1998 Caulfield Cup

1998 FOSTER'S CAULFIELD CUP
2400 metres (Saturday, October 17)
Group 1. Handicap of $1,300,000 and $3000 trophy.
First: $825,000 and trophy; Second: $240,000; Third: $120,000; Fourth: $65,000; Fifth: $50,000.
1 66-1 TAUFAN'S MELODY (GB) (b g 8y, Taufan (USA) - Glorious Fate (Ire) Tr: Lady Anne Herries 53.5kg Ray Cochrane
2 100-1 LISA'S GAME (ch m Umatilla (NZ) - Barbie's Game) Tr: Tony Vasil 48.5kg Aaron Spiteri
3 5-2 fav TIE THE KNOT (ch g 4y, Nassipour (USA) - Whisked Current) Tr: Guy Walter 55.5kg Shane Dye
Then followed:
4 6-1 Faithful Son (USA) (b g 5, Zilzal (USA) - Carduel (USA) Saeed Bin Suroor 58 D Oliver
5 12-1 Darazari (Ire) (b h 6y, Sadler's Wells (USA) - Darara (Ire) B J Wallace 54 D Gauci
6 25-1 Jezabeel (NZ) (br m 6y, Zabeel (NZ) - Passefleur (NZ) Brian Jenkins 51 C Munce
7 3-1 Aerosmith (NZ) (br g 6y, Indian Ore (USA) - Luna Di Miele (NZ) Peter Hurdle 53.5 G Childs
8 66-1 All In Fun (NZ) (b g 9y, Alleged Dash (USA) - Bonnie's Delight) W D Dymond 52.5 G Hall
9 100-1 Count Chivas (NZ) (b g 7y, Lord Ballina - Inquisit (NZ) Simon Morrish 55.5 P Payne
10 16-1 The Hind (NZ) (ch g 4y, McGinty (NZ) - Taciturn (NZ) Peter Hayes 53 B Prebble
11 14-1 Champagne (NZ) (b m 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - L'quiz (NZ) Laurie Laxon 51 E Wilkinson
12 14-1 Pursuits (br g 4y, Quest For Fame (GB) - Collant Noir) John Hawkes 51 L Cassidy
13 20-1 Vitrinite (NZ) (br h 4y, Lord Ballina - Centrepiece (NZ) Clarry Conners 51 C Williams
14 100-1 Vonanne (NZ) (b m 6y, Creese (GB) - Solatium (NZ) Bruce Purcell 50 L Coffey
15 80-1 Markham (b/br g 5y, Salieri (USA) - Fetoon (GB) Cliff Brown 54.5 D Brereton
16 9-1 Yippyio (ch g 5y, Interstellar (NZ) - Yodells) Allan Denham 55 J Cassidy
17 50-1 On Air (NZ) (b m 4y, Mi Preferido (USA) - Kaoru Flight) Anthony Cummings 51 D Nikolic
 
Scratched: Fayreform (late scr.), Our Unicorn, Prince Standaan. Won by: short neck, long neck. Time: 2:30.16. Track: good.
#Protest 6th Jezebeel (Chris Munce) against 1st Taufan's Melody (Ray Cochrane) was dismissed.
Cochrane was later fined $20,000 and suspended for a month for causing interference.
Barriers: 9-13-4. Judge's numbers: 9-18-3.
Vic. TAB Divs. (for 50c) Win: Taufan's Melody, $58.40. Place: Taufan's Melody, $13.40; Lisa's Game, $10.50; Tie the Knot, $1.80. Quinella: $942.30. Exacta: $2604.10. Trifecta: $13,890.30.
Winner's colours: White, navy blue crossed sashed, hooped sleeves, red cap.