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What are the Melbourne Cup Favourites?

MELBOURNE CUP ODDS (as of 1.15pm Tuesday, November 2)

  • TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) — $13 to win, $3.80 to place.
  • INCENTIVISE — $2.90 to win, $1.75 to place.
  • SPANISH MISSION (USA) — $9.50 to win, $3.25 to place.
  • VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) — $19 to win, $5 to place.
  • EXPLOSIVE JACK (NZ) — $41 to win, $9.50 to place.

How many favorites have won the Melbourne Cup?

Favourites. 32 times the shortest-priced runner has won the Cup, with Fiorente in 2013 the last one the punters cheered home. Incentivise, currently at $2.80 with TAB will jump favourite in 2021, among the shortest odds for quite some time..

What does the winning jockey of the Melbourne Cup get?

The present trophy is hand spun from 1.65 kg of 18-carat gold. The winning trainer and jockey also receive a miniature replica of the cup (since 1973) and the strapper is awarded the Tommy Woodcock Trophy, named after the strapper of Phar Lap.

Who is the favourite for the Melbourne Cup 2021?

Melbourne Cup Odds Peter Moody-trained Incentivise is the overwhelming favourite for the Melbourne Cup with online bookmaker Sportsbet currently offering $2.90 for him to win. Spanish Mission is on the second line of betting at $9.00..

Which horse has won the most Melbourne Cups?

Melbourne Cup Records

Fastest Winning Time: 3:16.3 by Kingston Rule in 1990
Horse Most Wins: 3 times Makybe Diva (2003, 2004, 2005)
Jockey Most Wins: 4 times Bobby Lewis (1902, 1915, 1919, 1927) and Harry White (1974, 1975, 1978, 1979)

Which barrier has won the most Melbourne Cups?

2. Barriers to victory: Horses in barriers 11 (eight wins) and five (seven wins) have been the most successful in the Cup..

How much did Verry Elleegant pay?

Verry Elleegant was paying $16.50 to win. “I love her to bits. She’s been so good to me. I can safely say she’s a champion now,” jockey James McDonald told Channel 10 after the race..