The Melbourne Cup is by far one of the most famous horse racing events in Australia, and, besides attracting crowds numbering in the thousands, it pulls a huge amount of online betting activity as well. This horse race has gone on to become one of the most favoured wagering events of horse race-lovers the world over, and the action is set only to increase for punters who love to play the ponies online, thanks to the proliferation of online bookmakers fighting it out to present online bettors with the best odds; markets; and free bet bonus offers.
Sandown Racecourse has been renamed a number of times starting in 2008 when it was called Sportingbet Park. 2015 saw the racecourse be renamed to Williams Hill Park but in 2016 it was finally called Ladbrokes Park.
It is a fairly new racecourse that opened in 1965 in front of a crowd of over 50 000 people. It was originally built for the Victoria Amateur Turf Club and is the 20th Century’s only racecourse built in a metropolitan area. Continue reading