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47 horses to fight for 24 spots in the Melbourne Cup as second declarations close

October 24, 2011

There are 47 horses still in the running for next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup following the close of second declarations.

Query horses Linton, Glass Harmonium, Tactic and Booming were among acceptances, as were a number of fringe horses.

These include Ironstein, Green Moon, Shewan, Showcause and Midnight Martini.

All will need to run in the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) to cement their position in the race.

An order of entry will be posted shortly.

Here are second declarations for the Melbourne Cup:

Race 7 – Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200 METRES)
Of $6,000,000.1st $3,600,000, 2nd $900,000, 3rd $450,000, 4th $250,000, 5th $175,000, 6th $125,000, 7th $125,000, 8th $125,000, 9th $125,000, 10th $125,000 GROUP 1
Handicap, Minimum Weight 49kg, Apprentices cannot claim.Field Limit: 24
Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 AMERICAIN (USA) Alain de Royer Dupre 117
2 ANUDJAWUN (NZ) Shaun Dwyer 90
3 AT FIRST SIGHT (IRE) Robert Hickmott 106
4 BACK IN BLACK (NZ) John Steffert 93
5 BAUER (IRE) Luca Cumani 103
6 BOOMING (NZ) Jeff Lynds 105
7 COSMONAUT Bart Cummings 72
8 DRUNKEN SAILOR (IRE) Luca Cumani 110
9 DUNADEN (FR) Mikel Delzangles 111
10 FOX HUNT (IRE) Mark Johnston
11 GALIZANI John P Thompson
12 GLASS HARMONIUM (IRE) Michael Moroney 112
13 GREEN MOON (IRE) Robert Hickmott 103
14 HAWK ISLAND (IRE) Chris Waller 109
15 ILLO (GER) Bart Cummings 106
16 IRONSTEIN Gerald Ryan
17 JUKEBOX JURY (IRE) Mark Johnston
18 LAMASERY David Vandyke 102
19 LINTON Robert Hickmott 108
20 LOST IN THE MOMENT (IRE) Saeed Bin Suroor
21 LUCAS CRANACH (GER) Anthony Freedman 109
22 MACEDONIAN (NZ) Peter G Moody 95
23 MANIGHAR (FR) Luca Cumani 110
24 MIDAS TOUCH (GB) Robert Hickmott 111
25 MIDNIGHT MARTINI Mark Kavanagh 93
26 MODUN (IRE) Saeed Bin Suroor
27 MOURAYAN (IRE) Robert Hickmott 108
28 MOYENNE CORNICHE (GB) Brian Ellison 103
29 NIWOT Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 101
30 OLDER THAN TIME Gai Waterhouse 104
31 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings 107
32 RAFFAELLO Patrick F Ryan 98
33 RED CADEAUX (GB) Ed Dunlop
34 REPRISAL David Hayes 82
35 SAHARA SUN (CHI) Luca Cumani 102
36 SAPTAPADI (IRE) Brian Ellison 103
37 SHAMROCKER (NZ) Danny O’Brien 108
38 SHEWAN Robert Smerdon 101
39 SHOWCAUSE Frank Ritchie 98
40 SPECHENKA Ben Ahrens 93
41 TACTIC (GB) David Hayes 101
42 TANBY Robert Hickmott 98
43 THE VERMINATOR Chris Waller 105
44 TULLAMORE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 106
45 TWO FOR TEA (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 85
46 UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA) Michael Kent 110
47 WESTERN SYMBOL (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 76

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