2017 Melbourne Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw Announced


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The final field and barrier draw for the 2017 Melbourne Cup was announced by the Victoria Racing Club at Flemington on Saturday. The biggest talking point after the announcement was the forced exclusion of Jon Snow.

A capacity field of 24 horses are listed to participate in Tuesday’s grand race, which is also known as ‘the race that stops the nation’. Here is the complete list:

No. Horse Sex Age Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 HARTNELL (GB) G 7 James Cummings Damian Lane 12 57.5kg
2 ALMANDIN (GER) G 8 Robert Hickmott Frankie Dettori 14 56.5kg
3 HUMIDOR (NZ) G 5 Darren Weir Blake Shinn 13 56kg
4 TIBERIAN (FR) H 6 Alain Couetil Olivier Peslier 23 55.5kg
5 MARMELO (GB) H 5 Hughie Morrison Hugh Bowman 16 55kg
6 RED CARDINAL (IRE) G 6 Andreas Wohler Kerrin McEvoy 24 55kg
7 JOHANNES VERMEER (IRE) H 5 Aidan O’Brien Ben Melham 3 54.5kg
8 BONDI BEACH (IRE) G 6 Robert Hickmott Michael Walker 1 54kg
9 MAX DYNAMITE (FR) G 8 William Mullins Zac Purton 2 54kg
10 VENTURA STORM (IRE) H 5 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Glen Boss 6 54kg
11 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) G 9 Chris Waller Tommy Berry 20 54kg
12 WICKLOW BRAVE (GB) G 9 William Mullins Stephen Baster 8 54kg
13 BIG DUKE (IRE) G 6 Darren Weir Brenton Avdulla 5 53.5kg
14 US ARMY RANGER (IRE) H 5 Joseph O’Brien Jamie Spencer 22 53.5kg
15 BOOM TIME H 6 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Cory Parish 9 53kg
16 GALLANTE (IRE) G 7 Robert Hickmott Michael Dee 18 53kg
17 LIBRAN (IRE) G 7 Chris Waller Dwayne Dunn 7 53kg
18 NAKEETA (GB) G 7 Iain Jardine Glyn Schofield 19 53kg
19 SINGLE GAZE M 5 Nick Olive Kathy O’Hara 11 53kg
20 WALL OF FIRE (IRE) H 5 Hugo Palmer Craig Williams 15 53kg
21 THOMAS HOBSON (GB) G 8 William Mullins Joao Moreira 21 52kg
22 REKINDLING (GB) H 4 Joseph O’Brien Corey Brown 4 51.5kg
23 AMELIE’S STAR M 6 Darren Weir Dean Yendall 10 51kg
24 CISMONTANE (NZ) G 5 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Beau Mertens 17 50kg

 

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