Charlie Appleby's Cross Counter was a superb winner of the 2018 Melbourne Cup, as the Godolphin raider beat Marmelo and A Prince Of Arran in a thrilling renewal at Flemington.

2018 Melbourne Cup Finishing Positions

  Horse/SP Draw Age Weight Jockey Trainer
1 Cross Counter 7/1 19 3 8-0 K McEvoy C Appleby
2 Marmelo 10/1 10 5 8-9 H Bowman H Morrison
3 A Prince Of Arran 16/1 20 6 8-5 M Walker C Fellowes
4 Finche 20/1 15 4 8-7 Z Purton C Waller
5 Rostropovich 20/1 21 3 8-0 W Lordan A O'Brien
6 Youngstar 8/1 8 4 8-2 C Williams C Waller
7 Sir Charles Road 80/1 14 5 8-5 D Dunn L & A Scott
8 Best Solution 15/1 6 4 9-1 P Cosgrave S Bin Suroor
9 Muntahaa 16/1 13 5 8-10 J Crowley J Gosden
10 Ventura Storm 30/1 7 5 8-8 M Zahra Hayes & Dabernig
11 Yucatan 5/1 Fav 23 4 8-8 J McDonald A O'Brien
12 Nakeeta 80/1 3 7 8-5 R Bayliss I Jardine
13 Zacada 100/1 24 6 8-5 D Lane Baker & Forsman
14 Chestnut Coat 70/1 4 4 8-10 Y Kawada Y Yahagi
15 Vengue Masque 50/1 2 6 8-7 P Moloney M Moroney
16 Magic Circle 6/1 17 6 8-11 C Brown I Williams
17 Who Shot Thebarman 30/1 18 10 8-10 B Melham C Waller
18 Sound Check 40/1 16 5 8-10 J Childs M Moroney
19 Runaway 40/1 12 4 8-3 S Baster G Waterhouse
20 Ace High 70/1 12 4 8-3 T Angland D Payne
21 Auvray 80/1 1 7 8-7 R Freedman T Berry
22 Avilius 15/1 11 4 8-8 G Schofield J Cummings
23 Red Cardinal 30/1 5 6 8-7 D Oliver D Weir
24 The Cliffsofmoher 20/1 9 4 8-13 R Moore A O'Brien