1933 Melbourne Cup

1933 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 7)
Handicap of 9000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy.
First: 7000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy. Second: 1250 pounds; Third: 750 pounds.
1 4-1 HALL MARK (ch c 3y, Heroic - Herowinkie) Tr: J Holt 7.8 J O'Sullivan
2 33-1 SHADOW KING (b g 8y, Comedy King - Beryllia) Tr: E Fisher 8.9 Scobie Breasley
=3 20-1 GAINE CARRINGTON (ch h 4y, Hunting Song - Left) Tr: C T Godby 9.4 J E Pike
=3 8-1 TOPICAL (b g 5y, Windbag - Parody) Tr: W Kelso 8.7 M McCarten
Then followed:
5 9-1 Pretzel (br h 5y, Spelthorne - Ritz Biscuit) B R Payten 8.9 cd 8.10 T Webster
6 25-1 Peter Jackson (b g 5y, Nigger Minstrel - Left) C T Godby 8.5 O Callinan
7 20-1 Ruach (b h 4y, Drake - Ouragan) A Skirving 7.13 W Cook
8 50-1 Greenhorn (NZ) (br g 4y, Cape Horn - Bonrina) G Jones 7.5 W Cox
9 100-1 Metallurgy (b h 4y, Rosendale - Calcite) H King 8.0 F Wright
10 20-1 Flail (br g 6y, Comedy King - Switch) D J Price 8.9 F Dempsey
11 100-1 Mimicker (br g 4y, Magpie - Demolition) T J Johnson 7.0 G Wennan
12 14-1 Nord (b g 6y, Roubaix - Marcelle) W Kelso 7.5 J Parr
13 40-1 Picatus (br g 5y, Magpie - Medal Queen) J Holt 7.1 A Reed
14 12-1 Oro (ch h 4y, Roger de Busli - Sweet Alison) J King 8.6 K Bracken
15 5-2 fav Rogilla (ch g 6y, Roger de Busli - Speargilla) L Haigh 9.4 D Munro
16 33-1 Blixten (br c 3y, Night Raid - Receipt) G Price 7.5 J Simpson
17 33-1 Gaterina (Imp.) (ch m 5y, Prince Galahad - Nestarina) E J O'Dwyer 7.8 H Badger
18 1001 James Aitch (ch h 4y, Manfred - Sister Olive) H W Torr 7.0 W Elliott
 
Scratched: Regal Son, Break Up, Trivento, Palphar, Petau. Won by: Head, head, dead-heat for third. Time: 3:27.5.
Sectionals: (approx.) First four furlongs: 0:54s., next four furlongs: 0:53.5s., next four furlongs: 0:52s., final four furlongs: 0:47.5s.
Judge's numbers: 13-3-2/6.
Totalisator Divs.: (on 5/-) Win: Hall Mark 1/5/-. Place: Hall Mark 17/6, Shadow King 1/7/-, Gaine Carrington 12/6, Topical 9/6.