Starts at Sixty Melbourne Cup
Starts at Sixty Melbourne Cup

Starts at Sixty Melbourne CupDo you pick by colour, number, or look for a good horse name?  Do you wait for a feeling, or listen too much to watch your friend says?  Perhaps you choose your horse by studying the form guide and looking at the statistics.  Or do you just rely on the media and bet on the favourite?  Most of us here have more experience than anyone on TV, so lets share our secrets today.

It’s the 161st Melbourne Cup today, and today we want to know how you “Pick a Winner”.  And while you are at it… tell us who you are betting on today, and what type of bet you are taking.


This article was written by Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson Rebecca Wilson is the founder and publisher of Starts at Sixty. The daughter of two baby boomers, she has built the online community for over 60s by listening carefully to the issues and seeking out answers, insights and information for over 60s throughout Australia. Rebecca is an experienced marketer, a trained journalist and has a degree in politics. A mother of 3, she passionately facilitates and leads our over 60s community, bringing the community opinions, needs and interests to the fore and making Starts at Sixty a fun place to be.

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