Category: 2018 Melbourne Cup

A mug punter’s guide to the Melbourne Cup

If you want to base your selection on the cold hard statistics of previous Melbourne Cup winners, here’s a guide. The age of your horse Four and five-year-old horses have won the Melbourne Cup more than any other age (44 times each). There are five four-year-old horses in the 2018 race and seven five-year-olds. Handicap […]

Full Melbourne Cup barrier draw results; Yucatan draws 23

2018 Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan has been dealt a blow ahead of the big race on Tuesday, ending up in barrier number 23 following the barrier draw event at Flemington Racecourse. The most coveted barrier of all – number five – was actually the first to be picked after Red Cardinal (horse no. 14, Darren […]

When is the Melbourne Cup barrier draw? Barrier draw start time, live stream, key information

The all-important barrier draw – where starting positions for the horses competing at the 2018 Melbourne Cup – is set to take place at 6:30pm (AEDT) on Saturday, November 3. This is The Roar’s ultimate guide to the barrier draw, including how to live stream the event, or watch it on TV. The Melbourne Cup […]