The 2017 Melbourne Cup will take place on Tuesday 7th November 2017 at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne and early Melbourne Cup odds at Sportsbet are available for our most famous race. For more information about Flemington's four-day carnival please visit our Melbourne Cup Carnival page.
The 2016 Melbourne Cup was won by Almandin, trained by Robert Hickmott and ridden by Kerrin McEvoy. Almandin defeated the Tony Martin trained international stayer Heartbreak City, second, with the John O'Shea trained Hartnell running third.
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The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most famous race and takes place on the second day of the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington racecourse in November.
Held ten days after the WS Cox Plate at Moonee Valley and 17 days after the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield, the Melbourne Cup is the feature event of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival in Victoria.
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