Has Rachel King won the Melbourne Cup? HorseBetting.com.au brings you the lowdown on one of the three female riders in the field this year for the race that stops a nation.
While other jockeys with the surname ‘King’ have left their mark in Melbourne Cup history, Rachel is yet to do so. If she was to salute in 2023, King would be only the second female jockey to win the great race, following in the footsteps of Michelle Payne in 2015.
Rachel King finished 11th in the 2022 Melbourne Cup aboard Arapaho at her second start in the great race.
Rachel King Recent Melbourne Cup Rides
Who is Rachel King riding in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?
Rachel King will the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Military Mission in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.
Military Mission won his way into the Cup field with his last start victory in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes at Caulfield.
- Age: 6YO
- Color: Grey/Brown
- Sex: Gelding
- Sire: Mastercraftsman (IRE)
- Dam: Atlantic Isle (GB)
Military Mission 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds
Career stats for Military Mission
- Career: 27: 7-5-3
- Flemington: 0: 0-0-0
- Distance: 0: 0-0-0
- Wet: 12: 3-3-2
- Good: 14: 4-2-1
- Group 1: 1: 0-0-0
- Win %: 26%
- Place %: 55%