2000 Melbourne Cup

2000 FOSTER'S MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 7)
Group 1. Handicap of $3,000,000 plus $35,000 trophies. First: $2,000,000 and trophies of $32,500 to owner, $1000 to trainer, $1000 to jockey and $500 to strapper; Second: $540,000; Third: $250,000; Fourth: $125,000. Fifth: $85,000. Sixth to 10th: $70,000.
1 14-1 BREW (NZ) (b g 6y Sir Tristram (Ire.) - Horlicks (NZ), by Three Legs (GB) Tr: Michael Moroney 49kg Kerrin McEvoy
2 10-1 YIPPYIO (ch g 7y, Interstellar (NZ) - Yodells, by Marscay) Tr: Allan Denham 52kg Darren Beadman
3 20-1 SECOND COMING (b g 6y, Oak Ridge (Fr.) - Superior Miss (NZ), by Bassenthwaite (GB) Tr: Michael Moroney 52.5kg Michael Coleman
Then followed:
4 9-2 fav Kaapstad Way (NZ) (br g 5y, Kaapstad (NZ) - Crysell Way (NZ) C Wood 52 D Oliver
5 14-1 Arctic Owl (GB) (b g 7y, Most Welcome (GB) - Short Rations (GB) J Fanshawe 56.5 D Harrison
6 8-1 Freemason (b h 4y, Grand Lodge (USA) - Sashed (NZ) John Hawkes 53 L V Cassidy
7 125-1 Celestial Show (b m 5y, Serheed (USA) - Add Tinsel (NZ) Lou Morton 49.5 L Beasley
8 50-1 Pasta Express (ch g 6y, Rigoletto - Nassipoint (NZ) Paul Cave 51 J Marshall
9 160-1 Skybeau (NZ) (b g 8y, Dahar (USA) - Beaumont Babe) L Smith 51 D Dunn
10 25-1 Hill Of Grace (b m 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - Carmel Valley) R Priscott 50.5 G Boss
11 7-1 Diatribe (b h 4y, Brief Truce (USA) - Gabbing Gloria (USA) George Hanlon 55 J A Cassidy
12 80-1 Citra's Prince (b g 4y, Prince Salieri - Citra) Cliff Brown 50 cd 51 C Williams
13 40-1 The Hind (ch g 6y, McGinty (NZ) - Taciturn (NZ) Peter Hayes 52 S Baster
14 125-1 Maguire (b g 4y, Casual Lies (USA) - Dragon Pearl (USA) J Collins 49.5 L Currie
15 15-1 Enzeli (Ire.) (b h 6y, Kahyasi (GB) - Enaziya (Ire.) J Oxx 57 Greg Hall
16 10-1 Bohemiath (b g 6y, Umatilla (NZ) - Gallorette) Robert Smerdon 51.5 D Gauci
17 20-1 Lightning Arrow (USA) (br g 5y, Silver Hawk (USA) - Strait Lane (USA) Saeed Bin Surror 53 F Dettori
18 300-1 Our Unicorn (b g 6y, Zabeel (NZ) - Regal Mel (NZ) Colin Alderson 51 M Gatt
19 50-1 Mr. Nelson (b g 4y, Mister C (USA) - African Jewel (NZ) Russell Cameron 50 J Patton
20 25-1 Coco Cobanna (b m 4y, Casual Lies (USA) - Cobanna (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 52 C Munce
21 8-1 Far Cry (Ire.) (b g 6y, Pharly (Ire.) - Darabaka (Ire.) Martin Pipe 57 K Darley
22 500-1 Maridpour (Ire.) (b h 6y, Shernazar (Ire.) - Maridana (USA) Michael Moroney 52 G J Childs
 
Scratched: Majestic Avenue. Late scratching: Pravda (50-1) - Horse refused to move to the starting area. Prices shown are not subject to a deduction.
Won by: 2 lengths, 1-1/4 length. Time: 3:18.68. Track: good.
Barriers: 3-17-15. Judge's numbers: 24-12-7.
Vic. TAB Divs. (on $1.00) Win: Brew $16.90. Place: $4.90, Yippyio $2.90, Second Coming $6.00.
Quinella: $66.90. Exacta: $181.80. Trifecta: $3570.20.