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2008 Melbourne Cup US pay-offs

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Viewed wins the 2008 Melbourne Cup

Viewed wins the 2008 Melbourne Cup, Australia's biggest race of the year.

© Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Updated November 05, 2008

Longshot Viewed got the lead in the stretch and held off the late close of Bauer to win the 2008 Melbourne Cup. It was a record 12th Melbourne Cup win for his trainer Bart Cummings, who won his first in 1965, and the first for his jockey Blake Shinn. Below are the US pay-offs for wagering on the Melbourne Cup while the Australian pay-offs can bee seen here.

Detailed results plus photos available now.

Results chart with running comments from RacingPost.com. A replay of the race can be seen here on YouTube.com

Race HorseWinPlaceShowFinal
Odds
71st10 - Viewed$186.00$57.70$29.1090
2nd12 - Bauer $24.10$16.4025
3rd4 - C'est La Guerre $25.2030
4th2 - Master O'Reilly 45
$2 Exacta10-12$2,864.70
$2 Quinella10-12$683.30
$2 Trifecta10-12-4$91,958.80
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