Cup Day Live – Everything Melbourne Cup
The 2016 Melbourne Cup is Australia’s premier horse race and is know as “the race stops a nation”.
The 2016 Melbourne Cup will be held on Tuesday 1st November 2016.
There’s an endless range of betting options for the 2016 Melbourne Cup. You can bet online, at the TAB, at your local pub or on the phone.
Check out some of the great deals on offer for Melbourne Cup betting.
Use the Melbourne Cup predictor to help you back the winner in the big one.
The predictor looks at the results of the last 30 Melbourne Cups and shows you what it takes to win it.
There are over 100,000 people that attend the Melbourne Cup every year.
Get the lowdown on ticket prices and the various options available for the 2016 Melbourne Cup.
Melbourne Cup 2016
The Melbourne Cup is held every year on the first Tuesday of November at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne.
The Melbourne Cup is the biggest horse race in Australia and is worth over 6 million dollars, with over 3 million dollars going to the winner! It is the richest ‘two mile’ race in the world.
The race is run over 3,200m and takes around 3 minutes and 20 seconds for the winner to cross the line.
The Melbourne Cup was first run in 1861.