THE MELBOURNE CUP.
♦ (pke press association). [by electric telegraph— copyright.] (Received November 5, at 1 a m.) Melbourne, November 4. MELBOURNE CUP. Carbine 1 Highborn 2 Correze 3 The o*her starters were Melos, Culrassier, Sir William, Richelieu, Singapore, Chintz, The Lawyer, Benzon, Prince Consort, The Queen, Tantallon, Newmaster, Chald«an, Whakawai, Tarcoola, Carrington, Vengeance, Admiral, Tourbilfon, Jebuslte, Little Bernie, Muriel, Whimbrel, Ernani, Gatling, Annesley, The Spot, Loyal Stone, Lapstone, The Harbor Light, Mantilla, Plenty, Emancipation, Esmeralda, Enuc, and Firelock. The betting was 4 to 1 againit Carbine, sto 1 Singapore, 8 to 1 Melos, 12 to 1 Chaldean, Enuc, Benzon, 15 to 1 Prince Consort, Tantallon, and Chinlz, 20 to 1 The Queen, Admiral, and Muriel, 25 to 1 The Spot, and Cuirassier, 33 to 1 Richelieu, Tourbillon, Muriel. Newmaster, Gating, and Annesley, 50 to ,100 to 1 I others. An excellent start was effected. Richelieu, Ernani, Tarcoola, The Queen, Carbine, and Tourbillon were the most prominent as the field moved rff. At the tan Carbine, Newmaster, Highborn, The Harbor Light, Gatiing, The Spot, The Lawyer, Whimbrel, and Oarrinaton compo ed the first division, and as the horses entered the straight proper The Spot took a decided lead from Carrin»tcn, Ernani, Cnirassler, Gatling, The Harbor Light, Whimbrel, Tarcoola, and Mantilla. Passins the stand the pace wa°i a cracker, with The Spot still making the running, and Cuirassier lying second. Then followed Whimbrel, The Harbor Light, Tourbillon, Gatling, M»niilla, Car»lngron, The Admiral, and Enuc. At the turn The Spot was showing the way to Wh'nabrel, Gatling, Calrassier, The Harbor Light* Higl • birn, The Admiral, Carbine, Carrinaton, Muriel, Prince Consort, and Tan^allon. At the rivers de Whimbrel deposed The Spot and drew out a clear three lengths' lead from GaMlng. Then came Cnirasßier. Enuc, The Spot, Carbine, The Admiral, The Lawyer, Newraaeter, and Melos Whimbrel and Gatling we^e dlapuMng the lfiad at the bridge, with The Harbor Light, The Spot. Enuc. Carrington, The Admiral, Tantallon, Highborn, Correze, Melos next. There WhimHrel was done with, and at the abattoirs Eunic tiok command of the fHd, Gatling holding second position, wt h The Spot, The Admiral, Carbine, CoTezi, Highborn, and Muriel fo lowing in that order. At the Bheda Ennu's colors were prominent while Muriel had raced into second place followed by TantaHon, Carbine, Melc a \ Sir William, Highborn. Prince Consoi- , and Loyal Stone. At the turn Enuc was still miking <he pace, his nearest att»ndants bßi'nor Murfel^ Melos, Ctrbini, G*tllng, Sir William, Highborn, and Correza. Enuc led into the straight from The Admiral. Munel, Melos, H'ghborn, Oa/bine, and CoTezs. Oaa In the straight Carbide sho' ahead at the half distance and Wis leading by two lengths from Highborn, Melos, Correz?, and Enuc. From this oul the race was never in doub , as Carbine had everything beaten ; out Raraage was not to be caught napping and he kept the son of Musket going to the finish, eventually winning by three lengths from Highborn, with Corrcza a good third, Enuc close np fourth. Then came The Admiral, Melos, Carringfcon, Muriel, Little Bemie, The Jebusite, Benzon, and s ir William, while last were Mantilla, Esmerelda, Emancipation, Tourbtllon, and Newmaster. Time, 3min 28|-<ecs. Raraage rode the winner, Egan rode Highborn, ■and Moran rode Oorrez^. ■ (Bte fourth page
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THE MELBOURNE CUP., Grey River Argus, Volume XXXIX, Issue 6905, 6 November 1890
THE MELBOURNE CUP. Grey River Argus, Volume XXXIX, Issue 6905, 6 November 1890
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