News About 2009 Melbourne Cup
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The absence of Black Caviar has really opened up ...
Jockey Craig Williams will not be riding in tomorrow’s 2011 Melbourne Cup after he lost his appeal against a careless riding charge he received at Geelong Racecourse last Wednesday.
Williams was due to ride the second favourite, French stayer Dunaden, in tomorrow’s 2011 Melbourne Cup.
He had hoped to be the first jockey to win the Caulfield Cup, ...
Shocking has won the 2009 Melbourne Cup in front of Irish imports Crime Scene and Mourilyan with jockey Corey Brown winning his first Melbourne Cup.
Coming into the final 200m, Shocking and Crime Scene took off away from the pack to battle it out head to head in the last 150m but Shocking proved to be the better horse in ...
A total of 24 horses have been scratched from today’s 10 Melbourne Cup day races including Melbourne Cup hopeful Changingoftheguard.
Here is a list of the horses scratched from each of the ten races:
Race 1 – AGL Renewable Energy Stakes
Race 2 – Schiavello Plate
Belle Of Dubai
Race 3 – Lavazza A ...
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Since racing officials began recording saddlecloth numbers in ...
The David Hayes-trained galloper Changingoftheguard has been scratched by stewards from today’s $5.65million Melbourne Cup at Flemington, angering Hayes.
After Racing Victoria’s chief vet Paul O’Callaghan expressed concerns over the four-year-old’s action at a trot yesterday afternoon, he requested further inspection into the horse’s health this morning.
Three vets inspected the imported stayer at 6:30am with opinions divided over whether ...
Tomorrow Flemington will host the most illustrious and anticipated horse racing event of the year, the coveted Group 1 $5.65million Emirates Melbourne Cup. Here we will have a look at the top five horses leading the betting markets and examine their chances of success in Australia’s richest thoroughbred race.
There has been much support for Bart “Cups King” Cumming’s three ...
Damien Oliver will be the man to beat in tomorrow’s Melbourne Cup and as the jockey prepares to ride English import Warringah to victory, his racing CV does little to hinder his chances of winning.
Ollie is the most experienced rider in Tuesday’s event with 19 Melbourne Cup races to his name.
He won the event twice, first aboard Lee ...
This year will be the 149th running of Australia’s favourite race, the $5.65million Emirates Melbourne Cup, and once again connections of the winning horse will be presented with the coveted “Loving Cup” trophy.
The prestige, design and value of the Melbourne Cup trophy has come a long way since the inaugural winner, Archer in 1861, won a hand ...
The 2009 Melbourne Cup Field is expected to be announced at 5pm AEDST today following the Victoria Derby Day.
The current top 24 contenders includes Cup favourite Alcopop and 2008 Melbourne Cup winner Viewed.
With 28 runners still in the $5.5 million event, four more horses need to be eliminated before the final field can be released.
The Melbourne ...