The Melbourne Cup final field

By: Chris Bassani
October 29th, 2011
Americian

Defending champ Americian tops the final field for the Melbourne Cup

The final field of 24 horses has been announced for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup.

2011 Emirates Melbourne Cup Field – Final Acceptances

# Horse Trainer Weight
1 AMERICAIN (USA) (15) Alain de Royer Dupre G Mosse 58kg
2 JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) (6) Mark Johnston  57kg
3 DUNADEN (FR) (13) Mikel Delzangles 54.5kg (Pen.0.5kg)
4 DRUNKEN SAILOR (IRE) (8) Luca Cumani 54kg
5 GLASS HARMONIUM (IRE) (23) Michael Moroney 54kg
6 MANIGHAR (FR) (21) Luca Cumani D Oliver 54kg
7 UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA) (7) Michael Kent 54kg
8 FOX HUNT (IRE) (19) Mark Johnston 53.5kg (Pen.05.kg)
9 LUCAS CRANACH (GER) (11) Anthony Freedman 53.5kg
10 MOURAYAN (IRE) (14) Robert Hickmott 53.5kg
11 PRECEDENCE (NZ) (2) Bart Cummings 53.5kg
12 RED CADEAUX (GB) (16) Ed Dunlop M Rodd 53.5kg
13 HAWK ISLAND (IRE) (18) Chris Waller 53kg
14 ILLO (GER) (1) Bart Cummings J Cassidy 53kg
15 LOST IN THE MOMENT (IRE) (3) Saeed Bin Suroor 53kg
16 MODUN (IRE) (5) Saeed Bin Suroor 53kg
17 AT FIRST SIGHT (IRE) (10) Robert Hickmott 52.5kg
18 MOYENNE CORNICHE (GB) (17)Brian Ellison Brett Prebble 52kg
19 SAPTAPADI (IRE) (22) Brian Ellison 52kg
20 SHAMROCKER (NZ) (24) Danny O’Brien Luke Nolen 52kg
21 THE VERMINATOR (4 )Chris Waller 52.kg (Pen.2.0kg)
22 TULLAMORE (NZ) (12) Gai Waterhouse 52kg
23 NIWOT (9) Micahel, Wayne & John Hawkes 51kg
24 OLDER THAN TIME (20) Gai Waterhouse 51kg

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