Melbourne Cup Odds 2017

Tuesday 7th November

Melbourne Cup odds are open nearly all year round and before the Melbourne Cup field is officially released, the markets are all-in and offer generous prices on the possible Melbourne Cup winner. Melbourne Cup odds firm with each round of acceptances for the Group 1 staying showdown. Also affecting the Melbourne Cup betting odds leading-up to the famous Flemington clash are the results of key lead-up races like the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate.

The 2018 Melbourne Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw were released on Saturday November 4 and attracted the full 24 Melbourne Cup Horses including three Irish raiders from the Aidan O’Brien stable in The Cliffsofmoher, Rostropovich and race-favourite, Yucatan.


No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 x3195x1111 BEST SOLUTION (IRE) Saeed Bin Suroor Pat Cosgrave 6 57.5kg 114
2 x512433x43 THE CLIFFSOFMOHER (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Ryan Moore 9 56.5kg 112
3 57x150x11x MAGIC CIRCLE (IRE) Ian Williams Corey Brown 17 56kg 111
4 5x211250x0 CHESTNUT COAT (JPN) Yoshito Yahagi Yuga Kawada 4 55.5kg 110
5 1796x4341x MUNTAHAA (IRE) John Gosden Jim Crowley 13 55.5kg 110
6 144x1132x0 SOUND CHECK (GER) Michael Moroney Jordan Childs 16 55.5kg 110
7 x6731x7694 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Ben Melham 18 55.5kg 110
8 5462×02410 ACE HIGH David Payne Tye Angland 22 55kg 110
9 1x69x2112x MARMELO (GB) Hughie Morrison Hugh Bowman 10 55kg 109
10 3326×11114 AVILIUS (GB) James Cummings Glyn Schofield 11 54.5kg 1.5kg 109
11 2x436013x1 YUCATAN (IRE) Aidan O’Brien James McDonald 23 54.5kg 2.5kg 108
12 56164×5266 AUVRAY (FR) Richard Freedman Tommy Berry 1 54kg 107
13 13x655x1x3 FINCHE (GB) Chris Waller Zac Purton 15 54kg 107
14 x5x0x08030 RED CARDINAL (IRE) Darren Weir Damien Oliver 5 54kg 102
15 21x05x4059 VENGEUR MASQUE (IRE) Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 2 54kg 104
16 7829×79401 VENTURA STORM (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 7 54kg 105
17 2188632×31 A PRINCE OF ARRAN (GB) Charlie Fellowes Michael Walker 20 53kg 105
18 1x5x005770 NAKEETA (GB) Iain Jardine Regan Bayliss 3 53kg 105
19 4513×01473 SIR CHARLES ROAD Lance O’Sullivan & Andrew Scott Dwayne Dunn 14 53kg 102
20 58402×0080 ZACADA (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Damian Lane 24 53kg 100
21 231130×341 RUNAWAY Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Stephen Baster 12 52kg 1.5kg 102
22 11113×6327 YOUNGSTAR Chris Waller Craig Williams 8 51.5kg 107
23 11x24112x CROSS COUNTER (GB) Charlie Appleby Kerrin McEvoy 19 51kg 109
24 3×41922515 ROSTROPOVICH (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Wayne Lordan 21 51kg 109

2018 Melbourne Cup Odds

Melbourne Cup odds online at Ladbrokes

Fiorente (2013) was the last favourite in Melbourne Cup betting to salute for the punters in the two mile classic. Photo Credit: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The shortest priced horses in the Melbourne Cup odds only have a fair recent record in the time-honoured clash with the only favourite to win since Makybe Diva (2005) being Fiorente (2013). This opens up value in the Melbourne Cup odds and markets for punters then to tip an upset Melbourne Cup result. Recent upsets to salute at juicy Melbourne Cup odds include Prince Of Penzance ($101 in 2015), Green Moon ($21 in 2012) and Viewed ($41 in 2008).