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2011 Ballarat Cup betting preview and tips

2011 Ballarat Cup betting preview and tips

The 2011 Ballarat Cup betting is wide open with the Peter Moody trained Rothera ($4.40) favourite with Luxbet.

The weight of having the leading trainer and jockey Luke Nolen on top of his recent win in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Hillside is on everyone’s mind.

And yesterday’s rain at Ballarat will do Rothera no harm.

The track now rated ...

Trainer Brian Ellision – the 2011 Melbourne Cup fighter

Trainer Brian Ellision – the 2011 Melbourne Cup fighter

With experiences Brian Ellison has had in Australia one wouldn’t blame him from turning his back and saying “not for me”.

But when you look back at his career in racing, it isn’t a surprised that the man from Newcastle, England has a little bit more grit than that.

This year he has two horses in the 2011 Melbourne Cup,...

Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor – 2011 Melbourne Cup

Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor – 2011 Melbourne Cup

Saeed Bin Suroor is back in town to win the race that has eluded Godolphin for the past 13 years – The Melbourne Cup.

The world’s richest stable have two horses Lost In The Moment $31 with Luxbet and Modun $26.

Those horses will be having their first start in Australia in the Cup, something only one international has achieved ...

2011 Melbourne Cup – Drunken Sailor asking for more

2011 Melbourne Cup – Drunken Sailor asking for more

Perhaps it took time for the Drunken Sailor to sober up but the best win of his career came as a seven-year-old just three starts back at Goodwood.

In Australia for a second time, Drunken Sailor missed the 2010 Melbourne Cup when balloted out – at the time he still raced twice and didn’t perform that well.

Those at Luxbet ...