2001 Melbourne Cup Result
Ethereal followed up his win in the Caulfield Cup to successfully take the 'Cup Double', the last horse to do so in Melbourne Cup history.
Give The Slip missed out on a win for Godolphin by just three quarters of a length finishing second well ahead of another European raider Persian Punch who finished third.
2001 Melbourne Cup Finishing Positions
|1||13||Ethereal (NZ) 9/1||4||8-2||S Laxon||S Seamer|
|2||15||Give the Slip 30/1||4||8-9||S B Suroor||R Hills|
|3||11||Persian Punch (IRE) 12/1||8||9-0||D Elsworth||T Quinn|
|4||19||Karasi (IRE) 25/1||6||7-12||D Hall||G Boss|