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Local triumph as Fiorente wins Melbourne Cup

Result of the Melbourne Cup (3200m/2 miles) raced at Flemington on Tuesday (where trained, age, trainer, jockey for first three):

1 – Fiorente (AUS) (6, Gai Waterhouse, Damien Oliver) (6/1 favourite)

2 – Red Cadeaux (GBR) 8, Ed Dunlop, Gerald Mosse) (60/1)

3 – Mount Athos (GBR) (7, Luca Cumani, Craig Williams) (12/1)

Also ran:

4 – Simenon (IRL), 5- Dandino (GBR), 6- Fawkner (AUS), 7- Ethiopia (AUS), 8- Brown Panther (GBR), 9 – Super Cool (AUS), 10 – Voleuse De Coeurs (AUS), 11- Dunaden (FRA), 12- Seville AUS), 13 – Sea Moon (AUS), 14 – Royal Empire (IRL), 15 – Mourayan (AUS), 16 – Ibicenco (AUS), 17- Foreteller (AUS), 18 – Masked Marvel (AUS), 19 – Dear Demi (AUS), 20- Hawkspur (AUS), 21 – Green Moon (AUS), 22 – Tres Blue (AUS), 23 Ruscello (AUS). Verema (FRA) failed to finish.

Distances: 3/4len, 1-1/2len

Time of race: 3min 20.30sec