The Melbourne Cup takes place this Tuesday on the other side of the world, at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia. The Melbourne Cup is the biggest and most prestigious horse race held in Australia every year. It has a huge local following in Australia and is dubbed “the race that stops a nation”. Here in the United States there isn’t nearly as much fanfare for this race, but the people who know how important this race is in Australia will stay up late and catch the race that starts at midnight here in the Eastern Time Zone.
In this article I will look at the odds for the 2022 Melbourne Cup from Bovada.lv, one of our top rated sites for American bettors. I will then provide a 3 step guide to get your bets in on this years Melbourne Cup if you live in the United States.
2022 Melbourne Cup Odds
Here are the morning line odds and post positions for this years Melbourne Cup race:
- Gold Trip 8/1
- Duais 19/1
- Knights Order 19/1
- Montefilia 8/1
- Numerian 63/1
- Without A Fight 13/1
- Camorra 47/1
- Deauville Legend 5/2
- Stockman 47/1
- Vow And Declare 24/1
- Young Werther 24/1
- Hoo Ya Mal 13/1
- Serpentine 63/1
- Daqiansweet Junior 63/1
- Grand Promenade 95/1
- Arapaho 95/1
- Emissary 19/1
- Lunar Flare 19/1
- Smokin’ Romans 19/1
- Tralee Rose 95/1
- Point Nepean – Scratched
- High Emocean 47/1
- Interpretation 31/1
- Realm Of Flowers 13/1
These odds use the parimutuel betting system, so the odds are not locked when you place your bet. The odds can change up until the race.
You will find these odds in the ‘Horses’ section of the Bovada.lv website by select ‘Australia A’ from the ‘All Tracks’ menu and scrolling to Race #7.
As you can see Deauville Legend is a significant favorite to win the race at odds of 5/2.
How To Bet On Melbourne Cup in the USA – Guide
Follow these three simple steps to get your bets placed on the Melbourne Cup if you live in the United States.
Step 1. Open a Bovada.lv Account
Bovada offers parimutuel betting on the Melbourne Cup in their Racebook. They have a very user friendly racebook that is easy to navigate and understand, while allowing you to bet on horse races from across the USA and the world.
After clicking on the above link, select ‘Join’ and fill out the form to open your account.
Step 2. Deposit
Bovada accepts Visa, MasterCard and bitcoin as deposits. The deposits are very fast and secure so you are able to bet with your money right away.
Bovada is currently offering new players a 50% matching bonus up to $250 on your first deposit. This money is instantly added to your account and ready to be wagered.
Step 3. Bet On The Melbourne Cup
You’re now ready to bet on the Melbourne Cup.
You can wager on the Melbourne Cup through the ‘Horses’ section of the site.
Select ‘Australia A’ from the ‘All Tracks’ drop down menu in the Racebook and scroll down to Race #7 for the Melbourne Cup.
There are a wide variety of bets you can make on the race in this section. As you can see from the screenshot (from this years race) you can place win/place/show bets, as well as many exotic wager options. **The below screenshot only includes the first 10 horses in the field.
The odds in this section will change leading up to race time, depending on the amount of money bet on each horse.
Check out our horse race betting section for more information on all of the various bets you can make on the race. We also have a dedicated Melbourne Cup betting information page where you can learn more about the basics of the race.
I think that’s it. Are you ready to bet? Click here to visit Bovada.lv.