilson
13 50-1 St. Mary (br m 5y, St. Spasa - Mary Medwin) J M Cummings 7.11 W Barry
14 33-1 Sartaress (b h 5y, Sardis - Tartaress) K Benyon 6.11 cd 6.12 S Dodd
 
Scratched: Sea Rover. Won by: 2 lengths, 1/2 neck. Time: 3:26.0.
Sectionals: (approx.) First four furlongs: 0:56.5s., next four furlongs: 0:50.5s., next four furlongs: 0:50.25s., final four furlongs: 0:48s.
Judge's numbers: 14-6-4.
Totalisator Divs.: (on 5/-) Win: White Nose 1/19/-. Place: White Nose 11/-, Shadow King 1/8/-, Concentrate 11/6.