Can Twitter Predict the Melbourne Cup Winner?

Monitoring Twitter activity to predict who will win the 2015 Melbourne Cup

A whole tweeting nation can’t be wrong… can they?

The race that stops the nation is also the race that gets the nation tweeting! Last years Melbourne Cup generated over 180,000 tweets.

Sure you could listen to all the horse racing experts, even try to work the odds to pick a winner… or you could use Twitter.

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From October 25th I have be monitoring Australia’s Twitter activity for all the horses racing in the Melbourne Cup. By analyzing Melbourne Cup Twitter activity, I am able to see the total activity for each of the horses and most importantly notice any spikes in activity – suggesting a horse becoming a late favorite.

Who is the favourite for the Melbourne Cup on Twitter?

I will continue to update the rankings but as of 30th October here are the Top 4 most mentioned horses on Twitter. Time to get on the Tweet Perth Trifecta!

Check back daily as I update the latest Twitter favourites.

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