The final field for the 2019 Melbourne Cup will be announced today where it is Victoria Derby day at Flemington.
We provide live news and information on the finalisation of the Melbourne Cup Field throughout the day as the horses still in contention for the race accept into the final 24 horse field.
The winner of the Hotham Handicap whiched was Downdraft receives automatic entry into the race so he has taken the last spot in the race.
Barrier Draw: The Barrier draw for the Melbourne Cup kicks off at 6PM with the draw itself to take place betwee 6:15pm and 7PM.
Market 💰: View the odds for the Melbourne Cup
|1||CROSS COUNTER (GB)||Charlie Appleby||57.5kg|
|2||MER DE GLACE (JPN)||Hisashi Shimizu||56kg|
|3||MIRAGE DANCER (GB)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||55.5kg|
|4||SOUTHERN FRANCE (IRE)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||55.5kg|
|5||MASTER OF REALITY (IRE)||Joseph O’Brien||55.5kg|
|6||LATROBE (IRE)||Joseph O’Brien||55kg|
|7||MUSTAJEER (GB)||Kris Lees||55kg|
|8||HUNTING HORN (IRE)||Aidan O’Brien||55kg|
|9||ROSTROPOVICH (IRE)||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||55kg|
|10||TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE)||Joseph O’Brien||55kg|
|11||PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB)||Charlie Fellowes||54kg|
|12||FINCHE (GB)||Chris Waller||54kg|
|13||RAYMOND TUSK (IRE)||Richard Hannon||54kg|
|15||SURPRISE BABY (NZ)||Paul Preusker||53.5kg|
|16||MAGIC WAND (IRE)||Aidan O’Brien||53.5kg|
|17||NEUFBOSC (FR)||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||53.5kg|
|18||SOUND (GER)||Michael Moroney||53.5kg|
|19||STEEL PRINCE (IRE)||Anthony Freedman||52.5kg|
|20||CONSTANTINOPLE (IRE)||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||52.5kg|
|21||IL PARADISO (USA)||Aidan O’Brien||52.5kg|
|22||VOW AND DECLARE||Danny O’Brien||52kg|
|24||THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||52kg|