Shocking Wins The Melbourne Cup

Shocking won this afternoons 149th running of the race that stops a nation, The Melbourne Cup before a huge crowd at Flemington Racecourse.

Offering odds of $9.90 on the Victorian TAB, the solid win wasn’t a huge surprise for punters, who backed it in to fourth favorite. Behind Shocking came the Irish imports Crime Scene (8) and Mourilyan (5) third.

For those lucky enough to have picked the Melbourne Cup trifecta, it paid a neat $9320.50 on the Victorian TAB.

In an interview with Channel 7 after the race, jockey Cory Brown said that the win was a “dream come through” and that he was “speechless.”

More when we have it.