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Melbourne Cup winners Sex (last winner in brackets)

Entires - 69 (Fiorente 2013)

Geldings - 49 (Efficient 2007)

Colts - 19 (Skipton, 1941)

Mares - 13 (Makybe Diva 2003-05)

Fillies - 3 (Sister Olive, 1921)

First initial Melbourne Cup winners

A-10, B-11, C-8, D-9, E-5, F-2, G-10, H-5, I-0, J-3, K-5, L-6, M-12, N-4, 0-1, P-12, Q-0, R-9, S-12, T-16, U-0, V-3, W-8, X-0, Y-0, Z-1

Melbourne Cup winners - Words in Name:

Number of words
 
Winners
 
One word  86 (Fiorente, 2013)  
Two words  62 (Green Moon, 2012) 
Three-words  5 (Might And Power, 1997) 

Melbourne Cup winner - Registered colour of horse

Color
 
Winner
 
Bay  68 
Brown  36  
Chestnut  34 
Grey  6 
Black  3 
Bay or Brown  4 
Brown or Black  2 

Winning Melbourne Cup Weights:

Highest-weighted winner was Carbine with 66.5kg in 1890. The lightest-weighted winner Banker with 33.5kg in 1863.
Weights
 
Wins
 
59.5+  12 
59.0  0 
58.5  3 
58.0  4 
57.5  1 
57.0  2 
56.5  2 
56.0  7 
55.5  3 
55.0  6 
54.5  8 
54.0  3 
53.5  3 
53.0  8 
Weights
 
Wins
 
52.5  8 
52.0  5 
51.5  4 
51.0  7 
50.5  4 
50.0  3 
49.5  7 
49.0  6 
48.5  3 
48.0  7 
47.5  2 
47.0  7 
46.5  3 
46.0-  25 

Winning Melbourne Cup Odds:

Favourites have won 25 Cups and equal favourites 7 Cups. Horses at 10-1 have won 14 Cups and there have been 13 winners at 8-1.
Odds
 
Wins
 
8-11  1 
7-4  1 
2-1  1 
5-2  3 
3-1  4 
7-2  5 
4-1  12 
9-2  2 
5-1  10 
11-2  4 
6-1  7 
13-2  2 
7-1  7 
15-2  1 
8-1  13 
9-1  4 
Odds
 
Wins
 
10-1  14 
11-1  1 
12-1  9 
14-1  6 
15-1  5 
16-1  10 
17-1  1 
20-1  7 
25-1  6 
30-1  1 
33-1  6 
40-1  3 
50-1  3 
66-1  0 
80-1  1 
100-1  3 



In 1985 the Cup prizemoney raised to $1 million. The owners of What A Nuisance (1985) received $650,000 and a $23,000 Cup.



 
 
 
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