1934 Melbourne Cup

1934 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 6)
Handicap of 10,000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy.
First: 8000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy. Second: 1250 pounds; Third: 750 pounds.
1 14-1 PETER PAN

(ch h 5y, Pantheon - Alwina)

Tr: F McGrath 9.10 Darby Munro
2 50-1 SARCHERIE (ch m 4y, Archery - Sarkara) Tr: M Webster 7.2 D Lightfoot
3 25-1 LA TROBE (blk g 4y, Simeon's Fort - Saucy Sue) Tr: J E Smedley 6.10 cd 7.2 W Cox
Then followed:
4 10-1 Broad Arrow (ch g 7y, Treclare - Bowstring) W McGee 8.0 E Britt
5 100-1 Gippsland (b g 7y, The Verderer - Golden Lily) T Murray 7.10 W Cook
6 14-1 Hall Mark (ch h 4y, Heroic - Herowinkie) J Holt 9.2 F Dempsey
7 33-1 Sylvandale (b c 3y, Silvius - Le Bergeronette) F Williams 7.5 F Hickey
8 200-1 Flail (br g 7y, Comedy King - Switch) D J Price 8.7 J O'Brien
9 50-1 Panto (blk h 4y, Pantheon - Sweet Land) J Holt 8.6 H Skidmore
10 50-1 Gladswood (b c 3y, Limond - Curtain) G Price 7.0 H Olsen
11 200-1 Ruach (b h 5y, Drake - Ouragan) A Skirving 8.7 A Reed
12 14-1 Rogilla (ch g 7y, Roger de Busli - Speargilla) L Haigh 9.7 R Davidson
13 100-1 Verberry (br c 3y, Verbius - Foxberry) H B Lorigan 6.12 cd 7.1 R Bailey
14 10-1 Theo (b c 3y, Limond - Mirabelle) F Williams 7.6 J O'Sullivan
15 200-1 Heroic Prince (ch g 6y, Heroic - Coughal) H Leek 8.9 O Callinan
16 25-1 Farndale (b c 3y, Curialis - All Chatter) L Robertson 7.2 H Moran
17 25-1 Marabou (b c 3y, Marconigram - Vivandiere) L Robertson 7.1 cd 7.2 H Morris
18 12-1 Journal (br g 4y, Treclare - Encre) J T Cush 8.3 A Knox
19 10-1 Limbohm (br g 4y, Limond - Bonny Briar) W C Griffiths 7.7 K Voitre
20 33-1 St. Valorey (b g 8y, Valais - La Neive) F G Godby 8.3 J Godby
21 9-2 eq fav Nightly (b h 4y, Night Raid - Miss Muriel) F D Jones 9.4 M McCarten
22 9-2 eq fav Sir Simper (NZ) (ch h 4y, Grand Knight - Simper) T Platt 7.7 H Badger
 
Scratched: Miramond, Spearflash, Iolaus. Won by: 3 lengths, neck. Time: 3:40.5.
Sectionals: (approx.) First four furlongs: 0:55.25s., next four furlongs: 0:55.5s., next four furlongs: 0:56.5s., final four furlongs: 0:53.75s.
Judge's numbers: 1-18-24.
Totalisator Divs.: (on 5/-) Win: Peter Pan 3/6/0. Place: Peter Pan 1/6/-, Sarcherie 5/1/6, La Trobe 1/3/-.