Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!
Massive Odds on All Races!
Sign-up and start betting with PlayUp in 2 minutes!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

The 2021 Melbourne Cup is the feature race held at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon. The Handicap race is run over 3200m and is worth $8,000,000 in prize money.

Find out all the information on the Melbourne Cup below including how you can live stream the Melbourne Cup, the full field and barriers and how to get the best odds on the race.

What time is the Melbourne Cup?

The 2021 Melbourne Cup will be run at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, 2nd November.

In in Victoria, NSW, Tasmania and ACT the Melbourne Cup will be run at 3pm (AEDT).

In Queensland the Melbourne Cup will be run at 2pm (AEST).

In Western Australia the Melbourne Cup will be run at 12pm

In the Northern Territory the Melbourne Cup will be run at 1.30pm.

In South Australia the Melbourne Cup will be run at 2.30pm.

How to watch the 2021 Melbourne Cup

Wondering how to watch the Melbourne Cup? See our broadcast guide for the race below.

Melbourne Cup TV Coverage

The 2021 Melbourne Cup will be broadcast across a number of different television networks and is available for both free-to-air viewers and pay tv (Foxtel) subscribers.

Channel Ten and have the rights to broadcast the 2021 Melbourne Cup. Sky Racing will show the Melbourne Cup but on a slight delay.

Kayo users can watch the race by streaming through the Kayo app.

How to Live Stream the Melbourne Cup

If you can’t view the Melbourne Cup on TV then there are a number of ways to live stream the race HERE.

10Play and will both stream the Melbourne Cup live and free for Australian residents.

Sportsbet and TAB both have the rights to stream Sky Racing 1 and 2, meaning you’re able to watch the race via their website or mobile site/apps with a slight delay.

How to live stream the Melbourne Cup 2021: Race Time, Live Stream, How to Watch, Prize Money, Odds

Have you backed our Best Bet and want to know how you can watch the Melbourne Cup 2021: Race Time, Live Stream, How to Watch, Prize Money, Odds?

The Melbourne Cup 2021: Race Time, Live Stream, How to Watch, Prize Money, Odds is scheduled to be run on so sign up to any of the compatible online bookmakers below and stream the race for free!

View the table below to work out which online bookmaker will live stream the Melbourne Cup 2021: Race Time, Live Stream, How to Watch, Prize Money, Odds.

Bonus BetYesYesYes Yes Yes Yes YesLive Steam!
$500* Bonus BetYesYesYes Yes Yes Yes YesLive Steam!

Melbourne Cup 2021 Field and Barriers

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.

No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Odds
1 TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) Joseph O’Brien Jye McNeil 2 58kg $13.00
2 INCENTIVISE Peter G Moody Brett Prebble 16 57kg $2.90
3 SPANISH MISSION (USA) Andrew Balding Craig Williams 14 57kg $9.50
4 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) Chris Waller James McDonald 19 57kg $18.00
5 EXPLOSIVE JACK (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 4 54kg $41.00
6 THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Damian Lane 5 54kg $35.00
7 DELPHI (IRE) Anthony & Sam Freedman Damien Oliver 3 53.5kg $17.00
8 OCEAN BILLY (NZ) Chris Waller Damien Thornton 13 53.5kg $41.00
9 SELINO (GB) Chris Waller Ron Stewart 24 53.5kg $81.00
10 JOHNNY GET ANGRY (NZ) Denis Pagan Lachlan King (a) 22 53kg $67.00
11 KNIGHTS ORDER (IRE) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Daniel Stackhouse 9 53kg $71.00
12 PERSAN Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Luke Currie 11 53kg $31.00
13 CARIF Peter & Paul Snowden Blaike McDougall 8 52.5kg $101.00
14 MASTER OF WINE (GER) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Fred Kersley 6 52.5kg $81.00
15 PONDUS (GB) Robert Hickmott Ms Rachel King 1 52.5kg $20.00
16 GRAND PROMENADE (GB) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Kerrin McEvoy 21 52kg $15.00
17 MIAMI BOUND (NZ) Danny O’Brien Patrick Moloney 17 52kg $126.00
18 PORT GUILLAUME (FR) Ben & JD Hayes Harry Coffey 23 52kg $151.00
19 SHE’S IDEEL Bjorn Baker Craig Newitt 20 52kg $126.00
20 FUTURE SCORE (IRE) Matt Cumani Dean Yendall 15 51.5kg $151.00
21 TRALEE ROSE (NZ) Symon Wilde Dean Holland 12 51kg $17.00
22 FLOATING ARTIST (GB) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Teodore Nugent (a) 10 50kg $12.00
23 GREAT HOUSE (IRE) Chris Waller Michael Dee 7 50kg $26.00
24 SIR LUCAN (IRE) Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Glen Boss 18 50kg $23.00

Melbourne Cup Odds

Peter Moody-trained Incentivise is the overwhelming favourite for the Melbourne Cup with online bookmaker Sportsbet currently offering $2.90 for him to win. Spanish Mission is on the second line of betting at $9.00.

It’s important to take a number of factors into account before betting on the 2021 Melbourne Cup. Guarantee yourself the best odds by betting with the Best of 3 totes market with Sportsbet.

Fixed odds betting has it’s advantages, especially if you believe you’re getting a good price. The best alternative to fixed odds betting is finding a bookmaker that offers the best of 3 totes or the starting price.

Bookmakers such as Sportsbet, Ladbrokes, Palmerbet and Neds all offer this option when betting on horse racing. Betting on the Top Tote guarantees you will get a fair price on your runner.

Market 💰: View the odds for the Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Prize Money

The 2021 Melbourne Cup is worth $7,750,000 in Prize Money. The winner of the race will take home $4,400,000 while the top 12 horses will all receive a share in winnings.

  • 1st $4,400,000
  • 2nd $1,100,000
  • 3rd $550,000
  • 4th $350,000
  • 5th $230,000
  • 6th $160,000
  • 7th $160,000
  • 8th $160,000
  • 9th $160,000
  • 10th $160,000
  • 11th $160,000
  • 12th $160,000

Melbourne Cup day Races

The first race on Melbourne Cup Day is at 10.45am (AEDT) and the last race is at 5.15pm (AEDT).

Race 1: 10.45am (AEDT) – 1000m Darley Maribyrnong Stakes

Race 2: 11.20am (AEDT) – 2800m The Macca’s Run

Race 3: 12pm (AEDT) – 1400m Subzero Handicap

Race 4: 12.40pm (AEDT) – 1800m Furphy Plate

Race 5: 1.20pm (AEDT) – 1400m Grinders Coffee Roasters Trophy

Race 6: 1.55pm (AEDT) – 1000m Schweppervescence Plate

Race 7: 3pm (AEDT) – 3200m Lexus Melbourne Cup

Race 8: 4pm (AEDT) – 1400m Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes

Race 9: 4.40pm (AEDT) – 1800m TAB Trophy

Race 10: 5.15pm (AEDT) – 1200m MSS Security Sprint

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free Racing Bonus Bets and Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Popular young jockey drowns in Queensland

Popular young jockey Chris Caserta is feared to have drowned after a late night swim at a Surfers Paradise beach...

Black Caviar gives birth to a filly

Champion mare Black Caviar has foaled down a filly by champion sire Written Tycoon. One of Black Caviar’s part-owners Pam...

Champion jockey Glen Boss announces retirement

Champion jockey Glen Boss will have his last ride this weekend at Caulfield as he calls an end to an...

Villiers Stakes

The is a race held at in New South Wales each year. The () boasts a total prize pool of...

The Gateway

The Gateway is a race held at in Queensland each year. () boasts a total prize pool of and is...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...


Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.
18+ Don't let the game play you. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Think! About your choices. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit or