News About 2011 Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup Rematch for Dunaden & Red Cadeaux in Hong Kong Vase 2011

Melbourne Cup Rematch for Dunaden & Red Cadeaux in Hong Kong Vase 2011

Having fought it out in the tightest Melbourne Cup finish in the famous Flemington feature’s 151-year history, this year’s Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden and narrow second-placegetter Red Cadeaux have a rematch scheduled in next month’s iconic 2011 Hong Kong Vase.

Dunaden and Red Cadeaux will face off again in the 2011 Hong Kong Vase this December

One of four ...

Americain to Headline Zipping Classic 2011 Field

Americain to Headline Zipping Classic 2011 Field

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain, who ran a brave fourth to the fellow French-trained stayer Dunaden when defending their title in the famous Flemington feature last Tuesday, is set to have one more race for the season with connections confirming them for the 2011 Zipping Classic Saturday week.

2010 Melbourne Cup winner Americain will be the drawcard Zipping ...

Cumani’s Melbourne Cup Castoffs in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2011 Field

Cumani’s Melbourne Cup Castoffs in Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2011 Field

This Saturday two European stablemates from the stables of Luca Cumani who missed a start in the 2011 Melbourne Cup, gallant great Bauer and former Chilean galloper Sahara Sun, will get a chance to hand their connections a minor consolation prize by winning the $250,000 Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m).

Bauer headlines the 2011 Queen Elizabeth Stakes ...

Dunaden Already Eyeing 2012 Melbourne Cup Prize

Dunaden Already Eyeing 2012 Melbourne Cup Prize

It may have been only one sleep since French-trained stayer Dunaden claimed Australia’s greatest race winning the 2011 Melbourne Cup in a nail-biting photo finish with fellow European raider Red Cadeaux, but already trainer Mikel Delzangles is talking about a title defense in the Melbourne Cup 2012.

2011 Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden is set to return to Australia ...

2011 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order

2011 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order

Dunaden tops the 2011 Melbourne Cup finishing order

It was the closest finish in the history of the Melbourne Cup with Dunaden edging out Red Cadeaux by the absolute smallest or margins at the top of the 2011 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order.

It’s the type of result that will leave many people arguing and conspiracy theorists will no doubt have ...

Melbourne Cup Results 2011 – Winner Is Dunaden in Photo Finish

Melbourne Cup Results 2011 – Winner Is Dunaden in Photo Finish

Dunaden (yellow) edges out Red Cadeaux (left) by the smallest margin to become the 2011 Melbourne Cup winner

French snare their second successive Melbourne Cup

Today the 151st edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’, the 2011 Melbourne Cup, was won by the French-trained Geelong Cup winner Dunaden from the Ed Dunlop-trained European raider Red Cadeaux...

Oliver On A Roll Into Melbourne Cup With Race 6 Win

Oliver On A Roll Into Melbourne Cup With Race 6 Win

After going down narrowly to Hot Snitzel last start Combat Kitty has bounced back to claim Race 6 at Flemington on 2011 Melbourne Cup Day.

Combat Kitty found plenty of trouble in the run and had to do a lot of work to get clear but once she found the front there was no pegging her back.

The pace was ...

Glass Harmonium’s Melbourne Cup 2011 Jockey Wins Flemington Race 5

Glass Harmonium’s Melbourne Cup 2011 Jockey Wins Flemington Race 5

Karuta Queen Defeated by African Pulse in Melbourne Cup Day 2011 Race 5 Results

Neville Layt‘s exceptional filly Karuta Queen was defeated at Flemington’s Melbourne Cup Day 2011 today, the smart three-year-old not good enough to hang on when an up-and-coming sprinter from the stables of Michael Moroney, African Pulse, laid down the challenge in the $100,000 ...

Updated Melbourne Cup Field 2011 – Trainers, Jockeys & Silks

Updated Melbourne Cup Field 2011 – Trainers, Jockeys & Silks

Americain, trained by Alain de Royer Dupre, will be ridden by jockey Gerald Mosse

The Melbourne Cup field for 2011 features 23 quality horses, after the scratching of Mourayan, vying for the $6million in prize money.

Here you will find the full list of all Melbourne Cup runners along with their updated barrier, trainer, jockey and racing silks.

The 2011 ...

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 ...