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Go Big Or Go Home: Melbourne Cup Roughies To Tip 2019

Want a big return from a small investment – then we have your guide to Melbourne Cup roughies for 2019.

Sure we can all put money on the favourite and hope for the best. Or you can be the one that lives on the edge and goes for a roughie to win the 2019 Melbourne Cup.

Placing such a bet and winning will see you crowned Melbourne Cup royalty amongst your peers. How did you know? Why didn’t you tell me to put money on? How much did you win again? What was it paying?

As we mentioned in our recent article ‘Who Will Win The Melbourne Cup‘, it is one of the hardest horses races to pick a winner – so why not throw caution to the win and try your luck on smokie/roughie.

Melbourne Cup Roughies 2019

Take note of these roughies to take out a win at the Melbourne Cup or at least have them in your Melbourne Cup boxed trifecta.

Shorter roughie

Southern France

Recently beaten lower odds Cross Counter over 2,800 and has run longer distance than the Melbourne Cup so will definitely be hanging on at the end.

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Odds: $21 (as of 3/11)

Big roughie

Twilight Payment

Unlike a lot of the international horses this horse has won at this distance before and also has the very good Aussie Jockey Hugh Bowman on the saddle.

Odds: $46 (as of 3/11)

Odds of Previous Melbourne Cup Winners Since 2010

Do roughies win the Melbourne Cup?

Damn right they do – below were the odds for each of the previous Melbourne Cup winners since 2010. Anything $15 or above to win can be considered a roughie come race day.

  • 2018 – Cross Counter: $9.50
  • 2017 – Rekindling: $15
  • 2016 – Almandin: $11
  • 2015 – Prince Of Penzance: $101
  • 2014 – Protectionist: $8
  • 2013 – Fiorente: $7
  • 2012 – Green Moon: $20
  • 2011 – Dunaden: $21
  • 2010 – Americain: $13
Source: giphy.com

Happy punts!

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