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Emirates Melbourne Cup barrier draw

1.       Admire Rakti (JPN) (Tomoyuki Umeda) Z Purton
2.       Cavalryman (GB) (Saeed Bin Suroor) C Williams
3.       Fawkner (Robert Hickmott) N Hall
4.       Red Cadeaux (GB) (Ed Dunlop) G M Mosse
5.       Protectionist (GER) (Andreas Wohler) R Moore
6.       Sea Moon (GB) (Robert Hickmott) T Berry (Scratched)
7.       Seismos (IRE) (Marco Botti) C Newitt
8.       Junoob (GB) (Chris Waller) H Bowman
9.       Royal Diamond (IRE) (Johnny Murtagh) S W Arnold
10.   Gatewood (GB) (John Gosden) W Buick
11.   Mutual Regard (IRE) (Johnny Murtagh) D Oliver
12.   Who Shot Thebarman (NZ) (Chris Waller) G Boss
13.   Willing Foe (USA) (Saeed Bin Suroor) J B McDonald
14.   My Ambivalent (IRE) (Roger Varian) A Atzeni
15.   Precedence (NZ) ( Bart & James Cummings) M Rodd
16.   Brambles (NZ) (Peter G Moody) L Nolen
17.   Mr O'ceirin (NZ) (Ciaron Maher) C Schofield
18.   Au Revoir (IRE) (Andre Fabre) G Schofield
19.   Lidari (FR) (Peter G Moody) B J Melham
20.   Opinion (IRE) (Chris Waller) T Angland
21.   Araldo (GB) (Michael Moroney) D Dunn
22.   Lucia Valentina (NZ) (Kris Lees) K McEvoy
23.   Unchain My Heart ( David Hayes & Tom Dabernig) D Yendall
24.   Signoff (IRE) (Darren Weir) J Moreira 

Trainers from around the world set their sights on the Emirates Melbourne Cup, a race that is widely considered to be the best staying handicap in the world. With such significant international standing, the anticipation of history in the making creates the electric atmosphere that is simply 'the race that stops a nation™'. 

Each year at 3pm on the first Tuesday of November, the greatest thoroughbreds from around the world descend upon Flemington to battle it out for a chance at the $6.2 million in prize money and to cement their names into history. Over 3200 metres, every competitor races towards the richest prize in Australian sport and the 18ct solid gold Hardy Brothers trophy valued at $175,000.

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