Jye McNeil ranks among the best young jockeys in Australian racing, but how many times has he won the Melbourne Cup? Here, we look at the Victorian hoop’s record in the Flemington feature.
Jye McNeil has had two rides in the Melbourne Cup, both on Twilight Payment in 2020 and 2021. In 2020, on his debut in the great race, he delivered a terrific front-running steer as Twilight Payment led all the way to win it.
Jye McNeil Recent Melbourne Cup Rides
|2021||11/23||Twilight Payment||Joseph O’Brien||2||58kg||$13||19.45L|
|2020||1/23||Twilight Payment||Joseph O’Brien||12||55.5kg||$26||–|
Who is Jye McNeil riding in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Jye McNeil will ride the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Serpentine in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.
Serpentine ran 20th in the 2022 Melbourne Cup and he is coming off a last start third-place finish in the Group 3 Bart Cummings.
- Age: 7YO
- Color: Chestnut
- Sex: Gelding
- Sire: Galileo (IRE)
- Dam: Remember When (IRE)
Serpentine 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds
Career stats for Serpentine
- Career: 21: 3-3-1
- Flemington: 7: 0-1-1
- Distance: 2: 0-0-0
- Wet: 10: 0-2-0
- Good: 11: 3-1-1
- Group 1: 7: 1-0-0
- Win %: 14%
- Place %: 33%