Melbourne Cup 2016 Exotics Payouts & Results

The official 2016 Melbourne Cup finishing order is now complete with the iconic Flemington Race 7 run and won for another season, the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin handing the team a fifth win, the full exotic Melbourne Cup payouts and betting results for the ‘race that stops a nation’ listed below.


Geelong Cup winner Qewy rounded out the 2016 Melbourne Cup First Four result at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

This season’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) ran with a capacity field of 24 stayers just after the official 3:00pm (AEDT) starting time.

Despite this being his first Group 1 run and maiden two mile assignment, the Robert Hickmott-trained Almandin was a Melbourne Cup betting market mover backed into an $11 starting price.

He had the staying ability and late turn of foot to just hold off the Irish galloper Heartbreak City in a in a tight 2016 Melbourne Cup Exacta result – which paid $197.60 for the Victorian punters at

The Melbourne Cup betting favourite Hartnell ($5.50) was beaten for another year, but stayed on to round out the official 2016 Melbourne Cup Trifecta result – which paid $1,541.30 for the Victorian bettors at

The Geelong Cup form held up again in the Melbourne Cup results 2016, the Charlie Appleby-trained winner of that lead-up race Qewy crossing 6.7 lengths away from Hartnell to complete the Melbourne Cup First Four – a result paying $24,174.40 in Victoria at

To read exactly how the Melbourne Cup winner Almandin got the job done, follow the link to our comprehensive 2016 Melbourne Cup Results post.

Below are the basic Melbourne Cup exotic betting types and what the payouts were at – home of the $700 first time deposit bonus bet offer with use of the code SPRINGBONUS (T&Cs apply / excluding NSW).

2016 Melbourne Cup Final Result

Result No. Runner Name Win Best or SP Place Best Tote Place
1st 17 Almandin (17) 11.00 12.30 3.50 4.80
2nd 13 Heartbreak City (23) 5.50 6.20
3rd 6 Hartnell (12) 2.15 3.20

2016 Melbourne Cup Exotic Combinations


No. 17 Almandin – No. 13 Heartbreak City

QLD – $119.70

VIC – $119.80

NSW – $104.70


No. 17 Almandin – No. 13 Heartbreak City

QLD – $228.70

VIC – $197.60

NSW – $194.80


No. 17 Almandin – No. 13 Heartbreak City – No. 6 Hartnell

QLD – $1,558.60

VIC – $1,541.30

NSW – $1,380.60

First Four

No. 17 Almandin – No. 13 Heartbreak City – No. 6 Hartnell – No. 23 Qewy

QLD – $23,584.20

VIC – $24,174.40

NSW – $20,761.10

The action of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is back on Thursday for Crown Oaks Day where the racing is headlined by the $1 million Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) and then Saturday’s Emirates Stakes Day line-up at Flemington featuring two Group 1 events.

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