News About 2011 Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne Cup 2011 – Post Scratching Betting Update

Melbourne Cup 2011 – Post Scratching Betting Update

Since the shock scratching of 2011 Melbourne Cup runner Mourayan, the Melbourne Cup betting markets have begun to fluctuate.

Favourite Americain has not moved from his last price of $5 at Luxbet, however second favourite Dunaden has firmed in from $8.50 to $8 at Luxbet.

German galloper Lucas Cranach has also shortened in odds from $13 to $12 after ...

Melbourne Cup 2011 Is Within Red Cadeaux’s Grasp

Melbourne Cup 2011 Is Within Red Cadeaux’s Grasp

Five-year-old gelding Red Cadeaux will be having his first Australian start in the Melbourne Cup 2011 at Flemington Racecourse this Tuesday November 1.

Red Cadeaux finished third in his last start in the Group 1 Irish St Leger and is currently paying odds of $31 to win the 2011 Melbourne Cup at Luxbet.

Make sure you place your Melbourne Cup...

Victoria Derby 2011 Nominations Missing Missile

Victoria Derby 2011 Nominations Missing Missile

Smart Missile is the most notable omission from the 2011 Victoria Derby nominations released today, connections opting not to enter the talented colt for the classic three-year-olds showdown this spring with the Coolmore Classic on the same day considered the more suitable aim for Anthony Cummings’ speed machine.

Helmet is one of the top-rated 2011 Victoria Derby nominations

Held on ...

Black Caviar Star of Patinack Farm Classic 2011 Nominations

Black Caviar Star of Patinack Farm Classic 2011 Nominations

Recently crowned Australian Racehorse of the Year Black Caviar headlines the list of 44 sprinters making up the 2011 Patinack Farm Classic nominations, early entries for the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature released by Racing Victoria this afternoon.

Black Caviar will aim to become a dual Patinack Farm Classic winner this November

Peter Moody’s undefeated sprint queen Black Caviar has ...

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

History suggests it can’t be done but connections of Australia’s best hurdler have indicated they will target the 2011 Melbourne Cup with champion jumper Black and Bent.

Black and Bent will now target the 2011 Melbourne Cup

Just one horse in the history of Australian racing has managed to win both the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup. ...

2011 Melbourne Cup Favourite Maluckyday Resumes in Futurity Stakes

2011 Melbourne Cup Favourite Maluckyday Resumes in Futurity Stakes

Maluckyday is set to resume racing in the 2011 Futurity Stakes

Pre-post favourite in the 2011 Melbourne Cup betting odds, Maluckyday is expected to resume racing this Saturday at Caulfield’s Blue Diamond Stakes Day in the $500,000 Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m).

The Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained Zabeel four-year-old Maluckyday is at the top of the futures odds for ...

Americain Confirmed for 2011 Melbourne Cup Field

Americain Confirmed for 2011 Melbourne Cup Field

Connections of reigning Melbourne Cup winner Americain have confirmed the galloper will return down under on the first Tuesday of November to defend his crown in the 2011 Melbourne Cup.

The 2011 Melbourne Cup, the showcase event of the annual Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, is scheduled to run as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1.

Americain on ...

Dates for 2011 Melbourne Cup Carnival Race Days

Dates for 2011 Melbourne Cup Carnival Race Days

Australian racing’s showpiece event is the annual Melbourne Cup Carnival, a four-day festival where the country’s most anticipated racedays featuring our elite turf champions light up the track at Flemington, and the dates for the 2011 Melbourne Cup Carnival have been released.

The Melbourne Cup Carnival will kick off on Saturday October 29, 2011 with Victoria Derby Day.

A ...

2011 Melbourne Cup Race Date

2011 Melbourne Cup Race Date

The 2011 Melbourne Cup race date is scheduled as Tuesday November 1, 2011 as the showcase event on the horse racing calendar at the famous Flemington Racecourse in Victoria.

Worth over $6 million in prize money, the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) is the richest and most prestigious race conducted in Australia each year and is the headline event of ...

2011 Spring Racing Carnival Dates

2011 Spring Racing Carnival Dates

Each year the jewel of Australian thoroughbred racing is the iconic Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and below the Races.com.au team provide our readers with the 2011 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Dates for the major Group 1 features of the festival.

Betting on the 2011 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival opens months in advance thanks to the excellent ante-post betting markets provided ...