1983 Melbourne Cup

1983 MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 1)
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 9-1 KIWI (NZ) (ch g 6y, Blarney Kiss (USA) - Malrayvis (NZ) Tr: E S "Snowy" Lupton 52kg Jim Cassidy
2 16-1 NOBLE COMMENT (ch g 6y, Scarlettville (Ire.) - Very Pretty) Tr: George Hanlon 50.5kg Robert Heffernan
3 10-1 MR. JAZZ (b h 4y, Planet Kingdom - Jazette) Tr: Bart Cummings 50kg John Marshall
Then followed:
4 25-1 No Peer (NZ) (ch g 6y, Alcimedes (GB) - Pouliche (NZ) Bart Cummings 54 J Miller
5 10-1 Veloso (NZ) (b h 4y, Zamazaan (Fr.) - Top Of The Pops (NZ) M G Barnes 55.5 P Cook
6 6-1 fav Chiamare (br g 4y, Claude (Italy) - Elevena) Tommy Smith 52 L Dittman
7 8-1 Fountaincourt (NZ) (br g 5y, Pass The Bottle (USA) - Promahos (NZ) C Pfefferie 55.5 N Harris
8 66-1 Hussar's Command (b g 6y, Seventh Hussar (Fr.) - Lady Resa) E B Murray 51.5 W Treloar
9 16-1 Chagemar (NZ) (b g 4y, Zamazaan (Fr.) - Lacy (NZ) Geoff Murphy 51.5 D Gauci
10 14-1 Nostradamus (NZ) (ch g 4y, Aythorpe (Ire.) - Raingold (NZ) Graeme Rogerson 51 B Clements
11 14-1 Triumphal March (USA) (ch h 6y, Avatar (USA) - Lilt (NZ) Colin Hayes 52.5 B Thomson
12 14-1 Toujours Mio (br g 6y, Eucalyptus (GB) - Toujours Pres) J P Courtney 51 R Dawkins
13 25-1 Chez Nous (blk g 5y, Comeran (Fr.) - Magnifique (NZ) Colin Hayes 51 M Clarke
14 33-1 Machtvogel (Ger.) (ch h 6y, High Game (Ger.) - Mayenne (Ger.) E W Laing 53 P Jarman
15 15-1 Hayai (NZ) (br h 4y, Skyhawk II (GB) - Poppa's Girl) J R Lee 55 N Voigt
16 14-1 Just A Dash (b g 6y, Whiskey Road (USA) - Native Lass (NZ) xxxxxxxx 57 H White
17 20-1 Noble Heights (NZ) (b m 5y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Gold Heights (NZ) N Begg 50 R Quinton
18 100-1 Home Maid (b m 4y, Ontonic (NZ) - Loani Star) Paul Perry 50 B Andrews
19 160-1 Mevron Boy (b g 4y, Valve - Swanella) R Armstrong 49.5 R J Skelton
20 50-1 Bianco Lady (NZ) (b m 6y, Rangong (GB) - Marree (NZ) Colin Hayes 52 Greg Hall
21 33-1 La Cocotte (br m 4y, Estaminet (GB) - Coqueta) Tony Lopes 47.5 P Alderman
22 100-1 English Wonder (blk m 4y, Twig Moss (Fr.) - Karroo (GB) John Hawkes 48.5 P Shepherd
23 100-1 Combat (NZ) (b g 4y, War Hawk II (GB) - Majestic Star (NZ) Tommy Smith 47.5 C Dinn
24 50-1 Amarant (NZ) (b g 6y, In The Purple (Fr.) - Donna Frances (NZ) George Hanlon 53 J Letts
 
All started. Won by: 1-3/4 lengths, head. Time: 3:19.9. Track: fast.
Barriers: 2-7-12. Judge's numbers: 11-17-19.
Vic. TAB Divs.: (on 50c) Win: Kiwi $4.90. Place: Kiwi $1.85, Noble Comment $3.35, Mr. Jazz $1.60. Quinella: $67.15. Trifecta: $1756.60.