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The barrier draw has been completed for the 2020 Melbourne Cup . (Getty)
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Melbourne Cup Draw

The barrier draw has taken place for the 2020 Melbourne Cup and early favourite Tiger Moth has drawn out where he will jump from barrier 23 under Kerrin McEvoy.

He is one of two Aidan O'Brien representatives with Anthony Van Dyck coming up with a much kinder draw than the Caulfield Cup with barrier three at Hugh Bowman's disposal.

The 2020 Caulfield Cup winner Verry Elleegant has drawn barrier 15 whilst Waller's other acceptance, Finche has gate five with James McDonald in the saddle.

Danny O'Brien has four runners which are the 2019 winner Vow And Declare (barrier four), King Of Leogrance (barrier 18), Russian Camelot (barrier 16) and Miami Bound (barrier 13).

Barriers & the final field for the 2020 Melbourne Cup can be found below.

Melbourne Cup 2020 Barriers & Final Field

1Anthony Van Dyck (IRE)Aidan O'BrienHugh Bowman
2Avilius (GB)James CummingsJohn Allen1057kg$51
3Vow And DeclareDanny O'BrienJamie Mott457kg$41
4Master Of Reality (IRE)Joseph O'BrienBen Melham1156kg$26
5Sir Dragonet (IRE)Ciaron Maher & David EustaceGlen Boss1455.5kg$9
6Twilight Payment (IRE)Joseph O'Brien Jye McNeil1255.5kg$31
7Verry Elleegant (NZ)Chris WallerMark Zahra1555.5kg$11
8Mustajeer (GB)Kris LeesMichael Rodd255kg$81
9Stratum Albion (GB)Willie MullinsJordan Childs955kg$51
10Dashing Willoughby (GB)Andrew BaldingMichael Walker1954.5kg$81
11Finche (GB)Chris WallerJames McDonald654.5kg$17
12Prince Of Arran (GB)Charlie FellowesJamie Kah154.5kg$10
13Surprise Baby (NZ)Paul PreuskerCraig Williams754.5kg$9
14King Of Leogrance (FR)Danny O'BrienDamian Lane1853.5kg$51
15Russian Camelot (IRE)Danny O'BrienDamien Oliver1653.5kg$13
16Steel Prince (IRE)Anthony & Sam FreedmanWilliam Pike2153.5kg$34
17The Chosen One (NZ)Murray Baker & Andrew ForsmanDaniel Stackhouse553.5kg$41
18Ashrun (FR)Andreas WohlerDeclan Bates2453kg$20
19WarningAnthony & Sam Freedman Luke Currie853kg$41
20Etah James (NZ)Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Billy Egan2252.5kg$101
21Tiger Moth (IRE)Aidan O'BrienKerrin McEvoy2352,5kg$8.50
22Oceanex (NZ)Mick Price & Michael Kent JnrDean Yendall1751.5kg$71
23Miami Bound (NZ)Danny O'Brien Daniel Moor1351kg$41
24PersanCiaron Maher & David Eustace Michael Dee2051kg$34
Odds courtesy of bookmaker.com.au & correct at 1.20pm on 01/11/2020

Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw FAQ

What is a Barrier Draw?

A starting gate also called a starting barrier or starting stalls is a machine used to ensure a fair start to in horse racing and dog racing.

What is the best barrier to draw in the Melbourne Cup?

Four and 12 are the luckiest saddlecloths, with 12 wins apiece.

What number has won the most Melbourne Cups?

Numbers 4 and 12 are the most successful boasting 11 wins. Makybe Diva winning in 2005 wearing No. 1.


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