1966 Melbourne Cup

1966 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 1)
Handicap of $60,000 and Gold Cup valued at $2000.
First: $41,300 and Gold Cup;Second: $11,800; Third: $5900; Fourth: $1000.
1 11-2 fav GALILEE (b g 4y, Alcimedes - Galston) Tr: Bart Cummings 8.13 John Miller
2 12-1 LIGHT FINGERS (ch m 5y, Le Filou - Cuddlesome) Tr: Bart Cummings 9.1 Roy Higgins
3 10-1 DUO (bB h 5y, Double Bore - In Harmony) Tr: R A Dickerson 8.1 George Podmore
Then followed:
4 25-1 Aveniam (ch h 4y, Avebury - Gallic Maid) J Morgan 7.13 B McClune
5 7-1 Gala Crest (blk h 4y, Gala Performance - By The Sea) Ray Lawson 8.4 P Gumbleton
6 7-1 Tea Biscuit (ch g 5y, Dalray - Tea Set) P J Murray 8.6 H Cope
7 40-1 Gatum Gatum (b g 8y, Star of Baroda - Certa Ceta) H G Heagney 7.9 F Reys
8 16-1 Royal Coral (b h 5y, Ark Royal - Countess Jane) R H Clarton 8.0 P Jarman
9 12-1 Alaska (br g 7y, Tsaoko - Noumea) V P Bernard 7.12 P Hyland
10 25-1 Terrific (b h 4y, Gigantic - Our Love) M E Ritchie 8.1 G Hughes
11 9-1 Prince Grant (b g 4y, Alcimedes - Chubin) Tommy Smith 9.1 G Moore
12 16-1 Bore Head (b g 7y, Double Bore - Mauna Kea) R Dillon 8.11 B Gilders
13 125-1 Dignify (b g 4y, Rowston Manor - Adelle) V Moloney 7.5 W A Smith
14 25-1 Trevors (br g 7y, Good Brandy - Blue Lass) A C Shepherd 8.5 A Mulley
15 50-1 Clipjoint (br m 5y, Chatsworth II - Sarina) M E Ritchie 7.1 J Stocker
16 200-1 Coppelius (br h 7y, Empyrean - Pineapple Poll) Brian Courtney 8.0 M Moore
17 200-1 Beau Royal (blk h 4y, Bellaqioca - Authoress) N D Hoysted 7.2 R Durey
18 7-1 Tobin Bronze (ch h 4y, Arctic Explorer - Amarco) H G Heagney 8.11 J Johnson
19 66-1 El Gordo (b c 3y, Agricola - Rathlin) L J O'Sullivan 7.6 N Campton
20 50-1 Red Brass (ch h 5y, Paramount - San La Salle) H G Heagney 7.13 R Selkrig
21 200-1 Mystic Glen (b/br c 3y, Parma - Eastern Pearl) F H Hood 6.13 cd 7.3 K Langby
22 50-1 Winfreux (b g 5y, Affreux - Winlam) C A Wilson 9.2 A Lister
 
Won by: 2 lengths, 1/2 head. Time: 3:21.9. Track: slow.
Barriers: 13-20-21. Judge's numbers: 4-2-11.
Vic. TAB Divs: (on 50c) Win: Galilee $5.45 Place: Galilee $2.40, Light Fingers $2.20, Duo $2.30. Quinella: $24.10.