1998 Melbourne Cup

1998 FOSTER'S MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 3)
Group 1. Handicap. of $2,800,000 and $35,000 trophies. First: $1,680,000 plus trophies:
Second: $440,000; Third: $200,000; Fourth: $105,000; Fifth: $75,000. Sixth to 10th: $60,000.
1 6-1 f JEZABEEL (NZ) (br m 6y, Zabeel (NZ) - Passefleur (NZ) Tr: Brian Jenkins 51kg C Munce
2 7-1 CHAMPAGNE (NZ) (b m 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - L'quiz (USA) Tr: Laurie Laxton 51kg Glen Boss
3 12-1 PERSIAN PUNCH (Ire.) (ch g 5y, Persian Heights (GB) - Rum Cay (USA) Tr: David Eslworth 56.5kg Richard Quinn
Then followed:
4 20-1 Taufan's Melody (GB) (b g 8y, Taufan (USA) - Glorious Fate (Ire.) Lady Anne Herries 56 P Payne
5 33-1 Yorkshire (Ire.) (ch g 5y, Generous (Ire.) - Ausherry (USA) P Cole 52.5 D Nikolic
6 10-1 Tie The Knot (ch g 4y, Nassipour (USA) - Whisked) Guy Walter 55.5 R S Dye
7 13-2 Faithful Son (USA) (b g 5y, Zilzaal (USA) - Carduel (USA) Saeed Bin Suroor 58 F Dettori
8 20-1 Skybeau (NZ) (b g 6y, Dahar (USA) - Beaumont Babe) L Smith 52 L V Cassidy
9 25-1 Perpetual Check (NZ) (br g 4y, Grosvenor (NZ) - Reasonable (NZ) Bart Cummings 50.5 L Beasley
10 40-1 Markham (b/br g 5y, Salieri (USA) - Fetoon (GB) Cliff Brown 54.5 D Brereton
11 14-1 Darazari (Ire.) (b h 6y, Sadler's Wells (USA) - Darara (Ire.) B Wallace 54 O P Bosson
12 20-1 Sheer Danzig (Ire.) (b h 7y, Roi Danzig (USA) - Sheer Audacity (Ire.) R Armstrong 54 D Oliver
13 33-1 Yippyio (ch g 5y, Interstellar (NZ) - Yodells) Allan Denham 55 J A Cassidy
14 100-1 Joss Sticks (b g 6y, Pride Of Kellina - Marmalade Sky) B Pearse 53 R M Quinn
15 8-1 Arena (b c 3y, Danehill (USA) - Lee's Bid (NZ) John Hawkes 46 C W Brown
16 25-1 The Hind (NZ) (ch g 4y, McGinty (NZ) - Taciturn (NZ) Peter Hayes 53 B Marcus
17 330-1 Peak Of Perfection (Ire.) (b h 7y, Night Shift (USA) - Dazzling Heights (GB) Malcolm Thwaites 53 S Jumaat
18 66-1 Ancient City (NZ) (b g 4y, Pompeii Court (USA) - Off Shore (GB) Colin Alderson. 51 B Prebble
19 20-1 Doriemus (NZ) (ch g 8y, Norman Pentaquad (USA) - Golden Woods (NZ) Lee Freedman 58 Greg Hall
20 150-1 Count Chivas (NZ) (b g 7y, Lord Ballina - Inquisit (NZ) S Morrish 55.5 R Griffiths
21 7-1 Aerosmith (NZ) (br g 6y, Indian Ore (USA) - Luna Di Miele (NZ) P Hurdle 53.5 G J Childs
22 40-1 Gold Guru (ch g 4y, Gieger Counter (USA) - Proud Halo) Leon Macdonald 55.5 B York
23 50-1 Second Coming (NZ) (b g 4y, Oak Ridge (Fr.) - Superior Miss (NZ) Michael Moroney 52 E Wilkinson
PU 125-1 Three Crowns (NZ) (br g 6y, Paris Opera - Resolute (NZ) Malcolm Thwaites 53.5 S Price
 
All started. Won by: Neck, 1/2 length. Time: 3:18.59. Track: good.
Barriers: 16-18-15. Judge's numbers: 22-21-3.
Vic. TAB Divs. (on $1.00) Win: Jezabeel $12.00. Place: Jezabeel, $4.00, Champagne, $3.90, Persian Punch, $3.20.
Quinella: $55.20. Exacta: $143.40. Trifecta: $2030.80.