Australian Gambling – The 2014 Melbourne Cup is over and boy has it been action-packed for good and bad reasons. Protectionist was a fantastic winner and was never going to get beat in the straight. Red Cadeaux and Who Shot Thebarman were game in defeat.

1. Protectionist

Trainer: Andreas Wohler
Jockey: Ryan Moore
Win price: $8.60
Place price: $3.10

2. Red Cadeaux

Trainer: Ed Dunlop
Jockey: Gerald Mosse
Place price: $5.10

3. Who Shot Thebarman

Trainer: Chris Waller
Jockey: Glen Boss
Place price: $3.60