Melbourne Cup Day Tips 2011 – Full Program

Melbourne Cup Day 2011 shapes as one to remember with a massive ten race card featuring some of the best horses we have anywhere in the country.

The main event Melbourne Cup is obviously what everyone waits for there’s no doubt the depth of quality in the support  races helps make the day so special.

While the battle for spots in the Melbourne Cup field is obvious to see, there’s an equally big push from other trainers and connections trying to simply get on the card.

Being a part of Melbourne Cup day in any capacity is a massive thrill and it shows with capacity fields in just about every race.


Americain will salute again by winning the 2011 Melbourne Cup

Listed Below are our 2011 Melbourne Cup Day Tips covering every race with our top three picks.

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2011 Melbourne Cup Day Tips


Race 1 – 10:20AM Emirates Airline Plate (1000 METRES)

1st – #1 Alezan Thunder

2nd – #10 Princeton Miss

3rd – #2 Applegate


The toppy won on debut so has the runs on the board in front of Princeton Miss who can place again ahead of the Peter Snowden runner in third from a tough gate.


Race 2 – 11:00AM TAB Sportsbet Handicap (1700 METRES)

1st – #3 Vintedge

2nd – #13 Exchanges

3rd – #1 Femina Fashion


Waller will get on the board after drawing well in seven with Exchanges finding it tougher from 12 and Femina Fashion having all the work to do from the outside gate.


Race 3 – 11:45AM The Lavazza Long Black (2800 METRES)

1st – #17 Crafty Cruiser

2nd – #6 Adroitly

3rd – #14 Prussian Officer


Crafty Cruiser will be tough to beat on the bottom weight while Adroitly is running well for Peter Snowden and Prussian Officer represents good value.


Race 4 – 12:30PM Herald Sun Stakes (1400 METRES)

1st – #3 Little Surfer Girl

2nd – #6 Zubbaya

3rd – #2 Divorces


Little Surfer Girl didn’t handle the track last time and will improve from Zubbaya which gets the run from Divorces first up.

Race 5 – 1:15PM Schweppes Tonic 1000 (1000 METRES)

1st – #2 Karuta Queen

2nd – #3 Spirited Addition

3rd – #7 Hollyweird


Karuta Queen has bags of class over this field with promising Spirited Addition the next best from Hollyweird.


Race 6 – 2:00PM Lexus Hybrid Plate (1400 METRES)

1st – #1 Disputes

2nd – #2 Combat Kitty

3rd – #8 Secret Liaison


Disputes drops in grade and gets the run of the race from the consistent Combat Kitty with rejuvenated Secret Liaison in third.


Race 7 – 3:00PM Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200 METRES)

1st – #1Americain

2nd – #9 Lucas Cranach

3rd – #3 Dunaden


The defending champion can make it two in a row on form with Lucas Cranach to finish fast just ahead of Dunaden.


Race 8 – 3:55PM Johnnie Walker Stakes (1800 METRES)

1st – #4 Lamasery

2nd – #13 Tiakinui

3rd – #12 Lone Command


Lamasery has bags of class in front of Tiakinui looking for two in a row and last start winner Lone Command.


Race 9 – 4:35PM MSS Security Sprint (1200 METRES)

1st – #4 Perturbo

2nd – #5 Facile Tigre

3rd – #10 Eclair Mystic


Perturbo is ready to win up the straight second up with the impressive Facile Tigre to give plenty of cheek from value first up runner Eclair Mystic.


Race 10 – 5:15PM 7News Plate (1400 METRES)

1st – #2 Under The Eiffel

2nd – #8 Studley Park

3rd – #11 Hood


Under The Eiffel has a heap of class and just that bit more experience on Studley Park and the consistent Hood in third.


That’s it, the complete list of 2011 Melbourne Cup Day tips with a mountain of value to be found.

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