Horse Racing Cups Previews, Predictions & Betting Tips

Cups racing is a big business all around the world but Australia has a wealth of Cups races and punters can bet on every one.

We all know about the Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup, which attract some of the biggest staying thoroughbreds from around the world every spring, but there are smaller cups in which punters love to bet on.

Races such as the Cessnock Cup, Moruya Cup and the Port Macquarie Cup all attract massive on-field numbers and the off-course numbers read very well. Punters rally around to bet on the smaller country cups and it's what makes the Australian racing industry tick.

There are more important cup races throughout the year and the most important would be the Geelong Cup, which has been a major lead-up race to the Melbourne Cup in recent years.

Cups racing in Australia is the backbone of the industry and with cups racing scheduled all year round, it's a great time to have a bet at the wide variety of locations throughout the country.

Betting on Cups racing

Punters can bet on any cups race throughout the year. Bookmakers have markets open early for races such as the Melbourne Cup and Caulfield Cup, but markets also open early for the bigger provincial cups such as the Geelong Cup and Ballarat Cup.

Markets generally open during the week of the race for the smaller country cups and they quickly generate plenty of interest. 

There's no cups race off limits and all punters need to do is sign up to a bookmaker to get started.

Australian cups races