Want a top 2010 Melbourne Cup betting tip? The record of international horses finishing in the money in the Melbourne Cup is commanding and makes adding an overseas horse into your 2010 Melbourne Cup Quinella an excellent bet for tomorrow.
This year there are nine northern-hemisphere-trained runners among the 24-horse Melbourne Cup field, all of which are at generous double figure odds to win the $6 million handicap feature at Flemington Racecourse tomorrow.
Punters seeking high payouts on Melbourne Cup Day will be looking at the excellent range of exotic betting markets offered by online bookmakers, such as the Melbourne Cup Quinella.
The best tip when it comes to placing a Quinella on the 150th Emirates Melbourne Cup is to include one of the international horses into your combination.
To give you confidence the team at Races.com.au have a look at the brilliant record of international runners in the most recent Melbourne Cup results.
Notice especially that every Melbourne Cup runner-up for the past four years has been an international horse.
2009 Melbourne Cup
Twelve months ago the Godolphin-owned Crime Scene ($41) and the South African-trained Mourilyan ($21) finished two three behind Shocking, adding brilliant value to the Melbourne Cup Trifecta that paid a massive $9320.50.
This year powerhouse racing stable Godolphin have two runners in the 2010 Melbourne Cup with Campanologist and Holberg, check out their odds at Luxbet!
2008 Melbourne Cup
Two years ago the Luca Cumani-trained Bauer was nosed out of a Melbourne Cup victory by Viewed while another European runner Profound Beauty finished a gallant fifth.
Both Bauer and Dermot Weld’s mare Profound Beauty are back to contest the Melbourne Cup 2010, can Bauer finish second again? He’s at a great price through Luxbet.
2007 Melbourne Cup
British trainer Luca Cumani also enjoyed success in the 2007 Melbourne Cup, with Purple Moon ($5.50) running second behind Efficient.
Cumani has Bauer and Manighar in the 2010 Melbourne Cup field tomorrow and of the two we are tipping Manighar as an excellent Place chance having run an eye-catching fifth in the Caulfield Cup last start.
Luxbet currently have Manighar at $21 to win and $6 to Place tomorrow.
2006 Melbourne Cup
Four years ago Japan won their first Melbourne Cup, not only that, they ran the Quinella as Delta Blues and Pop Rock finished one-two, the result paying $41.30 for the Quinella and $91.80 for the Exacta.
For the first time since then Japan will have a starter in the Melbourne Cup as Tokai Trick starts from barrier four tomorrow. Hong Kong also have a 2010 Melbourne Cup hope in Mr Medici, a brilliant roughie suited to a wet track that at $61 will add excellent value to Melbourne Cup exotics.
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