Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare, trained by Danny O'Brien and ridden by Craig Williams, has won the Melbourne Cup at his 13th start.
VOW AND DECLARE :
COLOUR/SEX: Chestnut gelding
SIRE: Declaration Of War
TRAINER: Danny O'Brien
PRIZE MONEY: $5.722 million
* Claimed first win at his fourth start in a Warrnambool maiden (2381m) October 19, 2018
* Landed a stakes win during last year's Melbourne Cup carnival, scoring at Listed level over 1800m
* Runner-up in 2019 Queensland Derby
* Beat older horses in the Tatt's Cup over 3000m at Eagle Farm.
* Melbourne Cup lead-up runs included fourth in Group One Turnbull Stakes over 2000m and runner-up placing in the Caulfield Cup
Won: Flemington 3200m November 5, 2019 beating Prince Of Arran, Il Paradiso and Master Of Reality.