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2021 Melbourne Cup Odds - Incentivise the clear favourite after Caulfield Cup success

  • Latest odds and betting for the 2021 Melbourne Cup
  • "The race that stops a nation" will be run at Flemington on Tuesday 2nd November
  • Caulfield Cup winner Incentivise is the 2/1 favourite
  • Spanish Mission, Realm Of Flowers and Twilight Payment also feature in the betting
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Brett Prebble riding Incentivise winning Race 9, the Carlton Draught Caulfield Cup. (Getty)
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Jon Vine 25 Oct 2021
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One of the world's most famous flat racers takes place at Flemington racecourse on October 2nd, as a capacity field of talented stayers takes part in the Melbourne Cup. "The race that stops the nation" is now less than two weeks away and the betting market is really starting to take shape.

Let's take a look through the odds for this year's Melbourne Cup  and highlight the notable entries.

2021 Melbourne Cup Odds


Name
Odds
Incentivise2/1
Spanish Mission6/1
Realm Of Flowers12/1
Tralee Rose12/1
Twilight Payment14/1
Away He Goes14/1
Bar20/1

*Odds taken on 20/10/21*

2021 Melbourne Cup Entries


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Dominating the market we find Incentivise, who's Melbourne Cup odds were slashed following an impressive victory in the Caulfield Cup. Peter Moody's star has a workable weight of 55.5kg to carry, and will try to become just the second favourite since the great Makybe Diva to land the Melbourne Cup.

British raider, Spanish Mission currently sits second in the betting. Andrew Balding's star stayer will have 57kg to shoulder at Flemington, with reigning and defending champion, Twilight Payment set to carry a top weight of 58kg.

Automatic qualifier, Realm Of Flowers can be found at 12/1 in the Melbourne Cup betting. Goodwood Cup runner-up, Away He Goes and George Main Stakes winner, Verry Elleegant also sit prominently in the Melbourne Cup betting.

Other possible runners to note include Caulfield Cup runner-up Young Werther, former Aidan O'Brien inmate Delphi, and Symon Wilde's Tralee Rose, whose been really well backed since winning the Geelong Cup earlier today.
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