Verry Elleegant wins the 2021 Melbourne Cup

The 2021 Melbourne Cup was won by Verry Elleegant, trained by Chris Waller and ridden by James McDonald.

VERRY ELLEEGANT winning the Lexus Melbourne Cup at Flemington in Australia.
VERRY ELLEEGANT winning the Lexus Melbourne Cup at Flemington in Australia. Picture: Steve Hart

Verry Elleegant, reigning Australian Horse Of The Year and winner of now 10 G1 races, has bolted in with the 2021 Melbourne Cup.

The class told as all three placegetters carried 57kg as she beat the favourite Incentivise and Spanish Mission.

She gave Australia's leading trainer Chris Waller his first Melbourne Cup.

 

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight SP
1 4 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) Chris Waller James McDonald   18 57kg $18
2 2 INCENTIVISE Peter G Moody Brett Prebble 4L 15 57kg $2.90F
3 3 SPANISH MISSION (USA) Andrew Balding Craig Williams 4.4L 14 57kg $10
4 22 FLOATING ARTIST (GB) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Teodore Nugent (a) 4.6L 10 50kg $11
5 6 THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Damian Lane 10.6L 5 54kg $31
6 16 GRAND PROMENADE (GB) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Kerrin McEvoy 12.6L 20 52kg $15
7 7 DELPHI (IRE) Anthony & Sam Freedman Damien Oliver 13.35L 3 53.5kg $19
8 9 SELINO (GB) Chris Waller Ron Stewart 13.45L 23 53.5kg $81
9 21 TRALEE ROSE (NZ) Symon Wilde Dean Holland 16.7L 12 51kg $21
10 19 SHE'S IDEEL Bjorn Baker Craig Newitt 17.2L 19 52kg $101
11 1 TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) Joseph O'Brien Jye McNeil 19.45L 2 58kg $13
12 17 MIAMI BOUND (NZ) Danny O'Brien Patrick Moloney 21.45L 16 52kg $151
13 23 GREAT HOUSE (IRE) Chris Waller Michael Dee 21.85L 7 50kg $26
14 24 SIR LUCAN (IRE) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Glen Boss 21.95L 17 51kg $26
15 5 EXPLOSIVE JACK (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 23.2L 4 54kg $51
16 14 MASTER OF WINE (GER) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Fred Kersley 24.2L 6 52.5kg $91
17 15 PONDUS (GB) Robert Hickmott Ms Rachel King 24.6L 1 52.5kg $21
18 13 CARIF Peter & Paul Snowden Blaike McDougall 25.35L 8 52.5kg $101
19 11 KNIGHTS ORDER (IRE) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Daniel Stackhouse 25.65L 9 53kg $101
20 12 PERSAN Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Luke Currie 28.9L 11 53kg $31
21 18 PORT GUILLAUME (FR) Ben & JD Hayes Harry Coffey 33.15L 22 52kg $101
22 10 JOHNNY GET ANGRY (NZ) Denis Pagan Lachlan King (a) 41.15L 21 53kg $91
23 8 OCEAN BILLY (NZ) Chris Waller Damien Thornton 53.15L 13 53.5kg $31

Racing and Sports



Flemington

Tuesday, 02nd November 2021

7
15:00
(local)

Lexus Melbourne Cup (G1)

Age: 3yo and up WT: 49.0kg Type: OPEN
AUD $7,950,000
3200m TURF GOOD
7
15:00
(local)
AUD $7,950,000
3200m GOOD

Lexus Melbourne Cup (G1)

Age: 3yo and up WT: 49.0kg Type: OPEN
FP Silk Horse, Age & Sex
Sire & Dam
Jockey
Trainer
SP
WT
1st 4. VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) 6yo M
ZED (NZ) - OPULENCE (NZ)
JAMES MCDONALD
CHRIS WALLER
$17.00
57.0kg
Jomara Bloodstock Ltd (Mgr: M Carter), Ellee (Mgr: J Goodwin), Balmerino Racing Partnership (Mgr: J Rosham), M Wanzare, T Barry, B Sokolski, A Kheir, K Stocker, Honeycomb Stud (Mgr: A Whittingham), J O'Neill & V Kheir
2nd 2. INCENTIVISE (AUS) 5yo G
SHAMUS AWARD (AUS) - MISS ARGYLE (AUS)
BRETT PREBBLE
PETER MOODY
$2.88
57.0kg
Windemere Stud Pty Ltd (Mgr: S P Tregea), Yes Bloodstock (Mgr: B F Sokolski), A Kheir, P J Lawrence, S B McEwan, K Knight, V G Corry, J A O'Neill, V Kheir, B D Nettlefold, D Edmonds & A K Racing (Mgr: Ms K L Solomon)
3rd 3. SPANISH MISSION (USA) 5yo H
NOBLE MISSION (GB) - LIMONAR (IRE)
CRAIG WILLIAMS
ANDREW BALDING
$10.00
57.0kg
Yes Bloodstock (Mgr: B F Sokolski), A Kheir, Balmerino Racing, W Lasky, Seymour Bloodstock, D Degenhardt, J A O'Neill, Splinter Syndicate, C Mathieson, P Prendergast, J D D And C G Racing & E Litver

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4th 22. FLOATING ARTIST (GB) 5yo G
NATHANIEL (IRE) - MISS KENTON (IRE)
TEODORE NUGENT
CIARON MAHER & DAVID EUSTACE
$11.00
50.0kg

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5th 6. THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) 6yo H
SAVABEEL (AUS) - THE GLITZY ONE (AUS)
DAMIAN LANE
MURRAY BAKER & ANDREW FORSMAN
$31.00
54.0kg

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6th 16. GRAND PROMENADE (GB) 5yo G
CHAMPS ELYSEES (GB) - ZACCHERA (GB)
KERRIN MCEVOY
CIARON MAHER & DAVID EUSTACE
$15.00
52.0kg

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7th 7. DELPHI (IRE) 4yo H
GALILEO (IRE) - BYE BYE BIRDIE (IRE)
DAMIEN OLIVER
A & S FREEDMAN
$21.00
53.5kg
8th 9. SELINO (GB) 5yo G
CHAMPS ELYSEES (GB) - AIR KISS (GB)
RON STEWART
CHRIS WALLER
$81.00
53.5kg
9th 21. TRALEE ROSE (NZ) 5yo M
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - STAR OF TRALEE (NZ)
DEAN HOLLAND
SYMON WILDE
$21.00
51.0kg

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10th 19. SHE'S IDEEL (AUS) 6yo M
DUNDEEL (NZ) - ANA'S MAIL (AUS)
CRAIG NEWITT
BJORN BAKER
$101.00
52.0kg

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11th 1. TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) 8yo G
TEOFILO (IRE) - DREAM ON BUDDY (IRE)
JYE MCNEIL
JOSEPH O'BRIEN
$13.00
58.0kg

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12th 17. MIAMI BOUND (NZ) 5yo M
RELIABLE MAN (GB) - ARAPAHO MISS (AUS)
PATRICK MOLONEY
DANNY O'BRIEN
$151.00
52.0kg

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13th 23. GREAT HOUSE (IRE) 5yo G
GALILEO (IRE) - ANJA (IRE)
MICHAEL DEE
CHRIS WALLER
$26.00
50.0kg

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14th 24. SIR LUCAN (IRE) 3yo C
CAMELOT (GB) - SPARROW (IRE)
GLEN BOSS
G WATERHOUSE & A BOTT
$26.00
51.0kg
15th 5. EXPLOSIVE JACK (NZ) 4yo H
JAKKALBERRY (IRE) - EXTRA EXPLOSIVE (NZ)
J ALLEN
CIARON MAHER & DAVID EUSTACE
$51.00
54.0kg

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16th 14. MASTER OF WINE (GER) 6yo G
MAXIOS (GB) - MAGMA (GER)
Fred W Kersley
MICHAEL & WAYNE & JOHN HAWKES
$101.00
52.5kg

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17th 15. PONDUS (GB) 5yo G
SEA THE MOON (GER) - DIABLERETTE (GB)
MS RACHEL KING
ROBERT HICKMOTT
$21.00
52.5kg

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18th 13. CARIF (AUS) 6yo G
SO YOU THINK (NZ) - NORZITA (NZ)
BLAIKE MCDOUGALL
PETER & PAUL SNOWDEN
$101.00
52.5kg
19th 11. KNIGHTS ORDER (IRE) 6yo G
SO YOU THINK (NZ) - LAMANKA LASS (USA)
DANIEL STACKHOUSE
G WATERHOUSE & A BOTT
$101.00
53.0kg

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20th 12. PERSAN (AUS) 5yo G
PIERRO (AUS) - OFCOURSEICAN (AUS)
LUKE CURRIE
CIARON MAHER & DAVID EUSTACE
$31.00
53.0kg

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21st 18. PORT GUILLAUME (FR) 4yo G
LE HAVRE (IRE) - KEIRA (FR)
H COFFEY
BEN & JD HAYES
$101.00
52.0kg

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22nd 10. JOHNNY GET ANGRY (NZ) 4yo G
TAVISTOCK (NZ) - LUMINOVA (NZ)
LACHLAN KING
DENIS PAGAN
$101.00
53.0kg

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23rd 8. OCEAN BILLY (NZ) 6yo G
OCEAN PARK (NZ) - COOL STORM (NZ)
DAMIEN THORNTON
CHRIS WALLER
$31.00
53.5kg

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