Meet The Field: Melbourne Cup Field 2020 – Horses and Barriers Draw

The 24-horse Melbourne Cup field for the race that stops a nation has been released.

Anthony Van Dyck (1) has come out of the gates as the favourite so far at $7.50 after he motored late to just miss at Caulfield last outing.

Close second initial favourites are Sir Dragonet (5) and Tiger Moth (21) despite drawing the wide barrier 23 are both paying at $8.00.

Odds as of 31/10 via sportsbet.com.au

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Who will you be backing in this years Melbourne Cup field?

Melbourne Cup Field 2020

NumberHorseTrainerBarrierWeight
1Anthony Van DyckAidan O’Brien358.5
2AviliusJames Cummings1057
3Vow And DeclareDanny O’Brien457
4Master of RealityJoseph O’Brien1156
5Sir DragonetC Maher / D Eustace1455.5
6Twilight PaymentJoseph O’Brien1255.5
7Verry ElleegantChris Waller1555.5
8MustajeerKris Lees255
9Stratum AlbionWillie Mullins955
10Darling WilloughbyAndrew Balding1954.5
11FincheChris Waller654.5
12Prince of ArranCharlie Fellowes154.5
13Surprise BabyPaul Preusker754.5
14King of LeogranceDanny O’Brien1854.5
15Russian CamelotDanny O’Brien1653.5
16Steel PrinceAnthony and Sam Freedman2153.5
17The Chosen OneM Baker / A Forsman553.5
18AshrunAndreas Wohler2453
19WarningAnthony and Sam Freedman853
20Etah JamesC Maher / D Eustace2252.5
21Tiger MothAidan O’Brien2352.5
22OceanexM Price / M Kent Jr1751.5
23Miami BoundC Maher / D Eustace1351
24PersanDanny O’Brien2051

Melbourne Cup 2020 Date and Race Time

The Melbourne Cup will be held on Tuesday 3rd of November.

The race time is 3pm (EDST) and is Race 7 on the Flemington card.

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Melbourne Cup Weather

Tuesday is looking to be a perfect race day. Sunny. Light winds becoming northerly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

Min 15 | Max 29

Further Melbourne Cup updates to come via SoPerth.com.au.