Can Grand Promenade win the 2021 Melbourne Cup?

The rise of Grand Promenade into market contention for the 2021 Melbourne Cup has been overshadowed by the remarkable progression of Incentivise. Grand Promenade is live a chance of finishing in the top four of this year’s Melbourne Cup considering the lack of depth heading into the race. He claimed the golden ticket by winning The Bart Cummings at his last start, bringing his record to three wins in his past five races. While this is his first crack at Group 1 level, the booking of multiple Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy further strengthens his case.

When will Grand Promenade run in the Melbourne Cup?

The Melbourne Cup will be run on the first Tuesday in November despite all the COVID-19 chaos, but without the huge crowds that normally grace Flemington on Cup Day.

The one thing that hasn’t changed about the 2021 Melbourne Cup is the horses.

Once again The Cup has brought together an elite field of Melbourne Cup horses to contest the two mile race for $7.75 million.

Grand Promenade silks

Grand Promenade

T: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
J: Kerrin McEvoy
  • Age: 6YO
  • Color: Bay
  • Sex: Gelding
  • Sire: Champs Elysees
  • Dam: Zamindar

Win: $13.00

Place: $4.00

Best odds at Ladbrokes


Career stats for Grand Promenade

  • Career: 19: 8-4-2
  • Flemington: 5: 3-1-0
  • Distance: 0: 0-0-0
  • Wet: 4: 2-2-0
  • Good: 15: 6-2-2
  • Group 1: 0: 0-0-0
  • Win %: 42%
  • Place %: 74%

Melbourne Cup results for Grand Promenade

The 2021 Melbourne Cup will be Grand Promenade’s first start in the great race.


Can Grand Promenade win The Cup?

The Maher & Eustace-trained Grand Promenade has been one of the most progressive stayers throughout the winter season in Victoria. Despite being deep into his campaign, we expect a forward showing from the six-year-old gelding. A top-four finish is certainly on the cards and there is some love with the top racing betting sites..


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