The 2010 Melbourne Cup form guide is the ultimate resource for all savvy punters wanting to place a well-informed, knowledgeable wager on the 150th Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse today.
Backing a horse because you like its name or the colour of its racing silks may sound like fun, but the best way to win big off your Melbourne Cup betting is by studying the form guide for the testing two-mile handicap and genuinely assessing the chances each runner in the field has of winning.
The Melbourne Cup horse in the 2010 field with the most impressive lead-up form is So You Think who comes into Race 7 at Flemington today on the back of five consecutive wins including a historic Cox Plate win and a slashing last-start victory in the Mackinnon at the Flemington track.
Looking back over the recent Melbourne Cup winners lead-up form is another good tip for punters.
Last year Shocking won The Lexus Stakes before taking out the Melbourne Cup for 2009.
This year Maluckyday snuck into the Cup field with a win in the Lexus, and is currently the $8.50 second favourite to emulate Shocking with a Melbourne Cup win today through Luxbet.
Shocking’s last-start win before Melbourne Cup success, however, broke a trend.
Before Shocking, the previous three Melbourne Cup winners had not won their last race.
In 2008 Viewed was coming off an 11th in the Mackinnon, the year before the 2007 Melbourne Cup winner Efficient last ran ninth in the Cox Plate and in 2006 Japan’s Delta Blues was the Caulfield Cup third placegetter before winning the Melbourne Cup.
For a comprehensive 2010 Melbourne Cup form guide for each horse in the field, head to Luxbet and click on the form link beside the horse you are interested in.
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