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Melbourne Cup Betting Specials - Special Markets for the 2021 Melbourne Cup

  • Melbourne Cup betting specials launched
  • Without Incentivise markets
  • Incentivise specials
  • Australian-trained or International trainer winner
  • Winning age, barrier and saddlecloth odds
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Bets.com.au Staff 01 Nov 2021
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Leading bookmakers are offering a host of special markets on the 2021 Melbourne Cup with odds available for a variety of unique bets on the race that stops a nation.

If you want to punt on more than just the winner of the Melbourne Cup, you can grab some value options among the specials.

From the first Australian-trained runners vs International-trained gallopers to the Top 5 and Top 10 finishes, the winning barrier, winning age or a host of specials on heavy favourite Incentivise.

You can also get odds on Chris Waller and Ciaron Maher's runners in the race that stops a nation.


The special Melbourne Cup markets include:

Favourite Out


Pays on highest placed horse (excluding Incentivise). Incentivise must start or all bets refunded. Dead Heat rules apply

Odds available at Neds and Ladbrokes

Spanish Mission $6.00
Twilight Payment $7.00
Verry Elleegant $8.00
Floating Artist $8.00
Grand Promenade $10.00
Tralee Rose $10.00
Delphi $12.00
Great House $13.00
Sir Lucan $16.00
The Chosen One $21.00
Persan $21.00
Pondus $21.00
Explosive Jack $26.00
Selino $41.00
Ocean Billy $51.00
Knights Order $67.00
Carif $67.00
She's Ideel $67.00
Master Of Wine $81.00
Johnny Get Angry $101
Miami Bound $101
Port Guillaume $101
Future Score $201

Twilight Payment vs Incentivise vs Spanish Mission


Odds available at Unibet

Incentivise - $1.38
Spanish Mission - $5.00
Twilight Payment - $6.00

Incentivise vs Spanish Mission vs Verry Elleegant


Odds available at Unibet

Incentivise - $1.38
Spanish Mission - $4.80
Verry Elleegant - $6.50

Verry Elleegant vs Tralee Rose


Odds available with BlueBet

Verry Elleegant - $1.70
Tralee Rose - $2.10

Delphi vs Persan


Odds available with BlueBet

Delphi - $1.70
Persan - $2.10

Incentivise Specials


Results as per Racing Australia. Incentivise must start or all bets refunded

Odds available at Neds and Ladbrokes

Incentivise Win & Any C. Maher Horse Top 4 (5, 12, 16 or 22) $3.50
Incentivise to win by 1.01+ lengths $4.00
Incentivise Win & Any C. Waller Horse Top 4 (4, 8, 9 or 23) $4.20
Incentivise Win & Any C. Maher Horse Top 3 (5, 12, 16 or 22) $5.50
Incentivise Win & Any C. Waller Horse Top 3 (4, 8, 9 or 23) $6.50
Incentivise to win by 2.01+ lengths $7.00
Incentivise to win by 3.01+ lengths $11.00
Incentivise Win & Any Gai W. Horse Top 4 (11 or 24) $12.00
Incentivise Win & Any Gai W. Horse Top 3 (11 or 24) $17.00
Incentivise to win by 4.01+ lengths $19.00
Incentivise to win by 5.01+ lengths $31.00
Incentivise to win by 6.01+ lengths $51.00

Incentivise vs Field


Odds available at Neds and Ladbrokes

The Field $1.45
Incentivise $2.80

Top 5


Odds available at Neds and Ladbrokes

Incentivise $1.15
Spanish Mission $1.80
Twilight Payment $2.10
Verry Elleegant $2.25
Floating Artist $2.50
Grand Promenade $2.90
Tralee Rose $2.90
Sir Lucan $3.20
Persan $3.80
Great House $3.80
Delphi $4.75
Pondus $4.75
Explosive Jack $5.50
The Chosen One $6.50
Selino $7.50
Johnny Get Angry $9.00
She's Ideel $13.00
Ocean Billy $17.00
Knights Order $17.00
Carif $17.00
Master Of Wine $17.00
Miami Bound $17.00
Port Guillaume $21.00
Future Score $21.00

Top 10


Odds available at PlayUp

Incentivise $1.05
Spanish Mission $1.25
Twilight Payment $1.30
Verry Elleegant $1.35
Floating Artist $1.35
Tralee Rose $1.45
Grand Promenade $1.50
Delphi $1.55
Great House $1.60
Sir Lucan $1.75
Persan $1.80
The Chosen One $2.00
Pondus $2.20
Explosive Jack $2.20
Selino $2.90
Ocean Billy $3.40
Knights Order $4.00
Carif $4.00
She's Ideel $4.00
Future Score $4.00
Master Of Wine $5.00
Port Guillaume $5.50
Johnny Get Angry $5.50
Miami Bound $7.00

Bundle Bets


Odds available at Unibet

Incentivise, Spanish Mission or Twilight Payment to Win The Cup - $1.70
Incentivise, Verry Elleegant or Tralee Rose to Win The Cup - $1.95
Incentivise, Sir Lucan or Grand Promenade to Win The Cup - $2.10
Incentivise, Grand Promenade or Great House to Win The Cup - $2.15

Odds available at bet365

Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Twilight Payment or Verry Elleegant to Win The Cup - $3.00
Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Twilight Payment or Tralee Rose to Win The Cup - $3.25
Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Twilight Payment or Floating Artist to Win The Cup - $3.25
Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Verry Elleegant or Tralee Rose to Win The Cup - $3.30
Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Verry Elleegant or Floating Artist to Win The Cup - $3.40
Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Twilight Payment or Grand Promenade to Win The Cup - $3.50
Incentivise, Spanish Mission, Floating Artist or Tralee Rose to Win The Cup - $3.50

Winning Age


Pays on age of winning horse, as per Racing Australia

Odds available at NedsLadbrokes and WinnersBet

5yo (2, 7, 12, 17, 18, 21, 23) - $1.90
6yo (3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 19, 22) - $2.60
7yo+ (1, 11, 14, 20) - $9.50
4yo (5, 10, 24) - $14.00

Inside vs Outside Barriers


Pays on winning barrier as per Racing Australia

Odds available at NedsLadbrokes and WinnersBet

Inside (Barriers 1-12) $2.40
Outside (Barriers 13-24) $1.60

Odds vs Evens


Pays on winning barrier as per Racing Australia

Odds available at Neds and Ladbrokes

Evens $1.85
Odds $1.95

Last Start Winner To Win


Odds available at WinnersBet

Last Start Winner to Win (2,16,21,23) - $1.70

Australian vs International Trainer


Odds available at NedsLadbrokes, Sportsbet and WinnersBet

Australian Trained $1.18
International Trained (1, 3 or 6) $4.80

Top Chris Waller Runner


Pays on highest placed horse as per Racing Australia. All horses must start or bets refunded. One must finish in Top 13 or all bets refunded

Odds available at NedsLadbrokes and WinnersBet

Verry Elleegant $1.55
Great House $3.10
Selino $13.00
Ocean Billy $16.00

Will a Chris Waller-trained Runner Win?


Odds available with Sportsbet under the Melbourne Cup Day Racing Hub.

Chris Waller Winner - $8.00

The Big Guns


Pays on the 1st past the post listed in the group. Dead Heat Rules Apply.All horses must start or bets refunded. Odds & market via BlueBet

Spanish Mission - $2.70
Verry Elleegant - $3.50
Twilight Payment - $3.50
Tralee Rose - $4.75.

The Contenders


Pays on the 1st past the post listed in the group. Dead Heat Rules Apply.All horses must start or bets refunded. Odds & market via BlueBet

Floating Artist - $2.80
Grand Promenade - $3.20
Great House - $3.75
Sir Lucan - $4.60

The Battlers


Pays on the 1st past the post listed in the group. Dead Heat Rules Apply.All horses must start or bets refunded. Odds & market via BlueBet

Dephi - $3.00
Persan - $3.00
Explosive Jack - $3.75
The Chosen One - $4.50

Top Ciaron Maher Runner


Pays on highest placed horse as per Racing Australia. All horses must start or all bets refunded. One must finish in Top 13 or all bets refunded

Odds available at NedsLadbrokes and WinnersBet

Floating Artist $2.40
Grand Promenade $3.00
Persan $4.80
Explosive Jack $7.00

Sydney Cup vs Brisbane Cup


Pays on highest placed horse as per Racing Australia. Both horses must start or all bets refunded. One must finish in Top 13 or all bets refunded

Odds available at NedsLadbrokes and WinnersBet

Selino $1.40
Knights Order $3.00

Roughies Cup


Pays on highest placed horse as per Racing Australia. All horses must start or all bets refunded. One must finish in Top 13 or all bets refunded

Odds available at Neds and Ladbrokes

Selino $5.00
She's Ideel $8.00
Ocean Billy $8.50
Knights Order $8.50
Carif $8.50
Port Guilliame $9.00
Future Score $9.00
Johnny Get Angry $10.00
Master Of Wine $10.00
Miami Bound $17.00

Melbourne Cup FAQs

What date is the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

The 2021 Melbourne Cup is scheduled to run on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Flemington.

What time is the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup always starts at 3.00pm.

How can I live stream the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Melbourne Cup and all other Australian horse races.

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