Tom Waterhouse is from a long line of bookmakers going back four generations.

His grandfather, Bill Waterhouse was the biggest bookie in the world in the 1960s and 70s.

On his mum’s side, his grandfather, Tommy J. Smith is the most successful Australian horse trainer of all time! He has trained names like Tulloch, Gunsynd, Kingston Town, Redcraze and Red Anchor.

Find out more about Tom here.

Listen to to Tom share tips and advice around Melbourne Cup and what it has been like navigating the Cup during a pandemic below:

Gamble responsibly.


For help call 1800 858 858 or your local State gambling helpline, Gamblers Help, Mission Australia or​


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