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Australians flock to TAB to celebrate the Lexus Melbourne Cup

Australians flock to TAB to celebrate the Lexus Melbourne Cup

2 November 2021

Today’s wagering on the Lexus Melbourne Cup showed once again why TAB is synonymous when it comes to the race that stops the nation.

Australians placed more than 10 million bets with TAB on the Melbourne Cup meeting.

“The 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup has once again stopped the nation. This year more than ever, Australia revelled in the opportunity to come together to enjoy the day with friends, family and colleagues. It was a particularly special day for the newly re-opened Victoria” Tabcorp MD Wagering & Media Adam Rytenskild said.

“TAB is delighted to again celebrate Cup Day with millions of Australians and we are particularly thrilled that Australia could do that us at their local pub, club, TAB and racetrack; as well as on their TAB App.”

“Passionate TAB customers have long helped fund racing. On their behalf I congratulate the VRC on a fantastic Melbourne Cup and race clubs around the nation for another great season of spring racing.”

In Cup news:

  • Verry Elleegant was responsible for 7 percent of the total investment on the Melbourne Cup
  • Bets on Incentivise accounted for nearly a quarter of the Cup market
  • Ocean Billy was carrying the hopes of one punter who had the Kiwi to win nearly $1million
  • Verry Elleegant has opened $13 favourite to win the 2022 Melbourne Cup

BIGGEST BET ON THE WINNER

$5,000 @ $16
$5,000 e/w (tote bet)

OTHER BETS – VERRY ELLEGANT

$1,000 e/w @ $17/$5
$1,000 @ $17
$2,000 e/w @ $16/$4.80 TWICE

BETS – INCENTIVISE

$17,500 @ $2.90
$10,000 @ $2.90
$9,000 @ $2.90
$65,000 @ $2.80
$20,000 @ $2.80
$10,000 @ $2.80
$15,000 @ $2.45
$40,000 e/w (tote bet)
$20,000 e/w (tote bet)

OTHER BETS – SELECTED RUNNERS

$14,500 @ $34 on Ocean Billy
$10,000 e/w on Delphi (tote bet)
$10,000 @ $4.40 PLACE on Grand Promenade
$7,000 @ $34 on Ocean Billly

MELBOURNE CUP 2022 – TAB Odds

$13 Verry Elleegant
$15 Incentivise
$18 Profondo, Spanish Mission
$26 Floating Artist, Hitotsu
$51 Alegron, Delphi, Forgot You, Grand Promenade, Great House, Heart Of Pussiance, Realm Of Flowers, Sir Lucan, The Chosen One, Tralee Rose, Twilight Payment, Warning
$101+ Others

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