Melbourne Cup – The Good And The Bad News

Set the alarm for early!

With a likely win pool of over R100 million, the Melbourne Cup, run at 06h00 at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday morning, offers SA punters a chance to win big.

Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup crowd

Tellytrack (Dstv 239) are taking Races 7/8/9/10 – the Melbourne Cup being the seventh race and off at 06h00.

Saftote are offering win, place, exacta and double bets on the four races.

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most important race with a history incredibly rich dating back from the inaugural event in 1861 through until tomorrow’s big one.

The race is held over a distance of 3200 metres, the traditional two-mile cup distance, for horses three years and older and is the richest and most prestigious two-mile handicap in the world.

Fondly called ‘The Race that Stops a Nation’, Melbourne Cup Day is a public holiday in metropolitan Melbourne.

Every first Tuesday of November is marked for the Melbourne Cup date, and Melbourne Cup history has spanned centuries.

You’ve done your research, consulted your gut, and picked your horse.

Good news — here’s why it can win the Melbourne Cup. Bad news — here’s why it can’t win the Melbourne Cup.

Don’t forget to set your alarm for 05h45!

Read more to find a winner  – click here 

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