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Melbourne Cup 2015 Odds & Betting

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Melbourne Cup 2015

In Turkmenistan, the musk melon is tremendously important. So important, that the country’s president declared a public holiday to enjoy the fruit. We laugh, yet in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, they get a day off to watch 24 miniature men in silk pyjamas ride horses in a circle. Ironically, everyone else dresses up in their very best threads to watch the pyjama horse racing. The ACT also has ‘Melbourne Cup Day’ but in an attempt to pretend it’s not a celebration of men in pyjamas riding ponies it’s called ‘Family & Community Day’. Commonly referred to as the ‘Race that Stops the Nation’, the Melbourne Cup 2015 will be no different. Especially if you’re wearing heels, which might be found discarded in the car park after a few too many.

In seriousness, the Melbourne Cup is not only Australia’s most famous thoroughbred race, but it is this country’s best-known sporting event – the one time of the year when almost everyone takes advantage of Melbourne Cup betting. The richest ‘two-mile handicap’ in the world, and one of the richest turf races, the glamorous event attracts royalty, sheiks and of course… lots of horses. In the spirit of the richest race in Oz, we’re offering fantastic Melbourne Cup odds!

When is the 2015 Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup is at 3pm on Tuesday, November 4th 2015, at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne.

Melbourne Cup BBQ Facts

  • The winner of the first Melbourne Cup, in 1861, received a gold watch. We weren’t aware that horses could tell the time. Last year’s combined prize money was $6.2 million.
  • Makybe Diva is the horse with the most legs, so-to-speak, winning the Melbourne Cup on three successive occasions.
  • Master trainer JB (Bart) Cummings holds the record for the number of Melbourne Cup winners, with 12. He must also have quite a few gold watches.

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Past winners of the Melbourne Cup

Below is a list of horses who have won the Melbourne Cup in the past few years:

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time
2014 Protectionist Ryan Moore Andreas Wohler Christoph Berglar
2013 Fiorente Damien Oliver Gai Waterhouse Andrew Roberts 3.20.30
2012 Green Moon B Prebble Robert Hickmott N C Williams, Mr & Mrs L J Williams 3:20.4
2011 Dunaden Christophe Lemaire Mikel Delzangles Pearl Bloodstock Pty (Mgr. R Levitt) 3.20.84
2010 Americain Gérald Mossé Alain de Royer-Dupre Gerry Ryan, K. C Bamford 3.26.87
2009 Shocking Corey Brown Mark Kavanagh Eales Racing Pty Ltd 3.23.87
2008 Viewed Blake Shinn Bart Cummings Tan Chin Nam, et al. 3.20.40
2007 Efficient Michael Rodd Graeme Rogerson Lloyd Williams et al. 3.23.34
2006 Delta Blues Yasunari Iwata Katsuhiko Sumii Sunday Racing Co Ltd 3.21.47
2005 Makybe Diva Glen Boss Lee Freedman Emily Krstina Syndicate 3.19.17
2004 Makybe Diva Glen Boss Lee Freedman Emily Krstina Syndicate 3.28.55
2003 Makybe Diva Glen Boss David Hall Emily Krstina Syndicate 3.19.90
2002 Media Puzzle Damien Oliver Dermot K. Weld Dr M. W. Smurfit, et al. 3.16.97
2001 Ethereal Scott Seamer Sheila Laxon P. J. & P. M. Vela 3.21.08
2000 Brew Kerrin McEvoy Mike Moroney Gurner's Bloodstock Co. 3.18.68
1999 Rogan Josh John Marshall Bart Cummings Mrs W. L. Green, et al. 3.19.64

For more information on previous Melbourne Cups, check out Melbourne Cup 2012, Melbourne Cup 2011 and the Melbourne Cup 2010.

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Melbourne Cup 2015 Race Day Schedule

If you are travelling to Flemington Racecourse for Cup Day, make sure to be there before 10am to ensure that you get a good place to set yourself up for a whole day of racing! The Melbourne Cup race is the 7th race of the day, at 3.00pm. It has $6.2 million at stake, and 3200m of battling it out for first place, which also sets it up to be the biggest day of the year in the racing calendar!

Race Name Prize Money Type Distance
Carnival Celebration Stakes $121,500 2YO Fillies SW (N/C) 1000m
TAB Rewards Trophy $101,500 Mares Hcp (N/C) 1700m
Carnival Handicap $101,500 Rtg 0-95 Hcp (N/C) 2800m
Plate $201,500 4&5YO Rtg 0-90 Hcp (No Greys) 1400m
Schweppes #flemingtonfling $101,500 3YO SW&P (N/C) 1000m
Lexus Hybrid Plate $151,500 3YO Fillies SW&P (N/C) 1400m
Emirates Melbourne Cup $6,200,000 Hcp (N/C) 3200m
James Boag's Premium Stakes $151,500 Hcp (N/C) 1800m
MSS Security Sprint $151,500 Hcp (N/C) 1200m
Lavazza Short Black $101,500 Mares SW&P (N/C) 1400m

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2014 Melbourne Cup results

Horse Trainer(s) Jockey Weight Barrier Place
1 Admire Rakti (JPN) Tomoyuki Umeda (JPN) Zac Purton 58.5 kg 8 22
2 Cavalryman (GB) Saeed bin Suroor (UAE) Craig Williams 57 kg 3 SCR
3 Fawkner Robert Hickmott Nicholas Hall 57 kg 9 10
4 Red Cadeaux (GB) Ed Dunlop (GB) Gérald Mossé (FR) 57 kg 15 2
5 Protectionist (GER) Andreas Wohler (GER) Ryan Moore (GB) 56.5 kg 11 1
6 Sea Moon (GB) Robert Hickmott Tommy Berry 56.5 kg 18 SCR
7 Seismos (IRE) Marco Botti (GB) Craig Newitt 56 kg 1 9
8 Junoob (GB) Chris Waller (NZ) Hugh Bowman 55.5 kg 7 8
9 Royal Diamond (IRE) Johnny Murtagh (IRE) Steven Arnold 55.5 kg 6 20
10 Gatewood (GB) John Gosden (GB) William Buick (GB) 55 kg 21 12
11 Mutual Regard (IRE) Johnny Murtagh (IRE) Damien Oliver 55 kg 12 14
12 Who Shot Thebarman (NZ) Chris Waller (NZ) Glen Boss 55 kg 13 3
13 Willing Foe (US) Saeed bin Suroor (UAE) James McDonald 55 kg 17 5
14 My Ambivalent (IRE) Roger Varian (GB) Andrea Atzeni (ITA) 54.5 kg 4 17
15 Precedence (NZ) Bart Cummings &
James Cummings
Michael Rodd 54.5 kg 19 6
16 Brambles (NZ) Peter Moody Luke Nolen 54 kg 20 15
17 Mr O'Ceirin (NZ) Michael Moroney Chad Schofield 54 kg 18 21
18 Au Revoir (IRE) André Fabre (FR) Glyn Schofield 53.5 kg 22 8
19 Lidari (FR) Peter Moody Ben Melham 53.5 kg 10 19
20 Opinion (IRE) Chris Waller (NZ) Tye Angland 53.5 kg 14 11
21 Araldo (GB) Michael Moroney Dwayne Dunn 53 kg 23 7
22 Lucia Valentina (NZ) Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 53 kg 2 13
23 Unchain My Heart David Hayes &
Tom Dabernig
Tommy Berry 51.5 kg 5 16
24 Signoff (IRE) Darren Weir João Moreira (BRA) 51 kg 16 4

What happened in the 2013 Melbourne Cup?

The 2013 Melbourne Cup was won by the Gai Waterhouse-trained Fiorente, who took the lead in the final 200m and raced to victory, breaking Waterhouse’s career-spanning Melbourne Cup drought. Red Cadeaux came in second and Mount Athos in third.

Fiorente (bred in Ireland) was ridden by Damien Oliver which was his third victory in the Cup, after previously taking the chocolates in 1995 and 2002. With the win, Gai became the first Australian woman to train a Melbourne Cup winner.

Fiorente went into the race as favourite and beat home Red Cadeaux by three-quarters of a length. He was the first favourite to win since the great mare Makybe Diva in 2005.

Number Horse Trainer Jockey Weight Result
1 Dunaden (IRE) Mikel Delzangles (FR) Jamie Spencer 58.5 kg 11
2 Green Moon Robert Hickmott Brett Prebble 57.5 kg 21
3 Red Cadeaux Ed Dunlop (ENG) Gérald Mossé 56.5 kg 2
4 Sea Moon Robert Hickmott Steven Arnold 56.5 kg 13
5 Brown Panther Tom Dascombe (ENG) Richard Kingscote 55 kg 8
6 Fiorente Gai Waterhouse Damien Oliver 55 kg 1
7 Foreteller Chris Waller Craig Newitt 55 kg 17
8 Dandino Marco Botti (ENG) Ryan Moore 54.5 kg 5
9 Ethiopia Pat Carey Rhys McLeod 54.5 kg 7
10 Fawkner Robert Hickmott Nick Hall 54.5 kg 6
11 Mourayan Robert Hickmott Brenton Avdulla 54.5 kg 15
12 Seville Robert Hickmott Hugh Bowman 54.5 kg 12
13 Super Cool Mark Kavanagh Corey Brown 54.5 kg 9
14 Masked Marvel Robert Hickmott Michael Rodd 54 kg 18
15 Mount Athos Luca Cumani (ENG) Craig Williams 54 kg 3
16 Royal Empire Saeed bin Suroor (ENG) Kerrin McEvoy 54 kg 14
17 Voleuse De Coeurs Michael Moroney James McDonald 54 kg 10
18 Hawkspur Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 53.5 kg 20
19 Simenon Willie Mullins (IRE) Richard Hughes 53.5 kg 4
20 Ibicenco Peter Moody Luke Nolen 53 kg 16
21 Verema Alain de Royer-Dupré (FRA) Christophe Lemaire 53 kg 24 (DNF)
22 Dear Demi Clarry Conners Chris Munce 51 kg 19
23 Tres Blue Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 51 kg 22
24 Ruscello Ed Walker (ENG) Chad Schofield 50 kg 23

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Melbourne Cup 2014 Tips

Matty Campbell is joined by the Sportsbet resident racing expert, Gerard Twomey, to give us his Melbourne Cup tips for 2014

But if you can't be bothered sitting through a whole 2 minutes and 1 second, then here is the G-Man's tips for the Cup:

  • Top Pick: Protectionist - German import who hit the line really well in the Herbert Power and possesses a really nice turn of foot.
  • 2nd Pick: Who Shot Thebarman - Lightly raced winner of the Auckland Cup who is trained to the minute and has been set for the Melbourne Cup.
  • Roughie: Signoff - Really nice stayer who will be well weighted.
  • Roughie: Willing Foe - big odds and has had an injury plagued career but if he arrives okay on the day he could be a shot.

So there you have it, our Melbourne Cup 2015 tips. Straight from the horses mouth. Kind of.

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