Melbourne Cup - Winning margins
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Winning margin Winner Year
8 lengths - 2 Rain Lover 1968
8 lengths Archer 1862
7 lengths - 1 Colonus 1942
6 lengths - 3 Artilleryman 1919
6 lengths Newhaven 1896
6 lengths Archer 1861
5 lengths - 1 Russia 1946
4 lengths - 5 Doriemus 1995
4 lengths Even Stevens 1962
4 lengths Statesman 1928
4 lengths Haricot 1874
4 lengths Toryboy 1865
3-1/2 lengths - 1 Don Juan 1873
3 lengths - 10 Vintage Crop 1993
3 lengths Macdougal 1959
3 lengths Comic Court 1950
3 lengths Dark Felt 1943
3 lengths Catalogue 1938
3 lengths Peter Pan 1934
3 lengths Phar Lap 1930
3 lengths Nightmarch 1929
3 lengths Prince Foote 1909
3 lengths Glenloth 1892
2-3/4 lengths - 1 Americain (USA) 2010
2-1/2 lengths - 8 Let's Elope 1991
2-1/2 lengths Black Knight 1984
2-1/2 lengths Gold And Black 1977
2-1/2 lengths Skipton 1941
2-1/2 lengths Marabou 1935
2-1/2 lengths Sasanof 1916
2-1/2 lengths Carbine 1890
2-1/2 lengths Calamia 1878
2-1/4 lengths - 3 Saintly 1996
2-1/4 lengths Tawriffic 1989
2-1/4 lengths Just A Dash 1981
2 lengths - 13 Media Puzzle (Ire.) 2002
2 lengths Brew 2000
2 lengths Van Der Hum 1976
2 lengths Galilee 1966
2 lengths Rainbird 1945
2 lengths White Nose 1931
2 lengths The Parisian 1911
2 lengths Briseis 1876
2 lengths Wollomai 1875
2 lengths The Quack 1872
2 lengths The Pearl 1871
2 lengths Warrior 1869
2 lengths Tim Whiffler 1867
1-3/4 lengths - 3 Jeune (GB) 1994
1-3/4 lengths Subzero 1992
1-3/4 lengths Kiwi 1983
1-1/2 lengths - 10 Beldale Ball (USA) 1980
1-1/2 lengths Lord Fury 1961
1-1/2 lengths Baystone 1958
1-1/2 lengths Foxzami 1949
1-1/2 lengths Piastre 1912
1-1/2 lengths Poseidon 1906
1-1/2 lengths Clean Sweep 1900
1-1/2 lengths Mentor 1888
1-1/2 lengths Martini-Henry 1883
1-1/2 lengths Lantern 1864
1-1/4 lengths - 7 Makybe Diva (GB) 2005
1-1/4 lengths Makybe Diva (GB) 2004
1-1/4 lengths Makybe Diva (GB) 2003
1-1/4 lengths Piping Lane 1972
1-1/4 lengths Silver Knight 1971
1-1/4 lengths Polo Prince 1964
1-1/4 lengths Rising Fast 1954
1 length - 11 Green Moon (Ire.) 2012
1 length Kingston Rule (USA) 1990
1 length Think Big 1974
1 length Gatum Gatum 1963
1 length Trivalve 1927
1 length Merriwee 1899
1 length Bravo 1889
1 length Dunlop 1887
1 length Grand Flaneur 1880
1 length Glencoe 1868
1 length Banker 1863
3/4 lenth - 18 Shocking 2009
3/4 length Ethereal 2001
3/4 length Think Big 1975
3/4 length Baghdad Note 1970
3/4 length Toparoa 1955
3/4 length Wodalla 1953
3/4 length Delta 1951
3/4 length Old Rowley 1940
3/4 length Bitalli 1923
3/4 length Sister Olive 1921
3/4 length Posinatus 1913
3/4 length Apologue 1907
3/4 length Blue Spec 1905
3/4 length Acrasia 1904
3/4 length Lord Cardigan 1903
3/4 length Patron 1894
3/4 length Malvolio 1891
3/4 length Zulu 1881
1/2 length - 17 Efficient 2007
1/2 length Rogan Josh 1999
1/2 length Kensei 1987
1/2 length Dalray 1952
1/2 length Hiraji 1947
1/2 length Sirius 1944
1/2 length Rivette 1939
1/2 length The Trump 1937
1/2 length Spearfelt 1926
1/2 length Windbag 1925
1/2 length Poitrel 1920
1/2 length Night Watch 1918
1/2 length Revenue 1901
1/2 length Tarcoola 1893
1/2 length Malua 1884
1/2 length The Assyrian 1882
1/2 length Darriwell 1879
Long neck - 2 At Talaq (USA) 1986
Long neck Arsenal 1886
Neck - 9 Jezabeel 1998
Neck Gurner's Lane 1982
Neck Red Handed 1967
Neck Straight Draw 1957
Neck Wotan 1936
Neck Peter Pan 1932
Neck Kingsburgh 1914
Neck The Victory 1902
Neck Auraria 1895
1/2 neck - 6 Arwon 1978
1/2 neck Hi Jinx 1960
1/2 neck Evening Peal 1956
1/2 neck Patrobas 1915
1/2 neck Comedy King (GB) 1910
1/2 neck The Grafter 1898
Long head - 7 Gala Supreme 1973
Head - 6 Rain Lover 1969
Head Hall Mark 1933
Head Backwood 1924
Head King Ingoda 1922
Head Sheet Anchor 1885
Head The Barb 1866
1/2 head - 7 Delta Blues (Japan) 2006
1/2 head Empire Rose 1988
1/2 head Rimfire 1948
1/2 head Lord Nolan 1908
1/2 head Gaulus 1897
1/2 head Chester 1877
1/2 head Nimblefoot 1870
Short head - 7 What A Nuisance 1985
Short 1/2 head - 4 Might And Power 1997
Short 1/2 head Hyperno 1979
Short 1/2 head Light Fingers 1965
Short 1/2 head Westcourt 1917
Nose - 2 Viewed 2008
Nose Dunaden (Fr.) 2011