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Horse racing as a sport has been practiced for centuries, with the ancient chariot races of Rome to the contests of the Norsk god Odin, it is and has generally always been associated with gambling, Thoroughbred racing has long been associated with the sport of kings. The goal of Sport Bet is to provide the best odds on this ancient and renowned sport, whilst also keeping you up to date on the latest news so that maybe one day you can live like a king with that big win.
Known as “The Race that stops a nation” the Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major annual Thoroughbred Horse Race, which has been held annually since 1861. Over a distance of 3,200 metres it is the richest and most prestigious “two-mile” handicap in the world and one of the richest turf races in the world. The race is held at 3pm on the first Tuesday of November by Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Race Course in Melbourne. This year Sport Bet Australia brings you all the latest coverage of the Melbourne Cup with our up to date odds and news. As the cup is now only 3 days away the Final Field is about to be released, we have the current standings in the field with each horses odds, but be sure to watch the page on the 1st of November for the final release.
The Caulfield Cup is on the richest Thoroughbred horse races and the richest of its type in the world (2,400 metre or metric mile-and-a-half handicap) is held annually by the Melbourne Racing Club. For more information on the Caulfield Cup and this years winner head to our Caulfield Cup page.
The Cox Plate is a group 1 Thoroughbred horse race held each year in late October by the Moonee Valley Racing Club, as tribute to the club founder W.S. Cox. The race for three year olds and over, is considered to be the weight for age championship of Australiasia. For more information on the Cox Plate and this years winner, be sure to look at our Cox Plate page.
The Thousand Guineas is a group 1 Australian thoroughbred race for 3 year old fillies, run over a distance of 1600 metres with set weights at the Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne during October. To keep up to date on the Thousand Guineas stay with Sport Bet Australia.
The Crown Oaks, are held on the third day of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival at Flemington Racecourse. It is held on the Thursday directly after the Melbourne Cup Day, first run in 1861 the race is over 2500m for 3 year old Fillies. The day is well popularly known as Ladies Day however also being colloquially known as Blokes Day as well. For more information on the Crow Oaks Sport Bet Australia will keep you updated on our Crown Oaks Page.
The Epsom Handicap is a Group 1 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held over 1600 metres (one mile) at Randwick Racecourse. It is one of the major races of the Sydney Spring Carnival. For more information on the 2009 Epsom Handicap make sure you follow Sport Bet Australia.
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