New South Wales TAB results
Kerrin McEvoy (left) rides Almandin to victory before Heartbreak City into the Melbourne Cup. Photo: AAP Graphics.
THE favourite Hartnell ($5.50) ran third, but plenty had been plonked regarding the champion Almandin, which began at $11, making most bookies regarding the incorrect side of the ledger.
The TAB reported that one punter had $200 at $101 before Almandin won the Bart Cummings per month ago, gathering $20, 200 on Cup Day.
Using TAB keeping $94 million regarding the Cup:
ONE punter had $5000 on Almandin at $14 before the barrier draw Saturday, obtaining $70, 000
ANOTHER punter switched a $1 investment into a $24, 000 windfall as he selected the Cup very first four in order.
ALMANDIN firmed from $16 to $11 since the buffer draw and started from the fourth distinct betting.
Kerrin McEvoy honors after winning the Melbourne Cup. Image: Getty Photos)Source:Getty Images
ONE pending bet that could hurt the TAB is a treble taken on October 21 when a punter had 00 at .40 on Winx winning the Cox Plate into Almandin winning the Melbourne Cup and Yankee Rose winning the Crown Oaks. He'll collect 6, 800 if Yankee Rose wins Thursday’s fillies classic.
CrownBet’s Matt Campbell said Almandin wasn’t the worst result for business bookie, but he definitely had beenn’t a.
“A few punters had the multi of Jameka when it comes to Caulfield Cup into Winx when it comes to Cox Plate into Almandin for the Melbourne Cup at probability of $160, ” he said.
“One bloke has already established $1500 onto it, so that it’s reasonable to express the drinks will likely be on him.
“We might have liked Heartbreak City to put on in, but Almandin was just too-good.
“To limit it well, one punter had $100 from the very first four and first got it for a return of just over $20, 000.”
One Sportsbet punter built-up $241, 000 as he outlaid $10 and picked initial four.
The tight finish into race ended up being a huge blow for CrownBet. Photo: Ian CurrieSource:News Corp Australian Continent
A complete of $141.5 million was wagered from the 10-race Melbourne Cup conference at Flemington with Tabcorp’s brand new South Wales, Victorian and ACT outlets.
The $6m competition turned-over $94.5 million alone with all the TAB.
This new South Wales TAB outlets out did their particular Victorian counterparts, with $53.7m turnover to $40.8m.
“By the end of these days, we're going to have taken more than 10 million specific wagers. That is a huge operational exercise, which we've delivered due to the efforts of your workers and partners, ” Tabcorp main David Attenborough stated.