Vow And Claim has held off the world problem to win an exciting Melbourne Cup however the placings at the back of him had been modified after the primary protest within the race since 1991 was once upheld.

Probably the most green horses within the Cup, Vow And Claim triumphed aganst its many fancied out of the country opponents as adorned jockey Craig Williams received Australia’s largest race for the primary time with a super run up the interior of the observe.

Irish stayer Grasp Of Truth crossed the road 2nd and English-trained Prince Of Arran 3rd on the other hand post-race drama noticed the completing order greatly shuffled.

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Stewards lodged a protest for fourth-placed Il Paradiso — skilled via Aiden O’Briien — in opposition to Grasp of Truth — skilled via his son Joseph — in 2nd.

The protest was once upheld, that means Grasp of Truth dropped to fourth, Prince of Arran climbed as much as 2nd and Il Paradiso took 3rd spot.

Craig Williams holds the Melbourne Cup after winning with Vow And Declare.
Craig Williams holds the Melbourne Cup after successful with Vow And Claim.Supply: Getty Pictures

Williams tasted a tweet victory after famously lacking the successful trip at the French-trained Dunaden within the 2011 Melbourne Cup as a result of suspension.

In a determined end involving 4 horses, the Danny O’Brien-trained Vow And Claim took an inside of run and put his head down when it counted to win in a photograph end.

Grasp Of Truth appeared set to provide jockey Frankie Dettorie his first win, taking pictures transparent on the 200m earlier than simply failing to carry off the winner.

“I’ve to thank everybody round me that has touched my existence during my profession and given me recommendation,self assurance they usually’re all part of this win,” Williams stated.

O’Brien stated the race didn’t determine for Vow And Claim.

“It wasn’t a race that was once going to plot … however he’s a perfect horse, he’s were given nice stamina,” O’Brien stated.

Jockey Craig Williams who rode Vow and Declare and trainer Danny O'Brien.
Jockey Craig Williams who rode Vow and Claim and instructor Danny O’Brien.Supply: Getty Pictures

Il Paradiso was once fourth around the line and stewards protested in opposition to the runner-up for interference past due within the race.

Williams has now finished the grand slam of Australian racing after successful the Golden Slipper, Cox Plate and Caulfield throughout a adorned profession.

Rostropovich was once closing of the 24 runners after pulling up injured.

FINALISED 2019 MELBOURNE CUP FINISHING ORDER

1. VOW AND DECLARE

2. PRINCE OF ARRAN*

3. IL PARADISO*

*****

4. MASTER OF REALITY*

5. SURPRISE BABY

6. MER DE GLACE

7. FINCHE

8. CROSS COUNTER

9. STEEL PRINCE

10. MAGIC WAND

11. TWILIGHT PAYMENT

12. SOUND

13.CONSTANTINOPLE

14. MIRAGE DANCER

15. HUNTING HORN

16. RAYMOND TUSK

17. THE CHOSEN ONE

18. LATROBE

19. SOUTHERN FRANCE

20. YOUNGSTAR

21. NEUFBOSC

22. DOWNDRAFT

23. MUSTAJEER

24. ROSTROPOVICH

* placings modified after 4th v 2d protest upheld

Craig Williams on Vow And Declare wins the Lexus Melbourne Cup.
Craig Williams on Vow And Claim wins the Lexus Melbourne Cup.Supply: Getty Pictures

FULL FLEMINGTON RACE CARD & RESULTS

10.55am RACE 1: Ottawa Stakes, 1000m, Workforce 2: 1st 2.Aryaaf ($9.40, $3.90), 2d 8. Muntaseera ($2.10), third: 7. Marchena ($3.30), 4th: 6. LA Lady

11.35am RACE 2: 4&Five YO BM90 Handicap, 1400m: 1st 3. Bravo Tango ($7.20, $2.00), 2d 5. East Indiaman ($2.30), third 1. William Thomas ($2.00) 4th 7.Phaistos

12.10pm RACE 3: TAB Trophy, 1700m: 1st 7. Certain Knee ($5.00, $2.00), 2d 4. Aliferous ($4.40), third: 13. Excessive Pleasure ($2.70), 4th 3.Sheezdashing

12.45pm RACE 4: BM96 Handicap, 2800m: 1st. 3. Shared Ambition ($1.40, $1.20) 2d. 8. Creedence ($3.80) third. 1. Large Blue ($4.50) 4th. 7. Gayatri

1.20pm RACE 5: Tremendous Vobis 3YO Plate, 1000m: 1st. 4. Garner ($4.00, $1.90) 2d. 3. Can’t Be Carried out ($2.40) third 2. Hawker Typhoon ($4.90) 4th 17. Varda

1.55pm RACE 6: Jim Beam Black Stakes, 1400m: 1st. 2 Teleplay ($13.90, $4.10) 2d 8. Los angeles Tigeresa ($1.80) third. 4. Candy Scandal ($1.80) 4th. 6. River Jewel

3pm RACE 7: Lexus Melbourne Cup, 3200m, Workforce 1: 1st. 23. Vow And Claim ($11.40, $3.90) 2d. 3. Grasp Of Truth ($7.50) third. 12. Prince Of Arran ($4.60)

4pm RACE 8: Melbourne Cup Day Plate, 1800m: 1st 2. Yulong Prince ($10.40, $3.30), 2d: 11. Seems to be Like Elvis ($2.20), third 8. So You Win ($1.90), 15. A Shin Rook

4.40pm RACE 9: MSS Safety Dash, 1200m

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