1980 Melbourne Cup

1980 MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 4)
Handicap of $300,000 plus trophies valued at $10,000.
First: $195,000 plus trophies.Second: $60,000. Third: $30,000. Fourth: $15,000.
1 11-1 BELDALE BALL (USA) (br h 5y, Nashua - San Cat) Tr: Colin Hayes 49.5kg John Letts
2 16-1 MY BLUE DENIM (NZ) (br m 5y, A Chara - Blue Carlyle) Tr: Dave O'Sullivan 53.5kg Peter Cook
3 33-1 LOVE BANDIT (br g 6y, Showdown - Forever Amber) Tr: Bob Hoysted 51kg Wayne Treloar
Then followed:
4 16-1 Magistrate (NZ) (b h 9y, Stipulate - Our Jan) I H Steffert 49 G Willetts
5 16-1 Brava Jeannie (NZ) (gr m 4y, Battle Waggon - Bravata) Geoff Murphy 51 M Goreham
6 7-1 La Zap (NZ) (b m 5y, Reindeer - Kasha) Bart Cummings 48 J Marshall
7 3-1 fav Hyperno (b/br g 7y, Rangong - Mikarla) Bart Cummings 58.5 H White
8 50-1 Reckon I'm Ready (b g 5y, Rain Lover - Recommended) Tommy Smith 48.5 M Johnston
9 10-1 Arwon (NZ) (b/br g 7y, Aritzo - Fair Flash) George Hanlon 55 J Miller
10 25-1 Gay Tribo (NZ) (b h 4y, Heir Apparent II - Fair Koral) Colin Hayes 48.5 M Riley
11 11-1 Yashmak (b g 7y, Zamzazaan - Glorytime) Colin Hayes 55 B Thomson
12 40-1 Miss Judena (b m 4y, Zephyr Bay - Loma Loma) P G Hollinshead 52.5 M Campbell
13 20-1 Star Dynasty (gr h 4y, Planet Kingdom - Chow Mien) N C Begg 49.5 R Quinton
14 50-1 Waitangirua (NZ) (ch h 6y, Retain II - Phase) Terry Millard 51.5 P Hyland
15 66-1 Evander (NZ) (b g 8y, Rapanni - Carmenta) M T Sullivan 48.5 G Murphy
16 16-1 Our Epilogue (NZ) (b g 6y, Balios - Finish) G L Warwick 53.5 R J Skelton
17 12-1 Ming Dynasty (ch/gr g 7y, Planet Kingdom - Chow Mien) Bart Cummings 58 E J Didham
18 100-1 Barry Stuart (NZ) (blk g 7y, In The Purple - Kailua) W E Reading 52 R Vance
19 80-1 Summer Fleur (NZ) (ch m 5y, Sovereign Edition -Summerosa) Geoff Murphy 48.5 B Clements
20 66-1 Marlborough (NZ) (b g 5y, Oncidium - Court Symbol) George Hanlon 49 R Heffernan
21 10-1 Bohemian Grove (USA) (b h 5y, Personality - Frimanaha) Colin Hayes 57 R Mallyon
PU 25-1 Big Print (NZ) (br h 4y, My Friend Paul - Big Dee) Andy White 54 P Jarman
 
Scratched: Kingston Town, Al's Gamble. Won by: 1-1/2 lengths, 2 lengths. Time: 3:19.8. Track: fast.
Barriers: 22-16-8. Judge's numbers: 15-8-14.
Vic. TAB Divs.: (on 50c) Win: Beldale Ball $7.80. Place: Beldale Ball $2.50, My Blue Denim $2.05, Love Bandit $4.40. Quinella: $62.95. Trifecta: $10,008.40.