1984 Melbourne Cup

1984 MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 6)
Handicap of $500,000 and Trophies valued at $10,000.
First: $325,000 and trophies; Second: $100,000; Third: $50,000; Fourth: $25,000.
1 10-1 BLACK KNIGHT (b/br g 6y, Silver Knight (NZ) - Brenta) Tr: George Hanlon 50kg Peter Cook
2 25-1 CHAGEMAR (NZ) (b g 5y, Zamazaan (Fr.) - Lacy (NZ) Tr: Geoff Murphy 54.5kg Darren Gauci
3 10-1 MAPPERLEY HEIGHTS (NZ) (br m 4y, Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Claudine (NZ) Tr: Colin Hayes 51kg Brent Thomson
Then followed:
4 50-1 Rose And Thistle (NZ) (ch h 6y, Harbor Prince (USA) - Scotch Belle (NZ) E B Skelton 52.5 R J Skelton
5 15-1 Foxseal (NZ) (br g 5y, Imperial Seal (GB) - Foxton (NZ) Rick Hore-Lacy 50 B Compton
6 4-1 e f Affinity (NZ) (br g 5y, Zamazaan (Fr.) - Geraniums Red (GB J J Moloney 55.5 P Hyland
7 100-1 Rocky Rullah (b g 5y, Rocky Thumb (USA) - Butterscotch) R V Cleland 49 N Barrett
8 33-1 Lancelotto (NZ) (ch g 6y, Zamazaan (Fr.) - Placene (NZ) Tommy Smith 50 R Quinton
9 66-1 Pass The Baton (blk g 7y, Relay Race (GB) - Cherilane) P D'Alton 51.5 W Treloar
10 20-1 Fountaincourt (NZ) (br g 6y, Pass The Bottle (USA) - Promahos (NZ) C Pfefferie 56 G Willetts
11 50-1 Forward Charge (NZ) (b/br g 5y, Rangong (GB) - Always Rushing (Fr.) Tommy Smith 52 N Barker
12 12-1 Secured Deposit (NZ) (br g 5y, Kirrama (NZ) - Touch Money (NZ) N Atkins 55 N Hain
13 33-1 British (GB) (br h 5y, Blakeney (GB) - Saucy Flirt (GB Colin Hayes 51.5 M Clarke
14 20-1 Beaver Boy (NZ) (b g 5y, Valuta (GB) - Beau's Dream (NZ) D Eager 52.5 P B Smith
15 4-1 e f Bounty Hawk (NZ) (b/br g 4y, Balmerino (NZ) - Marie's Daughter (GB Bart Cummings 55 H White
16 66-1 Hussar's Command (b g 7y, Seventh Hussar (Fr.) - Lady Resa) E Murray 54 W Harris
17 14-1 Martian's Son (NZ) (ch g 6y, Super Gray (USA) - Martian's Beauty (NZ) J P Gaffney 50.5 R Heffernan
18 7-1 Alibhai (NZ) (ch h 4y, Noble Bijou (USA) - Gem Flight (NZ) Tommy Smith 54 L Dittman
19 100-1 Legana (NZ) (b g 4y, Three Legs (GB) - Spring Mist) L Samba 48.5 P Shepherd
 
Scratched: Kiwi, Colonial Flag, Admiral Blair. Won by: 2-1/2 lengths, neck. Time: 3:18.9. Track: fast.
Barriers: 11-16-2. Judge's numbers: 17-6-15.
Vic. TAB Divs.: (on 50c) Win: Black Knight $5.40. Place: Black Knight $1.65, Chagemar $1.80, Mapperley Heights $1.70. Quinella: $52.65. Trifecta: $1073.95.