Melbourne Cup 2017 barrier draw: Highly fancied horses unlucky

By Patrick Bartley and Michael Lynch
Updated November 5 2017 - 8:56am, first published 8:52am
Marmelo didn't have the best luck in the barrier draw.  Photo: MAL FAIRCLOUGH
Marmelo didn't have the best luck in the barrier draw. Photo: MAL FAIRCLOUGH
  • Scroll to the bottom for the full barrier draw

Strongly fancied Cup raider Marmelo did not enjoy the best of luck at the Melbourne Cup barrier draw on Saturday night, drawing stall 16 in the 24 runner field.

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