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.
|7||1st||10 - Viewed||$186.00||$57.70||$29.10||90|
|2nd||12 - Bauer||$24.10||$16.40||25|
|3rd||4 - C'est La Guerre||$25.20||30|
|4th||2 - Master O'Reilly||45|