Godolphin’s record in the Melbourne Cup

GODOLPHIN IN THE MELBOURNE CUP

BEST FINISHES BEFORE 2018

* 2nd Central Park, 1999 (trainer Saeed bin Suroor)

* 2nd Give The Slip, 2001 (Saeed bin Suroor)

* 3rd Beekeeper, 2002 (Saeed bin Suroor)

* 2nd Crime Scene, 2009 (Saeed bin Suroor)

* 3rd Hartnell, 2016 (John O’Shea)

PRE-GODOLPHIN

* Before Sheikh Mohammed set up Godolphin he was first represented in the Melbourne Cup by Authaal, trained by the late Colin Hayes, who finished 19th in 1988

* Kudz, also trained by Colin Hayes, was third a year later.

GODOLPHIN RUNNERS IN 2018

Cross Counter (trainer Charlie Appleby): 1st

Best Solution (Saeed bin Suroor): 8th

Avilius (James Cummings): 22nd