Betting Offers and Promotions for the 2016 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
View the current bookmaker bonuses and promotions specific to the 2016 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Free Bet Deals team is publishing all of the offers from betting agencies throughout the 2016 Carnival to assist you to derive the most value from each of the feature race days.
Emirates Stakes Day promotions 2016
Betstar Emirates Stakes cash back bonus
The best bookmaker offer on the weight-for-age Emirates Stakes comes from Betstar. They will refund, in cash, your first fixed odds bet on the race if your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd.
Sportsbet will refund bets on the Emirates Stakes
Sportsbet will refund your losing bet on the Group 1 Emirates Stakes if your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd. The maximum refund is $50 and will be issued in the form of a bonus bet.
William Hill refund on races 1 through to 4
William Hill is offering bonus bet refunds on the first 4 races at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day. If your first fixed odds bet finishes 2nd or 3rd, you’ll receive a bonus bet equal to your stake up to a maximum of $50.
Luxbet Oaks Day bonus bet refunds
Luxbet is offering a cash back refund on the first 5 races on Stakes Day. This offer applies to the first fixed odds bet on each race where your selection finishes 2nd or 3rd. The maximum bonus is $51.
CrownBet bonus bet refund on races 1-5
All members that place a fixed odds bet with CrownBet on races 1-5 on Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday will have their bets refunded if their horse finishes 2nd. The refund will be in the form of bonus bets and the maximum return is $25.
Ladbrokes enhanced odds on the Queen Elizabeth
To celebrate the last day of the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival, Ladbrokes is offering enhanced odds on the Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Maximum bet amount is $100.
Giant odds on the Oaks
Palmerbet is offering a bonus bet refund on selected races at Flemington. The offer applies to the first fixed odds bet on the first 4 races, the maximum return is $50.
Oaks Day 2016
The 2016 VRC Crown Oaks was won by 100-1 shot Lasqueti Spirit. Jockey Brenton Avdulla led from start to finish on the underrated filly and ended up scoring by nearly 4 lengths.
2016 Crown Oaks results
1st – Lasqueti Spirit
2nd – Harlow Gold
3rd – Eleonora
Melbourne Cup 2016
Australia was treated to a thrilling finish in the 2016 Melbourne Cup with Almandin and Heartbreak City racing neck-and-neck down the last 400m of the Flemington straight. It was the Lloyd Williams owned Almandin that prevailed, with jockey Kerrin McEvoy on board.
2016 Melbourne Cup Results
1st – Almandin
2nd – Heartbreak City
3rd – Hartnell
4th – Qewy
5th – Who Shot Thebarman
Derby Day 2016
A bumper Derby Day crowd witnessed a great day of racing, with history being made when Prized Icon saluted in the Victoria Derby for trainer James Cummings. Cummings great grandfather, his grandfather (Bart Cummings) and his father (Anthony Cummings) have all trained Derby winners. No one at the track missed the run of Oceanographer in the 2500m Lexus Stakes. So impressive was the victory, that Oceanographer is now a firm second favourite to Hartnell for the 2016 Melbourne Cup.
2016 Victoria Derby Results
1st – Prized Icon
2nd – Sacred Elixir
3rd – Inference
The 2016 Cox Plate
The 2016 Cox Plate was run at Moonee Valley racecourse on October 22nd. The race is Australia’s premier weight-for-age championship and was won by champion mare, Winx, for the second consecutive year.
2016 Cox Plate Results
1st – Winx
2nd – Hartnell
3rd – Yankee Rose
4th – Vadamos
5th – Awesome Rock
Spring Carnival free betting offers for new customers
Australian bookmakers generally offer free bonus bets to customers who register a new account with them. Our list of available new account bonus bets can be found here. These offers are a great way to start betting with a decent head start. The feature race day promotions for the Carnival are available in addition to these welcome offers.