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The Melbourne Cup is the biggest horse race in Australia, with the event having a rich 160 year history.

Unless something unexpected happens (wars, etc), the race takes place on the first Tuesday of every November.

In 2021, the tradition will continue, as the event will be held on Tuesday, November 2nd.


Betting odds for the Melbourne Cup horse race.  Where is the best place to wager on the event?  The King explains.The race is held at the Flemington Racecourse, which is located just outside of downtown Melbourne.

The race will be broadcast on Channel 10 and Sky Racing.

The race is held on a 3200 metre turf track, and is open to three year-olds and up.

The purse is substantial, as the 2020 purse was 8 million Australian dollars.

The all-time winningest horse in this race is Makybe Diva, who won three straight times from 2003-2005.

Makybe Diva is the only horse to have ever won the event three times.

Two jockeys - Bobbie Lewis and Harry White - have won the race a total of four times, while the all-time winningest trainer is Bart Cummings, who has trained a total of 12 horses to victory.

The race is attended by more than 100,000 people, and millions watch the race on television.

Race Details:

Grade: -
Open To: Horses Aged Three and Up
Date: November 2nd, 2021
Surface: Turf
Length: 3,200 Metres
Country: Australia