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What A Nuisance racehorse Melbourne Cup Winner

What A Nuisance racehorse racehorse What A Nuisance was foaled in 1978 and was by St Puckle out of the mare Fashion Bell (by Belmura)

Owned by Lloyd Williams, he won the AJC Chairman's Handicap (2600m) in 1984 and the Duke Of Norfolk Stakes over 2600m the same year.

His main claim to fame was his win in the 1985 Melbourne Cup - the first Melbourne Cup to have prize money of one million dollars - when he won from Koiro Corrie May and Tripsacum.

Trained by John Meagher, he was ridden by Pat Hyland and started at $16

He died in 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Puckle St Paddy Aureole
Edie Kelly
Browband Royal Charger
Riband
Fashion Bell Belmura Mossborough
Chakita
Amber Lyn St Ambrose
Lady Judge

 

 

 

 

 


What A Nuisance Career Highlights:

 
AT 3
 
 
   
2nd
 
55
Cambridge
1400m
Maiden Valiant George
1:28.8
 
AT 4
 
 
   
3-Sep-82
WON
12 ran
5/3
E R Harrison
54.5
Te Awamutu
1400m
Chubin Maiden Ulster
1:27.1
Holding
12-Oct-82
4th
15 ran
11/10
G J Grylls
53.5
Tauranga
1600m
Kiwifruit Hcp Noble Air
1:37.8
Good
25-Oct-82
4th
13 ran
8/7
E R Harrison
52.5
Terapa
2100m
Class 4 Hcp Kotare Boy
2:17.0
Soft
16-Nov-82
3rd
18 ran
8/8
E R Harrison
53.5
Paeroa
2200m
Committee Hcp Seaweed
2:16.1
Fast
26-Nov-82
3rd
16 ran
6/5
G J Grylls
54
Terapa
2100m
Stud Hcp Bellerophon
2:10.8
Fast
4-Dec-82
4th
18 ran
2/2
M J McCrossan
60
Pukehowe
2200m
Highweight Flying Fortune
2:18.5
Fast
11-Dec-82
3rd
18 ran
3/2
M J McCrossan
60
Tearoha
2200m
Highweight Noble Stride
2:16.6
Fast
3-May-83
3rd
14 ran
8/6
E R Harrison
55
Ellerslie
2000m
Otahuhu Hcp Peria Heights
2:03.4
Soft
28-May-83
3rd
16 ran
4/3
T G Williams
56.5
Rotorua
1900m
Clayton Hcp Rhine Valley
1:59.3
Holding
18-Jun-83
4th
16 ran
1/1 f
D A Peake
52.5
Waipa
2000m
Hairini Hcp Our Vanity
2:12.5
Soft
 
AT 5
 
 
   
24-Oct-83
2nd
9 ran
3/3
T G Williams
55.5
Terapa
1600m
Hamilton Hcp Spectacular Night
1:42.9
Soft
12-Nov-83
4th
16 ran
4/4
T G Williams
56
Terapa
1600m
Rory Christie Hcp Llansheree
1:39.4
Holding
26-Nov-83
3rd
16 ran
4/3
T G Williams
55.5
Ellerslie
2200m
Chelsea Hcp C'mon Dear
2:18.1
Fast
6-Dec-83
4th
16 ran
2/2
T G Williams
55.5
Terapa
2100m
Glenroy Hcp Sailorman
2:09.4
Good
26-Dec-83
2nd
14 ran
9-1
P Hyland
52.5
Sandown
2100m
Lawrence Hcp Woking
2:10.8
Fast
31-Dec-83
WON
8 ran
10-9 f
P Hyland
54
Sandown
2400m
Silvan Hcp Go Romantic
2:36.1
Fast
14-Jan-84
WON
6 ran
4-9 f
A G Clarke
55
Kyneton
1850m
January Hcp Miss Peddlar
1:52.6
Fast
21-Jan-84
WON
13 ran
6-4 f
D Charles
55
Moonee Valley
2600m
Magdala Hcp Great Flood
2:47.6
Fast
18-Feb-84
4th
15 ran
9-2
P Hyland
55
Flemington
2000m
Brookside Hcp Admiral Lincoln
2:04.4
Fast
3-Mar-84
2nd
15 ran
16-1
N Barrett
50
Caulfield
2000m
TS Carlyon Cup Admiral Lincoln
2:00.5
Fast
12-Mar-84
WON
16 ran
10-9 f
P Hyland
55
Flemington
2500m
Kellow-Falkiner Scruples
2:36.9
Fast
24-Mar-84
WON
17 ran
9-10 f
P Hyland
56
Flemington
3200m
Duke Of Norfolk Pass The Baton
3:21.9
Fast
7-Apr-84
WON
15 ran
30-1
S Smillie
59.5
Caulfield
1400m
Monash Welter Triumphal March
1:24.0
Fast
21-Apr-84
WON
14 ran
11-4 f
P Hyland
56
Randwick
2600m
Chairman's Hcp No Peer
2:48.4
Dead
 
AT 6
 
 
   
19-Sep-84
2nd
11 ran
5-1
H White
57.5
Flemington
1400m
Rising Fast Hcp Royal Troubador
1:26.4
Heavy
16-Jul-85
3rd
11 ran
7-2
M Hyland
56.5
Bendigo
1300m
Granter Welter Fair Paint
1:20.6
Slow
 
AT 7
 
 
   
27-Aug-85
3rd
12 ran
2-1 f
M Hyland
57.5
Bendigo
1300m
Welter Gold Pirate
1:24.1
Slow
4-Sep-85
3rd
9 ran
6-4 f
P Hyland
56.5
Caulfield
1600m
The Herald Cup Erato
1:43.2
Heavy
14-Sep-85
WON
10 ran
9-10 f
M Hyland
58
Bendigo
1600m
Bendigo Hcp Japex
1:39.3
Dead
28-Sep-85
2nd
12 ran
9-4 f
P Hyland
56.5
Moonee Valley
2020m
RV Moon Hcp Black Knight
2:08.5
Dead
5-Oct-85
2nd
11 ran
11-4 f
P Hyland
57
Flemington
2500m
Navy Day Hcp Irish Lord
2:40.3
Fast
26-Oct-85
4th
14 ran
13-4 f
P Hyland
55.5
Moonee Valley
2600m
Moonee Valley Cup Butternut
2:45.77
Good
5-Nov-85
WON
23 ran
15-1
P Hyland
52.5
Flemington
3200m
Melbourne Cup Koiro Corrie May
3:23.0
Slow