1959 Melbourne Cup

1959 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 3)
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 8-1 MACDOUGAL (b g 6y. Marco Polo II - Lady Fox) Tr: Dick Roden 8.11 Pat Glennon
2 20-1 NETHER GOLD (bBr g 7y, Rolled Gold - Netherlee) Tr: R Webster 7.4 cd 7.6 W Camer
3 50-1 WHITE HILLS (ch g 6y, High Peak - Fiorenzo) Tr: E F Silcock 8.0 Roy Higgins
Then followed:
4 11-2 Grand Garry (b g 4, Dalray - Lanky Lass) G Ray 8.5 J Purtell
5 7-1 Trellios (br g 5y, Helios - Trellis) Bart Cummings 7.9 R Hutchinson
6 20-1 Sir Blink (br h 4y, Blue Coral - Inky) J Godby 9.1 W Williamson
7 13-2 Travel Boy (b c 3y, Marco Polo II - Mere Ana) Tommy Smith 7.7 N Sellwood
8 25-1 Yeman (NZ) (ch g 7y, Sabaean - Wardress) I J Tucker 9.0 W D Skelton
9 200-1 Grand Scot (b g 6y, MacArthur - Fair Maid) L J Smith 7.0 cd 7.2 D Lake
10 20-1 Valerius (br h 4y, Delville Wood - Eternal City) F Dalton 8.6 J Thompson
11 50-1 Moon Bridge (br g 4y, Busbridge - Moon Song) H G Heagney 7.8 D Coleman
12 25-1 Foxmara (NZ) (br g 5y, Foxbridge - Clarashah) Tommy Smith 8.4 R Selkrig
13 33-1 Baystone (b g 7y, b g Brimstone - Unity) J Green 9.4 R Williams
14 50-1 Auteuil (br g 6y, Royal Emperor - Lass o' Gowrie) E F Silcock 7.9 L Harbridge
15 20-1 Balfast (NZ) (ch g 6y, Balloch - Lucetta) A D Webster 8.6 A Stokes
16 25-1 Chicola (ch m 4y, Empyrean - Libyan Lass) R G Chapman 8.9 G Lane
17 801 Secret Way (br g 5y, Midway - Secret Hope) A R Sands 6.11 H Tully
18 8-1 Royal Jester (NZ) (b g 5y, Tunanova - Tendril) W S Jarvis 8.6 N McGrowdie
19 50-1 Contador (b g 4y, Count Rendered - Yarmila) J P Mulcahy 6.7 cd 6.8 R Durey
20 50-1 Amanullah (br g 6y, Faux Tirage - Poor Little Rich Girl) C Rolls 7.11 A Burton
21 5-1 fav Mac (b g 5y, MacArthur - Juane) A J Munro 8.7 F Treen
22 200-1 Sir Akron (b g 8y, Sirius - Antilles) L Cornelius 7.3 R Lane
23 25-1 Regal Wench (br m 5y, Atout Maitre - Winval) W J Murrell 7.8 T Dyer
24 330-1 Correaless (b g 5y, Ruthless - Moutoa Bond) T Lewis 7.2 cd 7.4 P Hyland
25 66-1 Ark Royal (NZ) (b h 7y, Marco Polo II - Battle Cruiser) A E Didham 9.2 K Nuttall
26 50-1 Choctaw (b g 4y, Baturo - Open Cheque) E H Broadhurst 7.7 cd 7.8 A Yeomans
27 100-1 Summer Honeymoon (br m 4y, Helios - Bowknot) A Lopes 7.6 K Ford
28 200-1 Malarno (ch g 7y, Captain Fox - Sure Step) C Cerchi 8.0 G Podmore
 
Scratched: Gaybao, Martello Towers, Idle Mac. Won by: 3 lengths, 1/2 head. Time: 3:23.0. Track: good.
Barriers: 15-2-28. Judge's numbers: 5-21a-14.
Totalisator Divs: (on 5/-) Win: Macdougal, 2/15/-. Place: Macdougal, 17/-; Nether Gold, 1/7/6; White Hills, 3/8/6. Quinella: 34/17/-.

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