"The race that stops a nation"
That description perfectly sums up the Emirates Melbourne Cup. It is the pinnacle of Australian racing, the pinnacle of Australian sport and is undoubtedly the best handicap staying race in the world.
Come 3pm on November 5, 24 outstanding stayers from all corners of the globe will battle it out for $6.2 Million prizemoney and the 18ct gold Melbourne Cup, worth $175,000, as well as etching their name into Australian folklore, alongside the likes of Pharlap and Makybe Diva.
Be sure to check out vic-tab.com.au as the big race nears, where we have all bases covered for the first Tuesday in November, including Melbourne Cup Tips and Melbourne Cup Odds!
Complete 2013 Results with Full Dividends and Finishing Order
Best Odds, Free Bets and Promo Codes
Form Guide ratings and best Field Picks
A Preview of Melbourne Cup Trainers and Their Record
A Preview of Melbourne Cup Jockeys and Their Record
Field and Barrier Draw
Melbourne Cup 2013 Race Time With Start Times for Key Locations Across the World
Melbourne Cup Facts and Figures
Available Bet Types for the Melbourne Cup
Race Card and Times
Television and Radio Coverage Guide
Information Regarding Betting with the TAB
2013 sees the 153rd running of the Melbourne Cup. Learn about its unique history.