Ben Thompson is one of the leading jockey in Queensland, but how many times has he actually won the Melbourne Cup?
Thompson has only ridden in the race that stops the nation once, where he finished last aboard Rose Of Virginia in 2016.
Ben Thompson Recent Melbourne Cup Rides
|2016||24/24||Rose Of Virginia||Lee Hope||8||51kg||$61||99.9L|
Who will Ben Thompson ride in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Ben Thompson will ride the Matthew Smith-trained True Marvel in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.
True Marvel was last seen finishing 10th in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Gold Cup.
True Marvel (14)
- Age: 8YO
- Color: Brown
- Sex: Gelding
- Sire: Masked Marvel (GB)
- Dam: Anecdotique (GB)
True Marvel 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds
Career stats for True Marvel
- Career: 53: 8-7-5
- Flemington: 3: 0-0-0
- Distance: 6: 1-2-1
- Wet: 25: 6-4-1
- Good: 28: 2-3-4
- Group 1: 1: 0-1-0
- Win %: 15%
- Place %: 38%