1982 Melbourne Cup

1982 MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 2)
Handicap of $300,000 and Trophies valued at $10,000.
First: $195,000 and trophies;Second: $60,000; Third: $30,000; Fourth: $15,000.
1 8-1 GURNER'S LANE (NZ) (ch g 4y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Taiona (NZ) Tr: Geoff Murphy 56kg Mick Dittman
2 6-1 KINGSTON TOWN (blk g 6y, Bletchingly - Ada Hunter (Ger.) Tr: Tommy Smith 59kg Malcolm Johnston
3 20-1 NOBLE COMMENT (ch g 5y, Scarletville (Ire.) - Very Pretty) Tr: George Hanlon 49.5kg Robert Heffernan
Then followed:
4 11-1 My Sir Avon (NZ) (ch h 5y, Avon Valley (GB) - Ballometes) Bart Cummings 52 H White
5 20-1 Bianco Lady (NZ) (b m 5y, Rangong (GB) - Marree (NZ) R H Thomsen 51.5 N Voigt
6 15-1 Port Carling (b h 5y, Charlton (GB) - Blue Elite) Tommy Smith 51 R Quinton
7 10-1 Allez Bijou (NZ) (ch g 6, Noble Bijou (USA) - Time Lass (NZ) C J Honeychurch 55 G Willetts
8 10-1 Wellington Road (NZ) (b/br g 5y, Amalgam (USA) - Urupukapuka (NZ) P Dawson 48 G Cook
9 15-1 Astrolin (NZ) (b g 6y, Alvaro (GB) - Beautiful Dreamer (NZ) Wayne Walters 48.5 P Alderman
10 50-1 Amarant (NZ) (b h 5y, In The Purple (Fr.) - Donna Frances (NZ) George Hanlon 49.5 J A Cassidy
11 40-1 Silver Bounty (NZ) (gr/blk h 5y, Karayar (GB) - Ruariki (NZ) G M Carson 57.5 E J Didham
12 25-1 Dealer's Choice (NZ) xxx (Balios (GB) - Picco's Pride (NZ) R B Morgan 51.5 C Bromley
13 33-1 Barmax (b g 6y, Storm Ruler or Arctic Symbol - Lucia) L M Armfield 48 D Coleman
14 250-1 Tohar (ch g 5y, Heir Apparent II (USA) - Nashar (NZ) Rick Hore-Lacy 48 P Shepherd
15 15-1 Triumphal March (USA) (ch h 5y, Avatar (USA) - Lilt (NZ) Colin Hayes 52 B Thomson
16 11-2 fav Just A Dash (b g 5y, Whiskey Road (USA) - Native Lass (NZ) Tommy Smith 59.5 P Cook
17 140-1 Magistrate (NZ) (b g 11y, Stipulate (NZ) - Our Jan (NZ) I H Steffert 49.5 B Andrews
18 250-1 Dry Wine (br h 4y, Dryburgh - Dark Satin (NZ) J V Burns 48.5 B McGinley
19 50-1 Carringbush (ch h 5y, Cerreto (Ire.) - Stellaria (NZ) Ray Hutchins 54.5 P Hyland
20 40-1 Rose And Thistle (NZ) (ch h 4y, Harbour Prince (USA) - Scotch Belle (NZ) E B Skelton 51.5 R J Skelton
21 200-1 Mr. Digby (br g 4y, Lorenzaccio (Ire.) - Hot Look) Tommy Hughes 50 G Murphy
22 50-1 Brewery Boy (br h 4y, Lorenzaccio (Ire.) - Amatrice (NZ) Tommy Smith 55.5 J Letts
23 15-1 Gala Mascot (b h 4y, Gala Crest - Bay Girl) Geoff Murphy 48.5 B Clements
 
Scratched: High Drifter. Won by: neck, 2 lengths. Time: 3:21.1. Track: fast.
Barriers: 22-3-1. Judge's numbers: 4-2-18.
Vic. TAB Divs.: (on 50c) Win: Gurner's Lane $4.35. Place: Gurner's Lane $1.60, Kingston Town $3.50, Noble Comment $1.60. Quinella: $12.20. Trifecta: $1379.50.