How many Melbourne Cups has Willie Mullins won?

Willie Mullins has currently not won the Melbourne Cup, however will have two opportunities with Vauban and Absurde set to race in the 2023 Melbourne Cup.

Irish trainer Willie Mullins will have two runners in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, with these being race favourite Vauban and Absurde.

Mullins has a long history in the Melbourne Cup, having first attended the race when backpacking in 1993, when Irish stayer Vintage Crop romped home in front of a capacity crowd.

Since then, Mullins has had many runners in the Melbourne Cup, with Max Dynamite, who finished second in 2015 and 2017, the closest he has come to winning the 3200m staying feature.

But 2023 could be Mullins’ year, with several of the top bookies chances’ for the Melbourne Cup, coming from his stable in Closutton, County Carlow.

How many Melbourne Cups has Willie Mullins won?

Willie Mullins is yet to win a Melbourne Cup, but not through a lack of effort. Like previously mentioned Max Dynamite from the Mullins stable has recorded his best result, finishing second twice.

What horses does Willie Mullins have in the 2023 Melbourne Cup?

Mullins will have two of the key chances in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, with Vauban and Absurde accepted into the Flemington showcase. Absurde is probably regarded as a longshot in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, at around the $21 quote, but definitely has ability.



T: Willie Mullins
J: Zac Purton (53kg)
  • Age: 5YO
  • Color: Bay
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Sire: Fastnet Rock
  • Dam: Incroyable

Win: $21.00

Place: $6

Best odds at Neds



T: Willie Mullins
J: Ryan Moore (55kg)
  • Age: 5YO
  • Color: Chestnut
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Sire: Gallway
  • Dam: Waldfest

Win: $3.50

Place: $1.65

Best odds at Picklebet

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