Melbourne Cup 2019 Form: Two Words on Each Horse

November 5, 2019

Melbourne Cup 2019 Form: Two Words on Each Horse

Twenty-four quality stayers from right around the world take to the famous Flemington track in Race 7 this afternoon for the iconic $8 million Melbourne Cup and ahead of the big race below the Races.com.au team have their 2019 Melbourne Cup Two Word Form Guide.

Mer De Glace. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Japanese-trained Caulfield Cup winner Mer De Glace looks to complete the Spring Cup double this afternoon in Flemington Race 7. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Melbourne Cup field faces off in Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) as part of the 10-race card for Cup Day, and the 24-horse field is rich with international staying talent once again.

Currently the locally trained Finche for Chris Waller, an imported son of Frankel who ran fourth in the ‘race that stops a nation’ 12 months ago, leads 2019 Melbourne Cup betting at around $8.50 through Ladbrokes.com.au.

The race fans are also keen to back the fairytale with Surprise Baby the current Melbourne Cup market mover backed in from $17 into $13 to emulate his sire Shocking who was the last Australian-bred Melbourne Cup winner back in 2009.

Can the locals hold off the raiders in the Melbourne Cup results? Will Cross Counter make history as the first back-to-back champ since Makybe Diva? Is Mer De Glace from Japan in-line for the Spring Cups double?

To help sort the pretenders from the genuine Melbourne Cup contenders below we’ve summed up the winning hopes of all 24 Melbourne Cup horses in this year’s classic.

2019 MELBOURNE CUP FORM GUIDE IN TWO WORDS

#1 CROSS COUNTER (5)

$14

Next Diva?

#2 MER DE GLACE (2)

$9

Cup Double

#3 MASTER OF REALITY (1)

$26

Reality Check

#4 MIRAGE DANCER (13)

$34

Distance Stretch

#5 SOUTHERN FRANCE (14)

$26

Nice Place

#6 HUNTING HORN (11)

$41

Send Hounds

#7 LATROBE (22)

$21

Design Flaw

#8 MUSTAJEER (6)

$17

Can Muster

#9 ROSTROPOVICH (12)

$18

No Thanks

#10 TWILIGHT PAYMENT (19)

$41

Lights Off

#11 FINCHE (4)

$8.50

Punters Singing

#12 PRINCE OF ARRAN (8)

$18

Could Inherit

#13 RAYMOND TUSK (3)

$21

Ivory Value

#14 DOWNDRAFT (15)

$21

Backs Up

#15 MAGIC WAND (24)

$19

Wingardium Leviosa

#16 NEUFBOSC (23)

$101

Dead dernière

#17 SOUND (10)

$18

Deaf Ears

#18 SURPRISE BABY (20)

$13

Shocking Result

#19 CONSTANTINOPLE (7)

$9.50

Magic Man

#20 IL PARADISO (17)

$14

Send Postcard

#21 STEEL PRINCE (16)

$17

Kick Upstairs

#22 THE CHOSEN ONE (18)

$51

Barrier Hoodoo

#23 VOW AND DECLARE (21)

$12

Take Bow

#24 YOUNGSTAR (9)

$34

Wrong Waller

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