Watch 2012 Melbourne Cup Live Streaming Online – 6 November, Flemington Racecourse


WEBWIRE – Monday, November 05, 2012

Melbourne Cup Live

Start Time: Tue 6 Nov 2012
First Race – 10:20am
Last Race – 5:15pm
Where: Flemington Racecourse

The 2012 Melbourne Cup (3,200m) will sport one of the strongest fields ever assembled in the race’s 152-year history.

The Offsiders panel, featuring the ABC’s Gerard Whateley and Barrie Cassidy, alongside Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter and bookmaker Alan Eskander, preview Tuesday’s race with only two Australian-bred horses among the 24 vying for glory in the race that stops a nation.

Whateley says he believes 2010 winner Americain will be right in the finish.

“He’s a bull of a horse who is still holding his form,” Whateley said of the pre-race favourite from France.

"The way he ran away from So You Think (in the 2010 Melbourne Cup)... we know historically how good that form is.

“I expect him to be in front of a third of the field and he’ll be something to hold out. These old horses who have proven themselves at the level will repeat and repeat and repeat at the level, at the two miles.”

Topweight and defending champion Dunaden will have to overcome a wide draw to win the $6.2 million Cup.

Dunaden drew barrier 16 after the 24-horse field for the Cup was settled on Saturday evening.

Americain is the favourite at $5.50 after drawing 12 for new jockey Damien Oliver, while the Luca Cumani-trained Mount Athos firmed in the betting after drawing well with barrier eight.

Below you can find the field for the 152nd running of the Melbourne Cup. Click on the horse’s name for its profile.

The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major Thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as “the race that stops a nation”, it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over. It is the richest “two-mile” handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races. Conducted by the Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, the event starts at 3pm (daylight saving time) the first Tuesday in November.

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