$501 in Bonus Bets
Get your first bet matched with up to $501 in bonuses*
$500 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonus bets*
Deposit $50, Bet with $200*
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in Free Bonus Bets!*
$600 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, deposit $400 & receive $600 in Free Bonus Bets!*
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
$500 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in bonuses*
$502 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $502 in bonuses*
Deposit $100, Bet with $350
Sign-up, deposit $100 & receive $250 in bonus bets. That's $350 to bet with!*
$400 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $400 in bonuses*
$250 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $250 in bonuses*
$250 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $250 in bonuses*
$200 in Bonus Bets
Get your first deposit matched with up to $200 in bonuses*
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Almandin win in the Bart Cummings has come at a cost

Kerrin McEvoy’s task aboard Almandin in the 2016 Melbourne Cup has been made easier after the stayer was penalised for his Bart Cummings win at Flemington.

Racing Victoria handicapper Greg Carpenter has given Almandin a kilogram for Sunday’s win, taking him to 51kg.

Real Love, winner of the JRA Cup at Moonee Valley on Friday night and Sir John Hawkwood who won the the Metropolitan Handicap at Randwick on Saturday, have also been re-handicapped for both the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Real Love was penalised half a kilo taking her to 52kg while Sir John Hawkwood will now carry 53kg in both races after being penalised 1.5kg.

“Sir John Hawkwood’s penalty of 1.5kg is the same as that which was handed to Junoob in 2014 before he finished seventh in that year’s Caulfield Cup behind Admire Rakti,” Carpenter said.

“Tawqeet is the last horse to complete the Metropolitan Handicap – Caulfield Cup double a decade ago. He was handed a one kilogram penalty in 2006, and as such, subsequently carried 53.5kg to victory at Caulfield.”

McEvoy was confirmed as Almandin’s rider on Monday with the Lloyd Williams-owned horse to go to the Melbourne Cup without another run.

His win in the Bart Cummngs earned him a ballot exemption in the Cup.

Almandin sits on the third line of Melbourne Cup betting at $13 behind Turnbull Stakes one-two Hartnell ($7) and Jameka ($9).

Carpenter did not re-handicap Hauraki in the Melbourne Cup following his Epsom Handicap victory at Randwick on Saturday.

 
Deposit $50, Bet with $200
Sign-up, deposit $50 & receive $150 in bonus bets. That's $200 to bet with!*
Racecourse: Flemington
* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article exclude NSW residents.
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Bonus Free Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with the best Free Bet offers available on every online bookmaker on the internet. We...

Punters Smash Japanese import

The Japanese should always be respected when they come down under and punters have launched into one at Caulfield in...

Damien Oliver

Star jockey cops lengthy ban

Champion jockey Damien Oliver will miss the first $1 million race of the new racing season after being handed a...

Would Winx win the Melbourne Cup?

We take a look at the stats, figures and history of the Melbourne Cup to see if Champion mare Winx...

Crazy bookmaker takes on Winx

One of Australia’s biggest bookmakers is set to take on the Mighty Mare Winx this Saturday in the Group 2...

 
 
 

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.