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Anthony Van Dyck has been the best backed horse in the Melbourne Cup

We take a look at the 2020 Melbourne Cup and list the Big Bets, Market Movers, Biggest potential collects and Best Backed runners to win one of the feature races at Flemington with leading online bookmaker the TAB.

Cup 💰: View the Field and Odds for the Melbourne Cup

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Melbourne Cup (Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday)

$8           Anthony Van Dyck                           opened $8

$8.50     Tiger Moth                                          opened $8

$9           Sir Dragonet                                       opened $8

                Surprise Baby                                     opened $9

$10         Prince Of Arran                                 opened $10

$11         Verry Elleegant                                 opened $13

$13         Russian Camelot                               opened $13; as much as $14

$16         Finche                                                   opened $15

$23         Ashrun                                                 opened $15

$26         Master Of Reality                             opened $26

$31         Twilight Payment                             opened $34

                Persan                                                  opened $51

$34         Steel Prince                                        opened $51; as short as $31

$41         Avilius                                                   opened $34

                Vow And Declare                              opened $34

                The Chosen One                               opened $51

                Warning                                               opened $34

Miami Bound                                     opened $34

$51         Stratum Albion                                  opened $34

                King Of Leogrance                           opened $34

$71         Oceanex                                              opened $67

$81         Mustajeer                                           opened $51

                Dashing Willoughby                        opened $151

$101       Etah James                                         opened $151

Best backed for the win since ‘Final Field’ (single bets only)

  1. Anthony Van Dyck ($8)                  14%
  2. Surprise Baby ($9)                           10%
  3. Verry Elleegant ($11)                      9%
  4. Sir Dragonet ($9)                           9%
  5. Tiger Moth ($8.50)                        9%

Best backed for the place since ‘Final Field’ (single bets only)

  1. Verry Elleegant ($3.50)                   10%
  2. Prince Of Arran ($3.25)                  9%
  3. Surprise Baby ($3)                           8%
  4. Finche ($4.75)                        7%
  5. Sir Dragonet ($3)                           7%


$5000 each-way @ $8/$2.75 on Sir Dragonet

$4000 each-way @ $15/$4.50 on Finche

$4000 @ $13 on Russian Camelot

$2000 the win / $1000 the place @ $10/$3.25 on Prince Of Arran

$2000 @ $8.50 on Tiger Moth

$1500 @ $9 on Surprise Baby

$1500 @ $8 on Anthony Van Dyck

$1000 @ $101 on Etah James

$1000 @ $51 on King Of Leogrance

$1000 @ $34 on Twilight Payment

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