Sports Betting

Spring Carnival

The spring carnival is the highlight of the Australian racing calendar where Australia's finest thoroughbreds race in the richest and most time honoured races on the calendar. At Flemington Sportsbet, you won't miss out on any of the action with all the spring carnival races covered. You won't miss a second of the spring carnival with Flemington Sportsbet who will have all the odds for all the big races.

Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is the premier race of the Melbourne Race Club and is the richest 2400 metre handicap event in the world. It is regarded as one of the big three races of the spring carnival and is the primary lead-up race to the Melbourne Cup. It is staged in mid-October at the Caulfield racetrack in Melbourne and is open to horses three-years-old and up. The Caulfield Cup is the first leg of the Cups Double with the Melbourne Cup the second.

The Caulfield Cup-Melbourne Cup double is a national tradition in Australia with many punters having selecting a horse to win each race and multiplying their Caulfield Cup odds by their Melbourne Cup odds to get a doubles price.

The last galloper to complete the Caulfield Cup-Melbourne Cup double was Ethereal in 2001. Her Caulfield Cup odds were longer than her Melbourne Cup odds as Caulfield Cup winners tend to start at the top of Melbourne Cup betting on the first Tuesday in November.

Flemington Sportsbet will be open for all your Caulfield Cup betting needs. Flemington Sportsbet will have all the Caulfield Cup odds and Caulfield Cup betting options required each and every spring. Flemington Sportsbet will not miss a moment of Caulfield Cup betting allowing all punters to get all their Caulfield Cup odds at .

The winner of the 2008 Caulfield Cup, Godolphin galloper All The Good, started at Caulfield Cup odds of $51.00. All The Good was unwanted in Caulfield Cup betting and upset race favourite and local boom horse Weekend Hussler. Weekend Hussler was second favourite in Caulfield Cup betting at Caulfield Cup odds of $6.00. Weekend Hussler was second favourite in 2008 Caulfield Cup betting behind Littorio, who jumped at Caulfield Cup odds of $4.60.

2008 Melbourne Cup winner Viewed was victorious in the 2009 Caulfield Cup, becoming the first Melbourne Cup winner to win the Caulfield Cup a year after winning on the first Tuesday in November since Rising Fast in 1955. The topweight, $21.0 was bet about Viewed only weeks out from the Caulfield Cup and jumped $13.0 but ran away for a 2 ¼ length victory over stablemate Roman Emperor and the gallant Vigor. Viewed, sadly, died early in 2010 only months after his Caulfield Cup victory, suffering from complications from a twisted bowel.

The 2010 Caulfield Cup was won by the Gai Waterhouse trained Descarado, her first winner in one of Australia’s most prestigious races. On a heavy track, Descarado showed superior ability in the wet to hold off Harris Tweed and Monaco Consul with 2009 Melbourne Cup winner Shocking turning in a massive run to get into fourth after being last on the turn. Descarado started at $17.0 with both Harris Tweed and Monaco Consul also going off at double figures.

The Caulfield Cup victory of Northerly in 2002 is regarded as one of the most popular in the race's long and storied history. Northerly was sent out at the top of Caulfield Cup betting and led all the way, courageously holding off the fast finishing Fields of Omagh, the second elect in Caulfield Cup betting.

Master O'Reilly jumped at the top of Caulfield Cup betting when winning in 2007. Tawqeet was big Caulfield Cup odds when he won in 2006, starting at $19.00. In 2005 Railings won the Caulfield Cup at Caulfield Cup odds of $8.50.

In 2007, the shortest priced horse in 41 years of Caulfield Cup betting, Maldivian, was scratched at the barrier. Maldivian got stuck under the barrier stalls, also frightening Eskimo Queen, second favourite in Caulfield Cup betting.

Those wanting to bet on the Caulfield Cup need go no further than Flemington Sportsbet. We cater for all your Caulfield Cup betting needs. Log onto or call 1800 FSB FSB for all the latest Caulfield Cup odds and all the latest in Caulfield Cup betting news.

Recent Caulfield Cup Winners
Year Winner Trainer Jockey
2010 Descerado Gai Waterhouse Chris Munce
2009 Viewed Bart Cummings Brad Rawiller
2008 All The Good Saeed Bin Suroor Kerrin McEvoy
2007 Master O'Reilly Danny O'Brien Vlad Duric
2006 Tawqeet David Hayes Dwayne Dunn
2005 Railings John Hawkes Greg Childs
2004 Elvstroem Tony Vasil Nash Rawiller
2003 Mummify Lee Freedman Danny Nikolic
2002 Northerly Fred Kersley Greg Childs
2001 Ethereal Sheila Laxon Scott Seamer
2000 Diatribe George Hanlon Jim Cassidy
Cox Plate

The Cox Plate is regarded as the Weight-for-Age Championship of Australia and is considered Australia's greatest weight-for-age race. The race is staged at Moonee Valley over 2040 metres in late October and is one of the jewels of the spring carnival. Horses three-years-old and up are eligible with traditionally only group one winners being invited to compete. The race is worth $3 million and is part of the Emirates World Series Racing Championship.

Traditionally the best horses in Australia compete in the Cox Plate and it is viewed by purists as Australia's top race. Most of Australia's greatest gallopers have won the Cox Plate.

Flemington Sportsbet will be open for all your Cox Plate betting needs. Flemington Sportsbet will have all the Cox Plate odds and Cox Plate betting options required each and every spring. Flemington Sportsbet will not miss a moment of Cox Plate betting allowing all punters to get all their Cox Plate odds a .

Over the last decade three gallopers at the top of Cox Plate betting have gone on to win the race. Sunline (2000), Northerly (2002) and Makybe Diva (2005) were all the shortest Cox Plate odds when they won Australia's Weight-for-Age Championship.

Four Cox Plate winners have saluted at Cox Plate odds of $10.00 or better since 2000 with Fields of Omagh in 2006 at $19.00 the biggest price in Cox Plate betting over the last decade. Fields of Omagh also won at double figure Cox Plate odds in 2003 when he saluted at $17.00. Other winners of the Cox Plate at double figure Cox Plate odds in the last decade have been Maldivian in 2008 at Cox Plate odds of $11.00 and Savabeel in 2004 who was $16.00 in Cox Plate betting.

Those wanting to bet on the Cox Plate need go no further than Flemington Sportsbet. We cater for all your Cox Plate betting needs. Log onto or call 1800 FSB FSB for all the latest Cox Plate odds and all the latest in Cox Plate betting news.

Recent Cox Plate Winners
Year Winner Trainer Jockey Odds
2010 So You Think Bart Cummings Steven Arnold $1.50
2009 So You Think Bart Cummings Steven Arnold $12.00
2008 Maldivian Mark Kavanagh Michael Rodd $11.00
2007 El Segundo Colin Little Luke Nolan $7.00
2006 Fields of Omagh David Hayes Craig Williams $19.00
2005 Makybe Diva Lee Freedman Glen Boss $2.00
2004 Savabeel Graeme Rogerson Chris Munce $16.00
2003 Fields of Omagh Tony McEvoy Steven King $17.00
2002 Northerly Fred Kersley Patrick Payne $4.00
2001 Northerly Fred Kersley Damien Oliver $5.00
2000 Sunline Trevor McKee Greg Childs $2.35
Derby Day

Derby day is Australia's richest race day and is headlined by the Victoria Derby, a 2500 metre classic for three-year-olds. Derby Day is held on the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup and is staged at Flemington. It is the first day of the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival. Derby Day has five group one races on the card including the VRC Derby, the Mackinnon Stakes, the Myer Classic, the VRC Sires Produce and the Salinger Stakes. Every race on the card is rated a group three or better and it is traditionally the most attended race day anywhere in Australia. In 2006, 130,000 people attended Flemington on Derby Day.

Flemington Sportsbet will be open for all your Derby Day betting needs. Flemington Sportsbet will have all the Derby Day odds and Derby Day betting options required each and every spring. Flemington Sportsbet will not miss a moment of Derby Day betting allowing all punters to get all their Derby Day odds at .

Derby Day betting is traditionally extremely popular due to the incredible quality of racing. It is generally regarded as the best day of racing in Australia.

Efficient, who was the shortest priced favourite in Derby Day betting of 2006, went on to win the Melbourne Cup in 2007.

Those wanting to bet on all the Derby Day action need go no further than Flemington Sportsbet. We cater for all your Derby Day betting needs. Log onto or call 1800 FSB FSB for all the latest Derby Day odds and all the latest in Derby Day betting news.

Recent Victoria Derby Winners
Year Winner Trainer Jockey
2010 Lion Tamer Murray and Bjorn Baker Hugh Bowman
2009 Monaco Consul Mike Moroney Corey Brown
2008 Rebel Raider Leon Macdonald Claire Lindop
2007 Kibbutz David Hayes Craig Williams
2006 Efficient Graeme Rogerson Michael Rodd
2005 Benicio Lee Freedman Noel Callow
2004 Plastered Lindsay Smith Paul Harvey
2003 Elvstroem Tony Vasil Damien Oliver
2002 Helenus Leon Corstens Steven King
2001 Amalfi Peter Moody Damien Oliver
2000 Hit The Roof David Hall Glen Boss
Golden Slipper

The Golden Slipper Stakes is the world's richest race for two year olds and is staged at Rosehill over 1200 metres in March/April of every year. The Golden Slipper is worth $3.5 million and is regarded as one of the most important races in Australia by the breeding industry.

Flemington Sportsbet will be open for all your Golden Slipper betting needs every autumn with Golden Slipper odds available both pre-post and on raceday. Golden Slipper betting is one of the highest betting races every year and is regarded as the biggest race in Sydney. Many punters try to get in early and snap up the big Golden Slipper odds about some roughies and winners of early season juvenile races while others often wait until the traditional lead-up races before engaging in their Golden Slipper betting.

Phelan Ready was big Golden Slipper odds when saluting in 2009 for trainer Bruce McLachlan. Phelan Ready was $26.0 in Golden Slipper betting before upsetting his more fancied rivals in one of the great Slipper boilovers. Stratum and Calaway Gal are other juveniles to win at double figure Golden Slipper odds over the last decade.

In 2007 Sebring started at the top of Golden Slipper betting and didn't let down supporters who took the short Golden Slipper odds about the Gai Waterhouse juvenile.

Those wanting to bet on the Golden Slipper need go no further than Flemington Sportsbet. We cater for all your Golden Slipper betting needs. Log onto or call 1800 FSB FSB for all the latest Golden Slipper odds and all the latest in Golden Slipper betting.

Recent Golden Slipper Winners
Year Winner Trainer Jockey
2010 Crystal Lily Matthew Ellertonn Brett Prebble
2009 Phelan Ready Bruce McLachlan Brad Rawiller
2008 Sebring Gai Waterhouse Glen Boss
2007 Forensics John Hawkes Damien Oliver
2006 Miss Finland David Hayes Craig Williams
2005 Stratum Paul Perry Lenny Beasley
2004 Dance Hero Gai Waterhouse Chris Munce
2003 Polar Success Graeme Rogerson Danny Beasley
2002 Calaway Gal Bruce Brown Scott Seamer
2001 Ha Ha Gai Waterhouse Jim Cassidy
2000 Belle Du Jour Clarry Conners Lenny Beasley