WINNER 2009 Melbourne Cup - SHOCKING (21)Tuesday 3rd November 2009 SHOCKING won the $5.5 million Melbourne Cup at Flemington, giving trainer Mark Kavanaugh his first victory in the race.
SHOCKING and international raider CRIME SCENE pulled away from the pack in the straight and had the race between them before the four-year-old SHOCKING put his head in front.
After an agonizingly narrow loss last year, Corey Brown broke through for his first Melbourne Cup win on SHOCKING.
Another international, MOURILYAN ran on late for third.
FLEMINGTON Race 7 - Melbourne Cup
3200m Race Time: 3:00PM GMT +11:00 Track: GOOD Weather: Overcast
10.00 SHOCKING (Eales Racing Pty Ltd's b h 4y Street Cry (IRE) - Maria Di Castiglia (GB). Trainer: M A Kavanagh) 51 (C W Brown) 1st, 41.00 CRIME SCENE 53 (K Mc Evoy) 2, 21.00 MOURILYAN 54.5 (G Schofield) 3. Then followed: 12.00 Master O'Reilly 55 (V Duric) 101.00 Harris Tweed 52.5 (C Newitt) 4.80 fav Alcopop 52.5 (D Tourneur) 6.50 Viewed 58 (B Rawiller) 26.00 C'est La Guerre 55.5 (Nicholas Hall) 71.00 Kibbutz 52.5 (Chris Symons) 41.00 Newport 52.5 (Peter Wells) 15.00 Daffodil 51.5 (C Munce) 51.00 Munsef 53 (Z Purton) 201.00 Gallions Reach 52 (D Dunn) 26.00 Leica Ding 50.5 (Craig Williams) 91.00 Ista Kareem 53.5 (L Nolen) 26.00 Allez Wonder 50.5 (Ms Michelle Payne) 101.00 Capecover 51.5 (N G Harris) 26.00 Basaltico 51.5 (D Nikolic) 61.00 Zavite 53 (M Zahra) 201.00 Spin Around 52 (M R Du Plessis) 11.00 Roman Emperor 54 (J Bowman) 71.00 Fiumicino 55.5 (S R King) 31.00 Warringah 52.5 carr 53 (D Oliver) last. Scr: Changingoftheguard. 3/4 len, 1-1/2 len. Time: 3:23.87. (Last 600m 36.60).
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