Melbourne Cup 2018 Race – Everything You Need to Know – Tips, Streams, Live
This is the big one. The eyes of the entire nation and millions of racing fans around the world will be on the Melbourne Cup 2018 Race.
In 2018, it’s a big field of possibilities.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2018 Melbourne Cup.
Our resident punter Brannon Heath, who has spent most of his life at the track provides his Melbourne Cup 2018 tips below:
Yucatan: $5.50 WIN, $2.50 PLACE (as of 4/11)
The clear favourite for the Melbourne Cup, however, Yucatan has been struck a blow with drawing barrier 23 – a significant obstacle to overcome for any horse.
Reports are still strong on Yucatan though with many saying Yucatan had one of the most impressive Melbourne Cup trials to date.
Wary of the barrier draw and lack of experience over longer distances has – Yucatan will have to do a lot of work to get in position early which could see the horse fading in the final turn.
The 2018 Melbourne Cup decisive TV and online streaming guide.
How to live stream the Melbourne Cup?
It’s the famous race that stops a nation. How to watch the Melbourne Cup Live from wherever you are?
Here is how to watch the Melbourne Cup live online or on TV in your area.
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How to Snag a Melbourne Cup Trifecta?
Nothing will make your day more than pulling off a Melbourne Cup trifecta on race day. You will be the envy of all your mates and become a legend within the office.
Melbourne Cup Trifecta Payouts For The Last 3 Years
For each dollar, these were the returns for the trifecta at previous Melbourne Cup’s
2017 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Payout: $3,025.10
2016 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Payout: $1,541.30
2015 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Payout: $26,045.00
But who to back in for your Melbourne Cup trifecta? Well, we have some insights below for you on strong trifecta and boxed trifecta bets.
First though what is the difference between trifecta and boxed trifecta?
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Sure we can all put money on the favourite and hope for the best. Or you can be the one who lives on the edge and goes for a roughie to win the 2018 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.
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.
Want to know more about pulling off an upset in the Melbourne Cup 2018? Read on with our Cup Roughies Guide.
Other things you should know:
The weather in Melbourne for 2018?
A top of 20C. Rain, then showers and a possible storm later in the day. The track may be wet for the cup.
Whats the weirdest thing that could happen for the Melbourne Cup 2018?
The owner of Magic Circle, Marwan Koukash, says he will wear a g-string if his horse wins. The billionaire says:
“When we win – not if we win, when we win – Flemington will see the most colourful presentation than it’s ever had before and is unlikely to ever have it again,” Dr Marwan Koukas said this weekend.
“I will – and no one here is going to stop me, even with the threat of a ban for life – I’m going to strip down to my g-string, keep my tie and my shoes, and I will get up and receive the trophy.”
Video: Marwan Koukash speaks
“I fit into my G-String now.” Meet Magic Circle’s owner @drmarwank. What a character!
He’s got something big planned for Tuesday… pic.twitter.com/1CQw8vrY00
— Racing.com (@Racing) November 3, 2018
Could Australia’s most famous horse, Winx, ever win a Melbourne Cup?
Hugh Bowman, the jockey who rides Australia’s most famous horse, Winx, says the horse could win a Melbourne Cup. Bowman spoke to the Alan Jones radio show in Sydney.
“I’ve got no doubt she would (win the Melbourne Cup) Alan, had she run as a four or five-year-old,” Bowman said.
“She’s been so dominant at the weight for age level.
“I don’t think she’d be winning now. She’d have a lot of weight — 65kg maybe,” he said.
How much do Australians spend on the Melbourne Cup?
According to marketing magazine B&T, Aussies spend an estimated $179 per year each on the Cup.
41% of Australian’s gamble on the cup.
10% of Australians will spend more than $300 on the Melbourne Cup
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Updates with more 2018 Melbourne Cup coverage ahead.
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