2004 Melbourne Cup

2004 EMIRATES MELBOURNE CUP
3200 metres (Tuesday, November 2)
Group 1. Handicap of $4,500,000 and $100,000 trophies. First: $2,700,000 and Gold Cup of $80,000 to owner, miniature Gold Cups of $8500 each to trainer and jockey and for the strapper the Tommy Woodcock trophy of $3000 value.Second: $730,000. Third: $335
1 5-2 fav MAKYBE DIVA (GB) (b m 6y Desert King (Ire.) - Tugela (USA) Tr: Lee Freedman 55.5kg Glen Boss
2 5-1 VINNIE ROE (Ire.) (b h 7y, Definite Article (GB) - Kayu (Ire.) Tr: Dermot Weld 58kg Pat Smullen
3 100-1 ZAZZMAN (b g 7y, Distinctly North (USA) - Glen Iris) Tr: Tony Vasil 52.5kg Nicholas Ryan (a)
Then followed:
4 15-1 Elvstroem (b h 4y, Danehill (USA) - Circles Of Gold) Tony Vasil 56.5 N Rawiller
5 16-1 Hugs Dancer (Fr.) (b g 8y, Cadeaux General (GB) - Embracing (GB) Tony McEvoy 52.5 G J Childs
6 12-1 Distinction (Ire.) (b g 6y, Danehill (USA) - Ivy Leaf (Ire.) Michael Stoute 54 D Beadman
7 25-1 Mamool (GB) (b h 6y, in The Wings (GB) - Genovefa (USA) Saeed Bin Suroor 57 F Dettori
8 20-1 Catchmeifyoucan (b g 5y, Senor Pete (USA) - Glamis (NZ) Michael Moroney 49 B Shinn (a)
9 40-1 Razkalla (USA) (b g 7y, Caerleon (USA) - Larrocha (Ire.) Saeed Bin Suroor 55 K McEvoy
10 40-1 Strasbourg (ch g 5y, Umatilla (NZ) - Bella Ragazza) Bart Cummings 52 M R Du Plessis
11 60-1 On A Jeune (b g 4y, Jeune (GB) - Chandada Rose) Peter Montgomorie 50.5 J Bowditch
12 20-1 Media Puzzle (USA) (ch g 8y, Theatrical (Ire.) - Market Slide (USA) Dermot Weld 55.5 D Oliver
13 20-1 Grey Song (gr g 6y, Unbridled’s Song (USA) - Tonzazip) Tommy Hughes Jr. 52 D R Beasley
14 100-1 Roman Arch (b g 6y, Archway (Ire.) - Celestial Option) Mick Whittle 52.5 L Currie
15 70-1 Upsetthym (NZ) (br m 6y, Rhythm (USA) - Set Up (NZ) Karen Fursdon 51 R McLeod
16 40-1 Another Warrior (ch h 6y, Brave Warrior - Kate Be Good) Alan Bailey 51 J Byrne
17 40-1 Winning Belle (NZ) (b m 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - Kirin Belle (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 49.5 C Munce
18 80-1 Lashed (ch m 5y, Encosta De Lago - Traffic Watch) Graeme Rogerson 52 J A Cassidy
19 30-1 Mummify (b g 5y, Jeune (GB) - Cleopatra’s Girl) Lee Freedman 56 D Nikolic
20 60-1 Don Raphael (b g 5y, Runyon (Ire.) - Rain Queen) Kerry Parker 50.5 S Seamer
21 16-1 Pacific Dancer (NZ) (br h 4y, Groom Dancer (USA) - Pacific Gem (NZ) Shaun Dwyer 51.5 G J Grylls
22 100-1 Hard To Get (b g 4y, Geiger Counter (USA) - Rarely Caught (NZ) Mark Kavanagh 51 L Nolen
23 40-1 Delzao (b h 4y, Encosta de Lago - Amanusa) Greg Kavanagh 54 S R King
24 14-1 She’s Archie (br m 6y, Archway (Ire.) - A Little Timid) Darren Weir 51.5 C W Brown
 
All started. Won by: 1-1/4 lengths, 2-1/2 lengths. Time: 3:28.55. (Last 600m 37.63). Track: dead.
#Note: Another Warrior placed into the field by the VRC committee ahead of Free At Last.
Barrier numbers: 7-10-6. Judge’s numbers: 5-1-12.
Vic. TAB Divs: Win: Maykbe Diva $4.20. Place: Makybe Diva $2.00, Vinnie Roe $2.60, Zazzman $22.20. Quinella: $8.50. Exacta: $17.70. Trifecta: $2504.00.