Overseas-trained Melbourne Cup winners

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OVERSEAS-TRAINED TO HAVE WON OR PLACED IN THE MELBOURNE CUP

(From 1993 - Excludes New Zealand-trained horses)

* 1993: Vintage Crop (55.5kg, 14-1) - Ireland

* 2002: Media Puzzle (52.5kg, 11-2) - Ireland

* 2006: Delta Blues (56kg, 16-1) - Japan

* 2010: Americain (54.5kg, 12-1) - France

* 2011: Dunaden (54.5kg, 15-2) - France

* 2014: Protectionist (56.5kg 9-1) - Germany

* 2017: Rekindling (51.5kg 15-1) - Ireland

OVERSEAS-TRAINED MELBOURNE CUP PLACEGETTERS

(Excludes New Zealand-trained horses)

* 1995: Vintage Crop (3rd, 59kg, 8-1)

* 1998: Persian Punch (3rd, 56.5kg, 12-1)

* 1999: Central Park (2nd, 57.5kg, 50-1)

* 2001: Give The Slip (2nd, 55kg, 30-1), Persian Punch (3rd, 57.5kg, 12-1)

* 2002: Beekeper (3rd, 53kg, 8-1)

* 2003: Jardines Lookout (3rd, 55.5kg, 40-1)

* 2004: Vinnie Roe (2nd, 58kg, 5-1)

* 2006: Pop Rock (2nd, 53kg, 5-1 ef)

* 2007: Purple Moon (2nd, 53.5kg, 9-2), Mahler (3rd, 50.5kg, 11-1)

* 2008: Bauer (2nd, 52kg, 20-1)

* 2009: Crime Scene (2nd, 53kg, $41), Mourilyan (3rd, 54.5kg, 20-1)

* 2011: Red Cadeaux (2nd, 53.5kg, 30-1)

* 2012: Jakkalberry (3rd, 55.5kg, 80-1)

* 2013: Red Cadeaux (2nd, 56.5kg, 60-1) Mount Athos (3rd, 54kg, 12-1)

* 2014: Red Cadeaux (2nd, 57kg, 22-1)

* 2015: Max Dynamite (2nd, 55kg, 13-1)

* 2016: Heartbreak City (3rd, 54kg, 19-1)

* 2017: Johannes Vermeer (2nd, 54.5kg, 13-1), Max Dynamite (3rd, 54kg, 22-1)

TOTAL NUMBER OF OVERSEAS-TRAINED HORSES: 142 (since 1993)

MOST SUCCESSFUL OVERSEAS TRAINER: Dermot Weld (Vintage Crop 1st, Media Puzzle 1st, Vinnie Roe 2nd)

BIGGEST REPRESENTATION YEAR: 2015, 2017 - 11 runners

LOWEST REPRESENTATION YEAR: 1993 - 2 runners

OVERSEAS FAVOURITES: Vintage Crop (1994, 5-1), Double Trigger (1995, 7-2), Oscar Schindler (1996, 4-1), Vinnie Roe (2002, 9-2), Mamool (2003, 11-2), Pop Rock (2006, 5-1 ef), Americain (2011, 4-1), Dunaden (2012, 6-1), Fame Game (2015, 5-1) Marmelo (2017, 7-1 ef)