2016 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order

By: Thomas Hackett
November 1st, 2016

The 2016 Melbourne Cup is in the books and all 24 horses were able to complete the race safely.

Almandin and Heartbreak City cleared out from the rest of the field in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almandin and Heartbreak City cleared out from the rest of the field in the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almandin and Heartbreak City fought out the finish, but there were plenty of other battles in the final stages of the race and below you can find the complete Melbourne Cup finishing order.

Hartnell completed the trifecta and it was Geelong Cup winner Qewy that toughed it to the line to round out the first four.

2016 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 17 ALMANDIN (GER) Robert Hickmott Kerrin McEvoy 17 52kg $11
2 13 HEARTBREAK CITY (FR) Tony Martin Joao Moreira 0.2L 23 54kg $19
3 6 HARTNELL (GB) John O’Shea James McDonald 4.45L 12 56kg 0F
4 23 QEWY (IRE) Charlie Appleby Craig Williams 6.7L 15 51.5kg $21
5 7 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 6.8L 20 56kg $26
6 9 ALMOONQITH (USA) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Walker 6.9L 19 54.5kg 0
7 16 BEAUTIFUL ROMANCE (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Damian Lane 7.9L 1 52.5kg $71
8 5 EXOSPHERIC (GB) Lee & Anthony Freedman Damien Oliver 8.65L 13 56kg $21
9 22 PENTATHLON (NZ) John Wheeler Mark Du Plessis 9.4L 4 51.5kg $81
10 1 BIG ORANGE (GB) Michael Bell James Spencer 9.5L 7 57kg $14
11 11 GRAND MARSHAL (GB) Chris Waller Ben Melham 9.8L 9 54.5kg 0
12 20 OCEANOGRAPHER (GB) Charlie Appleby Chad Schofield 10L 11 52kg 0
13 4 BONDI BEACH (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ryan Moore 10.75L 5 56kg $13
14 19 GREY LION (IRE) Matt Cumani Glen Boss 13.75L 16 52kg $41
15 12 JAMEKA Ciaron Maher Nicholas Hall 13.95L 3 54.5kg $8.50
16 15 EXCESS KNOWLEDGE (GB) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Vlad Duric 15.7L 21 53.5kg $61
17 2 OUR IVANHOWE (GER) Lee & Anthony Freedman Dwayne Dunn 15.8L 6 57kg $51
18 14 SIR JOHN HAWKWOOD (IRE) John P Thompson Blake Spriggs 20.8L 14 54kg $81
19 18 ASSIGN (IRE) Robert Hickmott Ms Katelyn Mallyon 20.9L 22 52kg $51
20 10 GALLANTE (IRE) Robert Hickmott Blake Shinn 22.15L 2 54.5kg 0
21 21 SECRET NUMBER (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Stephen Baster 22.35L 10 52kg 0
22 8 WICKLOW BRAVE (GB) William Mullins Frankie Dettori 24.35L 24 56kg $16
23 3 CURREN MIROTIC (JPN) Osamu Hirata Tommy Berry 27.35L 18 56.5kg 0
24 24 ROSE OF VIRGINIA (NZ) Lee & Shannon Hope Ben E Thompson (a) 99.9L 8 51kg $61

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