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Can Surprise Baby take out the 2020 Melbourne Cup? (Getty)
 

    Melbourne Cup tips

  • Melbourne Cup Tips: 2020 Best Bet - Surprise Baby 
  • Melbourne Cup Tips: 2020 Next Best Bet - Tiger Moth
  • Melbourne Cup Tips: 2020 Roughie - Stratum Albion
  • 2020 Melbourne Cup Odds
  • Melbourne Cup 2020 Latest Odds
  • 2020 Melbourne Cup Tips
  • Melbourne Cup Tips FAQ
Today's Melbourne Cup is one of Australia's most famous events Vow And Declare was a popular winner of the 2019 Melbourne Cup and returned the breeding and training bragging rights to the locals being an Australian-trained winner.

Melbourne Cup Tips: 2020 Best Bet - Surprise Baby 


A $5,500 purchase for Horsham trainer Paul Preusker, the rising five-year-old gelding was extremely unlucky in last years race, producing arguably the run of the day when finishing fifth, beaten less than a length.

A lightly raced stayer who enjoys space between his runs, he burst onto the scene recording a dominant victory in the 2019 Adelaide Cup in just his sixth start, stepping up from 2000m to 3200m in the process.

This campaign has been another light one for him, kicking off in the Feehan Stakes over the mile where he was the second place getter, before having a very unlucky passage in the Turnbull Stakes over 2000m as his next start.

Preusker has been very boyant about how the horse is progressing back at home, saying that this is the horse that can go that extra length needed to win the Melbourne Cup.

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Melbourne Cup Tips: 2020 Next Best Bet - Tiger Moth


He was the second place getter in the Irish Derby behind Santiago who would have been a massive chance in this race had he been fit. 

He was simply too strong last start at Group Three level, although against moderate opposition, he still looked as if he would lap up the 3200m trip of the Cup.

He has the profile to win, being a Northen Hemisphere 3YO, a formula that has seen the likes of Rekindling and Cross Counter win in previous years.

He is the better chance of the O'Brien runners, so we are happy to be in his corner as well on Tuesday.

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Melbourne Cup Tips: 2020 Roughie - Stratum Albion


This boy has the profile of previous Melbourne Cup runner Max Dynamite.

Max Dynamite was a hurdler, winning at Galway before winning the Lonsdale Cup, where he then came out to run third in the Melbourne Cup, trained by Willie Mullins.

This horse was okay in a hurdle race at Galway, before tackling the Lonsdale Cup, running second to Enbihaar who is a very good horse over in Europe.

Although I am not expecting him to win, he is the type of horse who could add great value to the exotics if he were to run in the top four.
Stratum Albion - $26Melbourne Cup 2020 RoughieBET HERE
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2020 Melbourne Cup Odds

If you are looking for Melbourne Cup tips, the latest betting markets can help us. Tiger Moth sits at the top of the market  at $6.00 as trainer Aidan O'Brien bids to finally land victory

A lightly-raced son of Galileo who's had just the four career starts to date, Tiger Moth is set to be ridden by three-time Melbourne Cup winning hoop Kerrin McEvoy and will carry 52.5kg following a last start win in the Group Three Kilternan Stakes in Ireland.

Sir Dragonet has plummeted in the betting following his Cox Plate victory on October 24 and is the only other runner in single figures ($8.00). All three career wins of this five-year-old have come on soft going.

The 2020 Caulfield Cup winner Verry Elleegant and runner-up Anthony Van Dyck share the fourth line of betting at $11.

Melbourne Cup 2020 Latest Odds

NoHorse
Trainer
Jockey
Barrier
Odds
1Anthony Van DyckA. O'BrienH. Bowman3$7.50
2AviliusJ. CummingsJ. Allen10$51
3Vow And DeclareD. O'BrienJ. Mott4$41
4Master Of RealityJ. O'BrienB. Melham11$26
5Sir DragonetC. Maher & D. EustaceG. Boss14$9
6Twilight PaymentJ. O'BrienJ. McNeil12$51
7Verry ElleegantC. WallerM. Zahra15$13
8MustajeerK. LeesM. Rodd2$67
9Stratum AlbionW. MullinsJ. Childs9$26
10Dashing WilloughbyA. BaldingM. Walker19$101
11FincheC. WallerJ. McDonald6$17
12Prince Of ArranC. FellowsJ. Kah1$9.50
13Surprise BabyP. PreuskerC. Williams7$8.50
14King Of LeogranceD. O'BrienD. Lane18$81
15Russian CamelotD. O'BrienD. Oliver16$13
16Steel PrinceA & S. FreedmanW. Pike21$41
17The Chosen OneM. Baker & A. ForesmanD. Stackhouse5$41
18AshrunA. WohlerD. Bates24$19
19WarningA & S. FreedmanL. Currie8$31
20Etah JamesC. Maher & D. EustaceB. Egan22$151
21Tiger MothA. O'BrienK. McEvoy23$8.50
22OceanexM. Price & M. Kent JnrD. Yendall17$81
23Miami BoundD. O'BrienD. Moor13$26
24PersanC. Maher & D. EustaceM. Dee20$41
Odds are provided by Sportsbet

2020 Melbourne Cup Tips

Melbourne Cup Tips FAQ

What horse is tipped to win the 2020 Melbourne Cup

Expert racing tipsters are backing Surprise Baby to win the 2020 Melbourne Cup

Who owns Surprise Baby?

Horsham trainer Paul Preusker bought Surprise Baby for $5,500. The rising five-year-old gelding was extremely unlucky in last years race, producing arguably the run of the day when finishing fifth, beaten less than a length.

What are the best tips for the Melbourne Cup?

Surprise Baby or Tiger Moth to win and Stratum Albion as a roughie.

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Verdict

Having already backed Surprise Baby in the futures market, we will be backing our next best bet Tiger Moth as well.

We need to have a saver on Stratum Albion at rough odds as well.

Best Bet: Surprise Baby To Win @900 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Next Best Bet: Tiger Moth To Win @750 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Roughie: Stratum Albion To Win @2500 at Borgata Sports - 2 Units

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