1970 Melbourne Cup

1970 MELBOURNE CUP
Two miles (Tuesday, November 3)
Handicap of $75,000 and Gold Cup valued at $2000.
First: $51,100 and Gold Cup; Second: $14,600; Third: $7300. Fourth: $2000.
1 25-1 BAGHDAD NOTE (gr g 5y, Kurdistan - Fair Note) Tr: R Heasley 8.7 Midge Didham
2 9-1 VANSITTART (br g 5y, Better Boy - Peachwood) Tr: George Hanlon 8.0 Ray Setches
3 10-1 CLEAR PRINCE (b c 3y, Ruantallan - Clearaway) Tr: Colin Hayes 6.12 Peter Cook
Then followed:
4 12-1 Tavel (b g 4y, Alcimedes - Kadelka) Bart Cummings 8.9 Roy Higgins
5 12-1 Beer Street (br h 4y, Lanesborough - Trap) Des Judd 8.3 Brian Gilders
6 9-4 fav Voleur (br g 4y, Le Filou - Good Chance) Bart Cummings 7.12 Jim Johnson
7 5-1 Arctic Symbol (b h 5y, Arctic Explorer - Star Symbol) Jim Moloney 8.5 Pat Hyland
8 25-1 Sundale (b/br g 5y, Summertime - Rata Maire) Ian Saunders 8.1 Paul Jarman
9 12-1 Tails (ch h 5y, Dalray - Dolled Up) P J Murray 9.1 Geoff Lane
10 125-1 Naples (b h 4y, Arivederci - Indian Sari) Tommy Woodcock 7.13 Terry Finger
11 80-1 Summer Fire (late Summer Gem) (ch h 4y, Summertime - Astrid) Tommy Hughes 7.8 cd 7.10 Mick Mallyon
12 100-1 Noiraud (blk g 6y, Sleipner - Side by Side) Arthur Smerdon 7.9 Frank Reys
13 12-1 Not Again (b g 4y, Gigantic - Fair Ticket) M E Ritchie 8.9 W D Skelton
14 20-1 Mr. President (ch g 4y, Alcimedes - Red Glow) Tommy Smith 7.11 Kevin Langby
15 100-1 Cachondeo (b g 9y, Osborne II - Gabriella) J Griffiths 8.5 Alan McLean
16 100-1 Lochcourt (b m 6y, Final Court - Delloch) J Morgan 8.5 D McLune
17 50-1 Gallicus (ch g 4y, Gaul - Gay Sailing) J B Page 8.0 Harry White
18 140-1 Just Easy (b g 3y, Ragtime - Pushover) J Newton 6.9 cd 6.12 Peter Bakos
19 40-1 Moomba Fox (gr h 4y, Pharamond - Silver Fox) Bart Cummings 7.12 Alan Trevena
20 140-1 Index (br h 4y, Blue Booklet - Hulla Belle) C A Wilson 7.8 W A Smith
21 80-1 Peter's Empire (ch g 4y, Peter's Yarn - Empire Princess) L R O'Rourke 8.0 Ron Quinton
22 50-1 Lancelot (NZ) (br g 4y, Oakville - Cordon) Colin Hayes 8.2 John Stocker
23 40-1 Every Post (blk g 5y, Llanstephan - Twilight Post) G D Lee 8.5 H Rauhihi
 
Scratched: Regal Jane. Won by: 3/4 length, 1/2 head. Time: 3:19.7. Track: fast.
Barriers: 13-15-11. Judge's numbers: 4-15-23.
Vic. TAB Divs: (on 50c) Win: Baghdad Note $9.25. Place: Baghdad Note $2.55, Vansittart $1.85, Clear Prince $2.60. Quinella: $74.75.