Melbourne Cup Favourites Record

Since 1970 there have been 45 favourites (and equal favourites) run in the Melbourne Cup, of these 9 favourites won (22% strike rate) with an average starting price of around $5.50.


Fiorente was the last favourite
to win in 2013


Since 1970 there have been 52 favourites (and equal favourites) run in the Melbourne Cup, of these 10 favourites winning with an average starting price of around 9/2.


Year
 
Horse
 
Odds
 
Finish Pos.
 
Winner
 
Odds
 
2018  Yucatan  5/1  11th  Cross Counter  8/1 
2017  Marmelo  6/1  9th  Rekindling  14/1 
 Almandin  6/1  12th  Rekindling  14/1 
2016  Hartnell  9/2  3rd  Almandin  10/1 
2015  Fame Game  4/1  13th  Prince Of Penzance  100/1 
2014  Admire Rakti  9/2  22nd  Protectionist  7/1 
2013  Fiorente  6/1  Won    
2012  Dunaden  6/1  14th  Green Moon  20/1  
2011  Americain  4/1  4th  Dunaden  15/2 
2010  So You Think  2/1  3rd  Americain  12/1  
2009  Alcopop  15/4  6th  Shocking  9/1  
2008  Mad Rush  9/2  7th Viewed 40/1  
2007  Master O'Relly  11/4  8th Efficient 16/1 
2006  Tawqeet  11/2  19th Delta Blues 14/1 
2005  Makybe Diva  7/2  Won   
2004  Makybe Diva  5/2  Won   
2003  Mamool  11/2  23rd Makybe Diva 7/1 
2002  Vinnie Roe  9/2  4th Media Puzzle 11/2 
2001  Sky Heights  6/1  6th Ethereal 9/1 
2000  Kaapstad Way  9/2  4th Brew 14/1 
1999  Sky Heights  7/2  17th Rogan Josh 5/1 
1998  Jezabeel  6/1  Won   
1997  Might And Power 7/2  Won   
1996  Oscar Schindler 4/1  15th Saintly 8/1 
1995  Double Trigger  7/2  17th Doriemus 10/1 
1994  Vintage Crop  5/1  7th Jeune 16/1 
1993  Our Pompeii  5/1  14th Vintage Crop 14/1 
1992  Veandercross  9/4  2nd Subzero 4/1 
1991  Let's Elope  3/1  Won   
1990  Kingston Rule  7/1  Won   
 The Phantom  7/1  2nd Kingston Rule 7/1 
1989  Empire Rose  9/2  15th Tawrrific 30/1 
1988  Empire Rose  5/1  Won   
 Natski  5/1  2nd Empire Rose 5/1 
1987  Rosedale  5/1  2nd Kensel 12/1 
1986  Mr Lomondy  6/1  8th At Talaq 10/1 
1985  Our Sophia  9/2  10th What a Nuisance 15/1 
1984  Affinity  4/1  6th Black Knight 10/1 
 Bounty Hawk  4/1  15th Black Knight 10/1 
1983  Chiamare  6/1  6th Kiwi 9/1 
1982  Just A Dash  11/2  16th Gurner's Lane 8/1 
1981  No Peer  4/1  6th Just a Dash 15/1 
1980  Hyperno  3/1  7th Beldale Bell 11/1 
1979  Dulcify  3/1  PU Hyperno 7/1 
1978  So Called  9/2  5th Arwon 6/1 
1977  Gold And Black  7/2  Won   
1976  Van Der Hum  9/2  Won   
1975  Suleiman  11/4  4th Think Big 33/1 
1974  Leilani  7/2  2nd Think Big 12/1 
1973  Glengowan  5/2  2nd Gala Supreme 9/1 
1972  Magnifique  7/2  2nd Piping Lane 40/1 
1971  Gay Icarus  7/4  9th Silver Knight 10/1 
1970  Voleur  2/1  7th Baghdad Note 25/1 

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