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Melbourne Cup - Original Handicapped Top Weight (Since Introduction of Metric weights)
Top Weight
2013  Dunaden  58.5kg  11TH 
2012  Americain  58.0kg  11TH  
 Dunaden  58.0kg  14TH 
2011  Americain  58.0kgs  4TH 
2010  Alandi  58.0Kgs  DNR 
 Efficient  58.0Kgs  DNR 
2009  Efficient  58.0Kgs  DNR  
 Maldivian  58.0Kgs  DNR  
2008  Yeats  59.0Kgs  DNR  
2007  Yeats  59.0Kgs  DNR 
2006  Yeats  59.0Kgs  7TH 
2005  Kitten's Joy  59.0Kgs  DNR 
2004  Northerly  60.0kgs  DNR 
2003  Vinnie Roe  59.0kgs  DNR 
2002  Vinnie Roe  59.0kgs  4TH 
2001  Mutafaweg  58.5kgs  DNR 
2000  Fantastic Light  61.0kgs  DNR 
1999  Kayf Tara  58.5kgs  DNR  
 Nedawi  58.5kgs  DNR 
1998  Swain  62.0kgs  DNR 
1997  Swain  63.0kgs  DNR 
1996  Classic Cliche 61.5kgs  DNR 
1995  Double Trigger  60.5kgs  17TH 
1994  Vintage Crop  60.0kgs  7TH 
1993  Drum Taps  58.5kgs  9TH 
 Naturalism  58.5kgs  DNR 
 Subzero  58.5kgs  15TH 
1992  Better Loosen Up  59.0kgs  DNR 
 Super Impose  59.0kgs  15TH 
1991  Better Loosen Up  61.0kgs  DNR 
1990  Better Loosen Up  57.0kgs  DNR 
 Savage Toss  57.0kgs  7TH 
 Super Impose  57.0kgs  DNR 
1989  Almaarad  59.0kgs  DNR 
 Beau Zam  59.0kgs  DNR 
1988  Royal Grit  60.0kgs  DNR 
1987  Longboat  59.0kgs  DNR 
1986  Bonecrusher  57.5kgs  DNR 
1985  Gildoran  59.0kgs  DNR 
1984  Gurner's Lane  57.5kgs  DNR 
 Trissaro  57.5kgs  DNR 
1983  Gurner's Lane  60.0kgs  DNR 
1982  Just A Dash  59.5kgs  16TH 
1981  Kingston Town  60.5kgs  DNR 
1980  Kingston Town  59.5kgs  DNR 
1979  Ming Dynasty  58.0kgs  DNR 
1978  Gold And Black  60.0kgs  DNR 
1977  Exceller  62.5kgs  DNR 
1976  Think Big  62.0kgs  DNR 
1975  Fury's Order  59.5kgs  14TH 
1974  Battle Heights  61.0kgs  7TH 
1973  Apollo Eleven  60.0kgs  DNR 
1972  Gay Icarus  61.0kgs  DNR 

DNR = Did Not Run

Rising Fast (1954) wins not only the Melbourne Cup, but the Turnbull Stakes, Caulfield Stakes, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, Mackinnon Stakes and the Fisher Plate on the final day of the Flemington Carnival.

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