Protectionist ridden by Ryan Moore finished first at 3.17.71 closely followed by Red Cadeaux ridden by Gerald Mosse with a finishing time of 4.0.1. Finishing third was Who Shot Thebarman ridden by Glen Boss at 4.5.1. Signoff ridden by Joao Moreira finished fourth at 4.6.0. Here is the finishing order of all the
horses that came behind fourth position at the Melbourne Cup in 2014. Willing Foe, Precedence, Araldo, Au Revoir, Seismos, Fawkner, Opinion, Gatewood, Lucia Valentina, Mutual Regard, Brambles, Unchain My Heart, My Ambivalent, Junoob, Lidari, Royal Diamond, Mr O’Ceirin, Admire Rakti.
In 2002, Media Puzzle trained by Dermot K. Weld and ridden by Damien Oliver won at 3:16.97. In 2001, Ethereal trained by Sheila Laxon and jockeyed by Scott Seamer won at 3:21.08. In 2000, Brew trained by Mike Moroney and jockeyed by Kerrin McEvoy won at 3:18.68. In 1999, Makybe Diva trained by Bart Cummings and jockeyed by John Marshall won at 3:19.64. In 1998, Makybe Diva trained by Brian Jenkins and ridden by Chris Munce won at 3:18.59. In 1997, Makybe Diva trained by Jack Denham and ridden by Jim Cassidy won at 3:18.33.