Kerrin McEvoy and the Melbourne Cup

KERRIN McEVOY MELBOURNE CUP WINS

2000

* As a 20-year-old Kerrin McEvoy steered Brew to victory at 14-1 in front of a crowd of more than 121,000.

2016

* Sixteen years later McEvoy declared he appreciated his second Cup win more than his first. Riding the $11 chance Almandin for trainer Robert Hickmott, the victory was owner Lloyd Williams’s fifth in the race that stops the nation.

2018

*McEvoy rides Cross Counter for Charlie Appleby to claim his third Melbourne Cup win and the first for Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed who had been trying for 30 years.

THE QUOTE

“I hate comparing wins but today is fantastic because it’s Sheikh Mohammed’s first Cup,” McEvoy said.