Joao Moreira has ridden in plenty of countries around the world and amassed 39 Group 1 winners, but how many times has he actually won the Melbourne Cup?
Moreira has ridden in the race that stops the nation four times. His best finish in the Melbourne Cup was his runner-up finish aboard Heartbreak City behind Almandin in 2016.
Mark Zahra Recent Melbourne Cup Rides
|2016||2/24||Heartbreak City||Tony Martin||23||54kg||$19||0.2L|
|2015||14/24||The United States||Robert Hickmott||3||52.5kg||$21||5.7L|
Who will Joao Moreira ride in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Joao Moreira will ride the Chris Waller-trained Soulcombe in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.
Soulcombe won his way into the Melbourne Cup in the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes on Melbourne Cup Day in 2022.
- Age: 5YO
- Color: Bay
- Sex: Gelding
- Sire: Frankel (GB)
- Dam: Ribbons (GER)
Soulcombe 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds
Career stats for Soulcombe
- Career: 15: 5-1-1
- Flemington: 3: 1-1-1
- Distance: 0: 0-0-0
- Wet: 2: 1-0-0
- Good: 13: 4-1-1
- Group 1: 3: 0-0-1
- Win %: 33%
- Place %: 47%