A punter has placed the single biggest bet on the 2019 Melbourne Cup with a whopping $30,000 bet taken on the race.
The punter with TAB Touch has placed a $30,000 BET on current race favourite Finche to win the Melbourne Cup at odds of $8.50.
The punter stands to collect $255,000 if Finche takes on the race which is set to run at 3PM AEDT.
Finche has been heavily supported since the Call Of The Card at Crown Casino on Monday where the big bettors lined up to back the imported horse who is now trained by Chris Waller.
Other notable bets taken in the last hour: