TAB sees record number of bets for Melbourne Cup

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Section
National,
Publish Date
Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 8:09PM
Kerrin McEvoy who rode Cross Counter celebrates as he returns to scale. (Photo / Getty)
Kerrin McEvoy who rode Cross Counter celebrates as he returns to scale. (Photo / Getty)

The TAB received a record 1.7 million bets on this year's Melbourne Cup.

Of those, 2,529 winning bets were placed on race winner Cross Counter.

One Kiwi punter will be celebrating winning $97,500 from a $8,700 bet on the victor. 

Overall TAB turnover was approximately $10.6 million, equal to 2015's record turnover. 

 

 

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