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2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

Hartnell remains on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets after he finished second behind Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley this afternoon.

Hartnell remains on top of Melbourne Cup betting following his defeat in the 2016 Cox Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell was no match for Winx in the final stages of the Cox Plate – ...

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

Fifty-two stayers remain in Melbourne Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria (RV) closed first acceptances for the ‘race that stops’ a nation on Tuesday including 12 internationals.

The Bart Cummings winner Almandin heads the updated Melbourne Cup 2016 ballot post-first acceptances for the November 1 classic. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Run on Tuesday November 1 as Flemington Race 7, ...

72 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances 2014 Taken

72 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances 2014 Taken

Just 72 horses remain in 2014 Melbourne Cup contention for November’s iconic handicap following the release of first acceptances by Racing Victoria.

The Offer is one of two remaining 2014 Melbourne Cup hopes for last year's winning trainer Gai Waterhouse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Originally 148 stayers were nominated for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), ...

2013 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Leave 72

2013 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Leave 72

All of the early betting fancies for the ‘race that stops a nation’ have been paid up for and feature among the 72 Melbourne Cup 2013 first declarations taken by Racing Victoria today.

2011 Melbourne Cup winner Duanden is the top-weight for this year's 'race that stops a nation'. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Held on the first Tuesday of ...