1937 Melbourne Cup

1937 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 2)
3000 pounds and 200 pound Trophy.
First: 10,000 pounds and Trophy; Second: 2000 pounds; Third: 1000 pounds.
1 11-2 eq fav THE TRUMP (b g 5y, Manfred - Koanie) Tr: S W Reid 8.5 A Reed
2 40-1 WILLIE WIN (NZ) (br g 6y, Polazel - Miss Florence) Tr: I L M Coop 8.1 A Dewhurst
3 40-1 SARCHERIE (ch m 7y, Archery - Sarkara) Tr: M Webster 8.9 E McNemamin
Then followed:
4 20-1 Allunga (br h 5y, Inchaquire - Heliope) E H Bowman 9.1 T Webster
5 15-1 Donaster (ch g 5y, Great Star - Donna Marie) F W Hoysted 8.9 A Breasley
6 66-1 Gay Knight (ch g 5y, The Buzzard - Maid of Scots) D Lewis 7.2 cd 7.1 J Finch
7 25-1 John Wilkes (br c 3y, Baralong -Golden Cello) D J Price 7.4 cd 7.5 W Cook
8 15-1 Silver Standard (ch h 5y, Heroic - Silver Flower) F Dalton 8.6 D Munro
9 16-1 Wotan (br h 5y, Siegfried - Left) J Fryer 9.0 N Creighton
10 33-1 Frill Prince (b h 5y, Frilford - Soporific) F G Doran 7.9 K Voitre
11 150-1 Alinura (br m 6y, King of Mirth - Menura) J J Doyle 7.13 H Bastian
12 25-1 Old Rowley (ch g 4y, The Buzzard - Syceonelle) J A Scully 6.12 J Duncan
13 10-1 Mala (b h 4y, Luckham - Lucretia) A E Cooper 8.12 R Wilson
14 11-2 eq fav Hua (b c 3y, Heroic - Gladioli) J Scobie 7.7 W Elliott
15 10-1 Balkan Prince (ch h 5y, Gay Lothario - Balkan Rose) J Holt 8.6 H Skidmore
16 100-1 Bristol (blk c 3y, Pantheon - Bairn) W Kelso 6.13 cd 7.1 R Medhurst
17 100-1 International (ch h 4y, Captain Bunsby - Vivo) J Fryer 7.5 H Olsen
18 50-1 Mutable (br g 5y, Drake - Varium) W J Smart 7.13 W Smart
19 100-1 Mestorovan (br g 7y, Polymestor - Cicely Gosling) R L Cashman 8.2 O Phillips
20 200-1 Mascarades (b c 3y, Ronsard - Wakeful's Daughter) H Wolters 6.13 cd 7.0 P Simonds
21 25-1 Black Mac (blk g 6y, Beau Fils - Faluga) E McNaughton 8.7 W Cox
22 66-1 Royal Step (b h 4y, Heroic - Roseflight) W A Ross 7.7 H Zensky
23 66-1 Red Ray (ch g 6y, Verbius - White Ray) B Price 7.5 R Bailey
00 16-1 Vaalmore (ch m 6y, Friarsdale - Exquisite) N Wood 6.7 S Burgoine
00 330-1 Jack Horner (NZ) (b h 5y, Captain Bunsby - Cherry Pie) S M Pyper 8.0 W Jenkins
00 200-1 Tapestry (ch g 7y, Ornamentation - Eumilia) A H Shea 7.2 cd 7.3 R Glover
00 100-1 The Chanter (b h 5y, Windbag - Even Song) F Musgrave 8.4 H Badger
00 11-2 e f Sir Regent (b g 4y, Chief Ruler - Irish Lyric) J H Abbs 7.10 J O'Sullivan
 
Scratched: Flood Tide, Nightguard, Royal Messenger. Won by: 1/2 length, 1/2 head. Time: 3:21.25. Sir Regent - began badly.
Sectionals (approx): First four furlongs 51.5s., next four 51.0s., next four 50.75s., last four 48.25.
Judge's numbers: 10-13-6.
Totalisator Divs.: (on 5/-) Win: The Trump 1/17/6. Place: The Trump 18/6, Willie Win 2/1/-, Sarcherie 4/10/6.