How many Melbourne Cups has Jye McNeil won?

How many Melbourne Cups has Jye McNeil won?

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

Year Placing Horse Trainer Barrier Weight Odds Margin
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.

Serpentine silks


T: Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
J: Jye McNeil
  • Age: 7YO
  • Color: Chestnut
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Sire: Galileo (IRE)
  • Dam: Remember When (IRE)

Serpentine 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds

Win: +6000

Place: +1400

Best odds at Neds

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%


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