Despite his defeat in the Makybe Diva Stakes, Puissance De Lune remains heavily in favour with


The grey was well supported in today’s event at Flemington but he came up short when a narrow second to Foreteller.

One of the bigger bets taken on Puissance De Lune was $10,000 @ $2.20 but such is his popularity, that there was a stack of smaller investments riding on him. Even though his winning run came to an end, TAB still has him a dominant $5.00 favourite to win the Melbourne Cup.

Following today’s win, Foreteller is $101 into $26 to win the Cup while Sea Moon, who was back at the rear, has drifted from $11 out to $14.

A handful of TAB customers were able to celebrate after the upset win of Foreteller by snaring the first 4.

One success story saw a Victorian TAB customer turn $20 into just over $5,600 after nabbing 16.66 percent of the $33,791 dividend. The punter boxed up Foreteller, Puissance De Lune, Waldpark, Moudre and Lets Make Adeal. A NSW TAB customer spent just $5 for 13.88 percent to walk away with almost $5,200 by standing out Foreteller for first, Puissance De Lune for second with six runners selected for third and fourth respectively with the First 4 paying $37,231.