Melbourne Cup 2010

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Guide

Billed as the 'race that stops a nation', the Melbourne Cup can boast to being one of the richest and most prestigious two mile handicap horse races in the world. Run on the first Tuesday of November all eyes will be on Flemington Racecourse as the whole of Australia downs its tools for the day to watch the race. From a Melbourne Cup betting perspective the race shares a likeness to the Grand National, as punters have their one bet of the year. Part of the Melbourne Spring Carnival it is part of Australian racing heritage, an institution.

2016 Melbourne Cup Odds

Bet365 Ladbrokes Paddy Power William Hill
Max Dynamite 16/1 - - -
Kia Ora Koutou 20/1 - - -
Order Of St George 16/1 - - -
Amralah 20/1 - - -
Mongolian Khan 25/1 - - -
Trip To Paris 20/1 - - -
Fame Game 20/1 - - -
Etymology 33/1 - - -

Full 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds.

Latest Melbourne Cup Betting News

The Darren Weir trained 100/1 outsider Prince Of Penzance was the half length winner of the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Ridden by Michelle Payne, it was a shock for the six year old rg who pipped Max Dynamite for second. The Willie Mullins trained five year old heads the ante post betting for the 2016 renewal.

2015 Result

Result Flemington - 3rd Nov 2015 Age Jockey Trainer
1st Prince Of Penzance 100/1 6 M Payne D Weir
2nd Max Dynamite 12/1 5 F Dettori W Mullins
3rd Criterion 18/1 5 M Walker Hayes/Dabernig
4th Trip To Paris 5/1 4 T Berry E Dunlop

Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw

The barrier draw for the Melbourne Cup is made on the Saturday before the big race. The winner Prince Of Penzance in 2015 was drawn in barrier one, with Max Dynamite coming from barrier two to finish second. We'll have the draw for the 2016 as soon as it happens.

2016 Melbourne Cup Draw.

Melbourne Cup Form

As with any horse race the form is an integral part of the betting and we have our very own form guide to help you pick out your bet for the race. The Caulfield Cup and the Cox Plate are amongst the races we have covered in our Melbourne Cup Form Guide.

Melbourne Cup Tips

If its tips your after we have put together some picks for the 2016 renewal of the Melbourne Cup, for you to have a bet on. Why don't you check out our Melbourne Cup Tips.

Melbourne Cup Free Bets

We've scouted around for the best free bets on offer so you can get the best added value on your bet for the Melbourne Cup. Make sure to check out our Melbourne Cup free bets section.