GODOLPHIN IN THE MELBOURNE CUP
– Sheikh Mohammed’s powerful Godolphin operation was first represented in the Melbourne Cup by Faithful Son, who finished seventh in 1998
GODOLPHIN’S BEST CUP FINISHES
– 2nd Central Park, 1999 (trainer Saeed bin Suroor)
– 2nd Give The Slip, 2001 (Saeed bin Suroor)
– 3rd Beekeeper, 2002 (Saeed bin Suroor)
– 2nd Crime Scene, 2009 (Saeed bin Suroor)
– 3rd Hartnell, 2016 (John O’Shea)
– Before Sheikh Mohammed set up Godolphin he was first represented in the Melbourne Cup by Authaal, trained by the late Colin Hayes, who finished 19th in 1988.
– Kudz, also trained by Colin Hayes, was third a year later.
GODOLPHIN RUNNERS IN 2016
– 3rd Hartnell (John O’Shea)
– 4th Qewy (Charlie Appleby)
– 7th Beautiful Romance (Saeed bin Suroor)
– 12th Oceanographer (Charie Appleby)
– 21st Secret Number (Saeed bin Suroor)