2017 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.
2017 Melbourne Cup Odds
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A star-studded field of 24 runners lined up in the 2017 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 1st with the Robert Hickmott trained Almandin beating Tony Martin's Heartbreak City by a head to land the prize.
|Result||Flemington - 1st Nov 2016||Age||Jockey||Trainer|
|1st||Almandin 10/1||6||K McEvoy||R Hickmott|
|2nd||Heartbreak City 18/1||6||J Moreira||A J Martin|
|3rd||Hartnell 9/2F||5||J McDonald||J O'Shea|
|4th||Qewy 20/1||6||C Williams||C Appleby|
Melbourne Cup Barrier Draw
The barrier draw for the Melbourne Cup is made on the Saturday before the big race. The winner of the 2016 race Almandin was drawn in stall 17, with runner up Heartbreak City in 23.
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 2017 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.
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