1957 Melbourne Cup

1957 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 5)
Handicap of 19,500 pounds and 500 pound Gold Cup.
First: 15,000 pounds and 500 pound Gold Cup; Second: 3000 pounds; Third: 1500 pounds.
1 13-2 STRAIGHT DRAW (b g 5y, Faux Tirage - Sunbride) Tr: J M Mitchell 8.5 N McGrowdie
2 12-1 PRINCE DARIUS (ch c 3y, Persian Book - Lyrical Lass) Tr: J W Cook 7.6 A Mulley
3 7-1 PANDIE SUN (b h 5y, Valognes - Rise) Tr: Colin Hayes 8.7 Ron Hutchinson
Then followed:
4 10-1 Syntax (NZ) (ch h 5y, Count Rendered - Night Girl) F W Hoysted 9.7 W Williamson
5 15-1 Newstone (br h 4y, Brimstone - Matchless) L M Armfield 8.1 G Aistrope
6 100-1 Illoura (b g 5y, Voluntary - Protee) R W O'Donnell 7.6 K Unwin
7 25-1 Gallant Lee (b g 5, The Gekwar - Lettie Lee) F C Alsop 7.4 J O'Sullivan
8 11-2 fav Redcraze (NZ) (ch g 7y, Red Mars - Myarion) Tommy Smith 10.2 A Ward
9 20-1 Ralkon (br h 5y, Star of Baroda - Revolve) D Judd 7.8 N Sellwood
10 9-1 Baron Boissier (NZ) (ch g 6y, Boissier - Miss Sally) R W Roden 9.2 M Schumacher
11 33-1 Lord Gavin (br g 4y, Black Pampas - Winnie Gavin) N D Hoysted 8.13 G Moore
12 15-1 Beaupa (b g 6y, Beau Son - Credential) F W Hoysted 8.9 R Heather
13 6-1 Monte Carlo (b h 4y, Lucky Bag - Bobalong) F Dalton 9.0 J Thompson
14 50-1 Borgia (br h 5y, Timanova - Damask) G Heagney 7.11 D Coleman
15 100-1 Flash Gem (b g 5y, b g 5y, Crown Gem - Delma) J Green 7.8 B Gilders
16 25-1 Nether Gold (b g 5y, Rolled Gold - Netherlee) R Webster 7.0 P Bakos
17 100-1 Carbea (b c 3y, b c 3y, Carey - Beach Maid) A R Sands 6.7 cd 7.4 A Yeomans
18 20-1 Book Link (br g 4y, Persian Book - Honey Dew) H F Best 8.10 N Best
19 66-1 Beaumine (NZ) (br g 5y, Booby Trap - Miss Beau) H Cousins 7.8 M Moore
 
Scratched: Fighting Force, Won by: Neck, 2-1/2 lengths. Time: 3:24.5. Track: good.
Barriers: 8-1-17. Judge's numbers: 9-15-8.
Totalisator Divs.: (on 5/-) Win: Straight Draw, 2/1/6. Place: Straight Draw, 15/-; Prince Darius, 1/10/-; Pandie Sun, 14/-. Quinella: 29/1/-.