News About 2012 Geelong Cup

2012 Melbourne Cup Start No Certainty for Gatewood after 1kg Penalty

2012 Melbourne Cup Start No Certainty for Gatewood after 1kg Penalty

A run in the 24-horse Melbourne Cup 2012 field on the first Tuesday of November at Flemington in certainly not guaranteed for John Gosden’s exciting European raider Gatewood after they received only 1kg from Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter for their Geelong Cup victory. Five-year-old Galileo stallion Gatewood continued the magic run of the…

Melbourne Cup 2012 Next for Geelong Cup Winner Gatewood

Melbourne Cup 2012 Next for Geelong Cup Winner Gatewood

John Gosden’s exciting British raider Gatewood continued the strong form of the internationals in the Geelong Cup winning the race thanks to some brilliant late sectionals, likely earning a start in the 2012 Melbourne Cup at Flemington next month. Making up for a luckless seventh in their Australian debut when beaten five and a half…

Maluckyday Vies for Geelong Cup – Melbourne Cup 2012 Double

Maluckyday Vies for Geelong Cup – Melbourne Cup 2012 Double

The Hawkes-trained comeback galloper Maluckyday is not only out for the Geelong Cup win this afternoon but connections are also hoping to press onto the first Tuesday of November where the six-year-old will look to go one better than their second to Americain two years ago in the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Zabeel gelding Maluckyday enjoyed…

2012 Geelong Cup Odds Update – Brigantin New Favourite

2012 Geelong Cup Odds Update – Brigantin New Favourite

Andre Fabre’s exciting French raider Brigantin has been heavily backed in the Geelong Cup 2012 odds for this afternoon’s important Melbourne Cup lead-up and is now favourite for the mile and a half feature. Two other champions from France have secured the Geelong Cup – Melbourne Cup double over the past two years with Americain…

Geelong Cup 2012 – Betting Tips

Geelong Cup 2012 – Betting Tips

With the last two Melbourne Cup winners Dunaden and Americain coming through the Geelong Cup (2400m) the Group 3 race has become a crucial spring event. The 2012 Geelong Cup features just seven horses but almost the entire field are either vying for a spot in Australia’s biggest race or using it as a lead-up….

2012 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

2012 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

A race won 12 months ago by the previous year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain, the Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2012 will run in Melbourne for Cox Plate Day this Saturday, with an intriguing field of stayers making up the nominations. A bumper 22 early entries were taken for the $250,000 Drake International Cup (2500m) this…

Gatewood Opens Favourite in Geelong Cup 2012 Odds

Gatewood Opens Favourite in Geelong Cup 2012 Odds

Despite the hype on French-trained galloper Brigantin it is the John Gosden-trained British raider Gatewood who has opened the early favourite in the 2012 Geelong Cup odds for this Wednesday’s highly anticipated clash. The status of this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) is the highest ever after the race produced the past two…

Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2012 Geelong Cup Field

Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2012 Geelong Cup Field

On Wednesday a small but imposing field of seven quality stayers will run towards the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November when they take place in the Geelong Cup 2012. This year’s $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) is due to run as Geelong Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEST) and punters and form…

Dunaden Tops Updated Melbourne Cup 2012 Odds

Dunaden Tops Updated Melbourne Cup 2012 Odds

The weekend’s sensational last-to-first Caulfield Cup winner Dunaden has soared to the top of the 2012 Melbourne Cup odds with the reigning champ tipped to successfully defend their title in the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November. Punters could get Mikel Delzangles‘ Nicobar seven-year-old at double figures in the odds…

Melbourne Cup Horses Saturate Geelong Cup 2012 Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Saturate Geelong Cup 2012 Nominations

Next Wednesday, October 24, one of the most crucial 2012 Melbourne Cup lead-up races will take place in Victoria with the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m), nominations for which are now out. This year the 2012 Geelong Cup has attracted 23 early entries, all but two of which are also still in the running…