How many Melbourne Cups has Teo Nugent won?

Jockey Teo Nugent

Can Teo Nugent win the 2023 Melbourne Cup? Has he done it before? takes a look at Nugent’s record in the race that stops a nation, as well as his chances in this year’s edition.

Nugent is still a relative rookie of the professional racing scene in Australia. Tuesday will be his third ride in the Melbourne Cup.

Nugent rode High Emocean in to third place in last year’s Melbourne Cup behind winner Gold Trip.

Teo Nugent Recent Melbourne Cup Rides

Year Placing Horse Trainer Barrier Weight Odds Margin
2022 3/22 High Emocean Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 8 50kg $41 3.25L
2021 7/23 Floating Artist Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 10 50kg $11 4.6L

Who will Teo Nugent ride in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?

Teo will ride the 2023 Bendigo Cup winner, Interpretation, in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.

After claiming the Bendigo Cup, Interpretation earned a spot in the field to take his place in the $8 million two-mile classic.

Interpretation silks


T: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
J: Teo Nugent
  • Age: 6YO
  • Color: Brown
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Sire: Galileo (IRE)
  • Dam: Daldiyna (FR)

Interpretation 2023 Melbourne Cup Odds

Win: +6000

Place: +1400

Best odds at Neds

Career stats for Interpretation

  • Career: 16: 4-1-2
  • Flemington: 6: 0-0-1
  • Distance: 1: 0-0-0
  • Wet: 8: 1-0-1
  • Good: 8: 3-1-1
  • Group 1: 2: 0-0-0
  • Win %: 25%
  • Place %: 44%


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