19-1 shot Green Moon and Hong Kong based jockey Brett Prebble took over in the stretch and went on to win by a length over 30-1 Fiorente with 80-1 Jakkalberry third. Previous Melbourne Cup winners Dunaden (2011), the 6-1 favorite, and Americain (2010), the 13-2 second choice, finished a disappointing 14th and 11th respectively.
Below are the US pay-offs for wagering on the Melbourne Cup while the Australian pay-offs can be seen here.
Detailed results plus photos available now.
|7||1st||14 - Green Moon||$35.50||$18.00||$12.90|
|2nd||11 - Fiorente||$45.40||$36.10|
|3rd||3 - Jakkalberry||$34.70|