2017 Melbourne Cup

The 2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup was the 157th running of the Melbourne Cup, a prestigious Australian Thoroughbred horse race. The race, run over 3,200 metres (1.988 mi), was held on 7 November 2017 at Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse.

2017 Melbourne Cup
Melbourne Cup
LocationFlemington Racecourse
Melbourne, Australia
Date7 November 2017
Winning horseRekindling
JockeyCorey Brown
TrainerJoseph O'Brien

The race was won by Rekindling, ridden by Corey Brown and trained by Joseph O'Brien.[2][3][4] Johannes Vermeer finished second and Max Dynamite was third.

See also


  1. "Track records and Attendances". Flemington.com.au. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  2. "Melbourne Cup 2017: Rekindling wins ahead of Johannes Vermeer – as it happened". Guardian. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  3. "Melbourne Cup 2017: Rekindling wins the Melbourne Cup". The Age. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  4. "Melbourne Cup: Rekindling wins Australia's famous race". BBC Sport. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
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