Vow and Declare wins the 2019 Melbourne Cup

The horse that stopped the nation.

The winner of the 2019 Melbourne Cup is Vow and Declare.

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The Danny O’Brien-trained stayer was ridden by Craig Williams in the famous 3:00 pm race today.

Due to the rainfall on Monday night, the track was in soft range, according to

The event was crowded with celebrities, including Carrie Bickmore, Rachael Finch, Michelle Battersby, Olympia Valance, Laura Byrne, Matty J, Jesinta Franklin, Lady Kitty Spencer, Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Lindsay Lohan, Georgia Love, Elyse Knowles, Nadia Bartel, Britt Davis, Liv Phyland and Doris Younane.

Melbourne Cup 2019 winner
Olympia Valance stuns at the 2019 Melbourne Cup. (Credit: Getty)
Melbourne Cup 2019 winner
Nadia Bartel was a vision in yellow at the 2019 Melbourne Cup. (Credit: Getty)

Finche, Mer De Glace, Prince of Arran, and Constantinople were the top three favourites throughout the day, according to

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner, Cross Counter was also tipped to win, according to experts at

Melbourne Cup 2019 winner
Cross Counter was the winner of the 2018 Melbourne Cup. (Credit: Getty)

Below is a list of the top-performing horses in the 2019 Melbourn Cup and their respective jockeys and trainers:

Il Paradiso was ridden by Wayne Lordan and trained by Aidan O’Brien.

Magic Wand was ridden by Ryan Moore and trained by Aidan O’Brien.

Master Of Reality was ridden by Frankie Dettori and trained by Joseph O’Brien

Twilight Payment was ridden by Hugh Bowman and trained by Joseph O’Brien.

Finche was ridden by Kerrin McEvoy and trained by Chris Waller.

Mer De Glace was ridden by Damian Lane and trained by Hisashi Shimizu.

Constantinople was ridden by Joao Moreira and trained by David Hayes, Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig.

Cross Counter was ridden by James Doyle and trained by Charlie Appleby.

Prince of Arran was ridden by Michael Walker and trained by Charlie Fellowes.

Southern France was ridden by Mark Zahra and trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.

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