1936 Melbourne Cup

1936 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 3)
13,000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy.
First: 10,000 pounds and Trophy; Second: 2000 pounds; Third: 1000 pounds.
1 100-1 WOTAN (br h 4y, Siegfried - Left) Tr: J Fryer 7.11 O Phillips
2 7-1 SILVER STANDARD (ch h 4y, Heroic - Silver Flower) Tr: F Dalton 7.8 H Badger
3 15-1 BALKAN PRINCE (ch h 4y, Gay Lothario - Balkan Rose) Tr: J Holt 8.0 H Skidmore
Then followed:
4 33-1 Queen of Song (b m 5y, Songbird - Differential) P T Hogan 8.6 J Jennings
5 14-1 Amalia (b/br m 6y, Amalfi - Alvola) H E Gregory 8.6 H Bastian
6 8-1 Mala (b c 3y, Luckham - Lucretia) H E Russell 7.4 cd 7.6 W Cook
7 3-1 fav Talking (b c 3y, Magpie Society) A G Papworth 7.6 A Knox
8 33-1 Bustard (b h 4y, The Buzzard - Idamere) E Fisher 8.1 W Cox
9 25-1 Oro (ch h 7y, Roger de Busli - Sweet Alison) J King 8.10 F Shean
10 10-1 Sarcherie (ch m 6y, Archery - Sarkara) M Webster 8.7 D Munro
11 25-1 Donaster (ch g 4y, Great Star - Donna Marie) F W Hoysted 8.7 A Reed
12 50-1 Silver Ring (NZ) (ch g 7y, Silverado - Orange Blossom) J Stewart 9.4 A E Ellis
13 50-1 Sporting Blood (b h 5y, Hunting Song - Gazi) P Riddle 9.0 T Webster
14 25-1 Allunga (br h 4y, Inchaquire - Heliope) L Haigh 8.10 A Breasley
15 40-1 Hot Shot (br g 7y, Pantheon - Rosewyn) R J Shaw 8.2 A Dewhurst
16 7-1 Desert Chief (NZ) (ch h 4y, Chief Ruler - Pure Gold) S M Pyper 7.7 W Elliott
17 50-1 Break Up (b h 6y, Dignity - Lido Lady) H R Telford 8.0 E Preston
18 10-1 Young Crusader (ch h 4y, Caledon - Bonnie Lady) R Brennan 7.9 J Duncan
19 50-1 Dark Chief (br g 7y, Dark Fox - Orula) J W Cook 7.13 R Parsons
20 25-1 Hilltop (ch g 5y, Verbius - Yellow Mountain) W Sullivan 6.7 cd 7.1 N Percival
 
Scratched: Sylvandale, Arabian Knight, Shakespeare, Dictator. Won by: Neck, 1-1/4 lengths. Time: 3:21.25 (Australian record).
Sectionals (Approx): First mile 1:40.75s., next haf mile 50.5s., concluding half mile 50s.
Judge's numbers: 15-17-13.
Totalisator Divs.: (on 5/-) Win: Wotan 21/13/-. Place: Wotan 5/2/6; Silver Standard 13/6; Balkan Prince 1/3/6.