This is the ‘race that stops a nation’ and the Melbourne Cup is happening on Tuesday, November 1. With this betting guide, you will be better informed about the odds and tips to place.
The Melbourne Cup is one of the richest two-mile handicap horse events in the world. Flemington Racecourse is the place to be in Melbourne for this event.
Betting Guide and Odds
The following horses are top contenders for the Melbourne Cup. Their average odds from a range of betting sites are listed here.
Hartnell – $4
Jameka – $6
Bondi Beach – $10
Almandin – $12
Heartbreak City – $12
Big Orange – $14
Almoonqqith – $16
Exospheric – $16
Curren Mirotic – $25
Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw
The barrier draw will happen on Saturday, October 29. The odds may change slightly depending on the draw.
Prince of Penzance won the race in 2015. He had barrier one. Therefore, it is a big debate as to whether the barrier makes a difference, but the draw will certainly affect the odds.
Melbourne Cup Form
Understanding what form the horses are in can help you place a winning bet. Find some up to date information with this Melbourne Cup Form Guide.