Melbourne Cup Betting Trends
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The Melbourne Cup in November 2020 was the 160th running of the race. Twilight Payment was the winner of this high-stakes racing event with odds of 25/1, and winning connections received $4.4 million in prize money and a trophy worth $250,000 from a total prize fund of $8 million. There were 24 runners and the race time was just over three minutes and 20 seconds. The race was marred by the fatal injury to Anthony Van Dyck. Here are some trends and past records that can help bettors to select the horses they think could win the Melbourne Cup 2021. For more information about betting, have a look at the information about Melbourne Cup betting, operators, odds and favourites.
The Melbourne Cup takes place at Flemington Racecourse in Caulfield, Australia on the first Tuesday of November each year. This year, the race will be run on Tuesday 2nd November 2021.
Melbourne Cup 2021 Betting Trends
Here are the last 10 winners of the Melbourne Cup with the odds for each horse:
|2015||Prince Of Penzance||100/1|
|2019||Vow And Declare||10/1|
- The average odds of the winner: 25/1
- Range of prices: 13/2 to 100/1.
- The number of favourites: 1.
- Odds on winners: 0.
- Double figure odds winners: 6.
Melbourne Cup Race Trends
Here are the major race trends ahead of the Melbourne Cup 2021. They could help you make your choice of which horses you think will win before you start betting.
Below you’ll find the ages horses have been when they’ve won the Melbourne Cup race, and how many times a horse of each age has won.
Here are the four most common weights horses have been when they’ve won the Melbourne Cup.
Over the last 20 years, five barriers have accounted for 2 wins each: 5, 10, 11, 14 and 22.
Below you will find numbers that have had the most winners assigned to them at the Melbourne Cup.
Melbourne Cup Horses, Jockeys, Trainers And Owners
Here are the results and records from previous editions of this racing event to tide you over until the Melbourne Cup 2021:
The horse that has won the Melbourne Cup the most:
Makybe Diva with three Melbourne Cup wins in 2003, 2004 and 2005.
The jockeys that have won the Melbourne Cup the most:
Bobby Lewis (1902, 1915, 1919 and 1927) and Harry White (1974, 1975, 1978 and 1979) with four wins.
The jockeys that have won the Melbourne Cup in recent years:
|Melbourne Cup Year||Melbourne Cup Horse||Melbourne Cup Jockey|
|2020||Twilight Payment||Jye McNeil|
|2019||Vow And Declare||Craig Williams|
|2018||Cross Counter||Kerrin McEvoy|
|2015||Prince of Penzance||Damien Oliver|
|2012||Green Moon||Gérald Mossé|
The trainer who has won the Melbourne Cup the most:
Bart Cummings with 12 Melbourne Cup wins (1965, 1966, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1999 and 2008).
The trainers who have won the Melbourne Cup in recent years:
|Melbourne Cup Year||Melbourne Cup Horse||Melbourne Cup Trainer|
|2020||Twilight Payment||Joseph O’Brien|
|2019||Vow And Declare||Danny O’Brien|
|2018||Cross Counter||Charlie Appleby|
|2015||Prince of Penzance||Darren Weir|
|2012||Green Moon||Rob Hickmott|
The owner whose horses have won the Melbourne Cup the most:
Lloyd Williams’ horses have won this racing event the most, with 6 Melbourne Cup wins (1981, 1985, 2007, 2012, 2016 and 2017).
Melbourne Cup Betting Trends FAQ
Who is most likely to win the Melbourne Cup 2021?
This year’s Melbourne Cup racing lineup is still unknown but after his performance last year, Tiger Moth will be one of the favourites to win should he take part in the race this year. There will most likely be more betting tips for those wanting to bet on which horse will win the Melbourne Cup once the final lineup has been announced.
What horse should I bet on for the Melbourne Cup 2021?
If you’re wanting to bet on the horse that will win the Melbourne Cup 2021, it is a good idea to take the betting trends listed above into consideration before placing your bet as well as the odds being offered by bookmakers. Once the final list of horses who will be running in the Melbourne Cup has been announced, this will help you get a clearer idea of which horse will be a good one to bet on.
What was the trifecta for the Melbourne Cup 2020?
The results of the Melbourne Cup 2020 Trifecta were:
- 1st: No. 6: Twilight Payment
- 2nd: No. 21: Tiger Moth
- 3rd: No. 12: Prince of Arran
What is the final field for Melbourne Cup 2021?
The final field for this year’s edition of this high-stakes racing event has not yet been announced but we will provide the information once it has been released.
|Melbourne Cup Barrier||Melbourne Cup Horse|
For more information on how to bet on the Melbourne Cup you can have a look at the following pages: