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Cashing in on bookie bonuses & free bets for Emirates Stakes Day

MELBOURNE Cup week hasn’t disappointed at Flemington, but there’s still one more day to come and it features two of Australia’s most exciting races.

The Emirates Stakes features a high-quality field of local and international runners which is quickly becoming an “us vs. them” race. The internationals include the likes of Vadamos and Caulfield Cup placegetter Scottish – with Chris Waller importing Endless Drama which should add some spice to the race.

The action doesn’t stop there as the Group 1 Darley Classic immediately follows and an even betting field has been presented. Lankan Rupee continues its comeback trail, but it comes up against The Quarterback, Fell Swoop and Spieth, just to name a few top chances.

The bookmakers have had a busy week giving out bonus bet offers and they’re back with more. Sportsbet alone refunded over $700,000 worth of bonus bets on the Melbourne Cup and punters are getting another great deal this Saturday.

Sportsbet will give you up to $50 in bonus bets if your horse finishes second or third in the Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Don’t worry about those annoying close finishes as Sportsbet have you covered for the big race.

CrownBet is offering a bonus bet special on the first five races at Flemington this Saturday which includes the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes. will give up to $50 in bonus bets back if your horse finishes second in the first five races on Stakes Day. That means punters can back the well-favoured Tom Melbourne to win and if it finishes second, you don’t lose any money.

If your account is full from a great day on the punt at Flemington, why not have a bet on the Ararat China Bowl and Gold Cup on Sunday where CrownBet will match your stake in bonus bets if your horse runs second.

Palmerbet has been extremely popular throughout the spring carnival by offering boosted odds on all the major races. It’s back again this Saturday with a bonus bet special on selected races at Flemington.

That will include the Emirates Stakes and the Darley Classic, so if your horse finishes second in either of the big races, you will get a bonus bet to spend. is always offering great promotions for Saturday horse racing and punters should sign up and take advantage.

Place a fixed odds win bet on any of races 1-5 at Flemington this Saturday and if your horse finishes second or third, Luxbet will give you cash back equal to your stake up to $51. Not many bookmakers still offer cash back specials so get involved at Luxbet.