The Melbourne Cup has been taken out by Green Moon at Flemington Racecourse today November 6, 2012.
Green Moon won the race by a length ahead of Fiorente, who finished second, and Jakkalberry, who ran home for third.
Kelinni finished fourth in the 2012 Melbourne Cup, while Mount Athos ran a good race to finish in third.
Green Moon was paying odds of $20 to win the 2012 Melbourne Cup at bookmaker.com.au.
The five-year-old has now won seven of his 20 race starts and has earned more than $4.7 million in prize money during his horse racing career.
Green Moon was ridden by jockey Brett Prebble and is trained by Robert Hickmott.
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2012 Melbourne Cup Race Results & Finishing Order
|1||14||GREEN MOON (IRE)||Robert Hickmott||Brett Prebble||–||5||53.5kg||$20|
|2||11||FIORENTE (IRE)||Gai Waterhouse||James McDonald||1L||2||53.5kg||$31|
|3||3||JAKKALBERRY (IRE)||Marco Botti||Colm O’Donoghue||2.25L||19||55.5kg||$81|
|4||24||KELINNI (IRE)||Chris Waller||Glen Boss||3L||10||51kg||$19|
|5||8||MOUNT ATHOS (IRE)||Luca Cumani||Ryan Moore||3.2L||8||54kg||$7.50|
|6||13||GLENCADAM GOLD (IRE)||Gai Waterhouse||Tommy Berry||3.95L||7||53.5kg||$41|
|7||16||MOURAYAN (IRE)||Robert Hickmott||Hugh Bowman||4.7L||3||53.5kg||$26|
|8||4||RED CADEAUX (GB)||Ed Dunlop||Michael Rodd||5.7L||18||55.5kg||$9.50|
|9||21||PRECEDENCE (NZ)||Bart Cummings||Blake Shinn||5.9L||20||53kg||$101|
|10||17||MY QUEST FOR PEACE (IRE)||Luca Cumani||Corey Brown||6.1L||1||53.5kg||$18|
|11||2||AMERICAIN (USA)||Alain de Royer Dupre||Damien Oliver||6.5L||12||58kg||$7.50|
|12||7||CAVALRYMAN (GB)||Saeed Bin Suroor||Frankie Dettori||7.5L||6||54kg||$31|
|13||6||VOILA ICI (IRE)||Peter G Moody||Vlad Duric||7.8L||13||55kg||$101|
|14||1||DUNADEN (FR)||Mikel Delzangles||Craig Williams||9.8L||16||59kg||$7F|
|15||18||NIWOT||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||9.9L||15||53.5kg||$71|
|16||20||LIGHTS OF HEAVEN (NZ)||Peter G Moody||Luke Nolen||10.65L||17||53kg||$20|
|17||5||WINCHESTER (USA)||John Sadler||Jamie Mott||10.85L||22||55.5kg||$61|
|18||9||SANAGAS (GER)||Bart Cummings||Nicholas Hall||11.25L||4||54kg||$51|
|19||15||MALUCKYDAY (NZ)||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Jim Cassidy||11.65L||9||53.5kg||$17|
|20||12||GALILEO’S CHOICE (IRE)||Dermot K Weld||Patrick Smullen||11.75L||11||53.5kg||$16|
|21||22||UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA)||Michael Kent||Glyn Schofield||11.85L||23||53kg||$151|
|22||23||ZABEELIONAIRE (NZ)||Leon Corstens||Craig Newitt||12.05L||24||52kg||$51|
|23||19||TAC DE BOISTRON (FR)||Michael Kent||Olivier Doleuze||13.3L||21||53.5kg||$101|
|24||10||ETHIOPIA||Pat Carey||Rhys McLeod||63.3L||14||53.5kg||$21|