Long Range 2013 Melbourne Cup Tips

May 8, 2013

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Long Range 2013 Melbourne Cup Tips

It’s a long way from the first Tuesday in November and the 2013 Melbourne Cup (3200m) but it’s a race that warrants early intrigue and speculation.

Puissance De Lune is the early Melbourne Cup favourite. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

With $6.2 million in prizemoney up for grabs, the race attracts some of the world’s best stayers which always ensures an exciting affair.

More and more Australian trainers are buying imports to take on the raiders and this year will be no different.

As always, the Melbourne Cup betting market is open early and some great odds are up for grabs for those willing to have an early bet.

But just who are the best gallopers to have an early gamble on? Keep reading for the best long-range 2013 Melbourne Cup betting tips from the Races.com.au experts.

Best Melbourne Cup Raider

Mount Athos $16

Genuinely talented stayer from the stable of Luca Cumani. Was fifth last year but produced a big finish and a better ride might have seen him feature in the placings. Importantly, trainer Luca Cumani has confirmed that the Melbourne Cup is his main aim this year, so provided he stays fit he’ll be coming. Races in the Ormonde Stakes in the UK on May 10 and a big win there is likely to see his Melbourne Cup odds shorten.

Best Melbourne Cup Local

Fiveandahalfstar $21

Will be a four-year-old by the time the Melbourne Cup comes around and is easily one of the nation’s best staying prospects. Unfortunately finished his autumn campaign with injury, the extent of which is still somewhat unknown. Early indications were he should be back and firing for the spring. Is a dual Group 1 winner and finished second in two other weight-for-age G1s in the autumn.

Best Melbourne Cup Import

Puissance De Lune $9

Darren Weir’s grey is the deserving early cup favourite. Has everything needed to win the nation’s best race. Can stay the distance and has a scintillating turn of foot. Dominated some late spring events to earn the early favourite’s tag and came back for one start in the autumn to win the Blamey Stakes, the same path taken by last year’s winner Green Moon. Champion jockey Glen Boss has secured an association with the horse which says plenty in itself.

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