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Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2016 Lexus Stakes Nominations

Melbourne Cup Hopes Head 2016 Lexus Stakes Nominations

Saturday’s Lexus Stakes 2016 offers stayers one final chance to make the Melbourne Cup field on the first Tuesday of November and nominations for the Derby Day feature have been extended. On Monday Racing Victoria received just 13 early entries for the $300,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m). Nominations for the Flemington showdown, one of…

Lexus Form to Stack Up in 2012 Melbourne Cup?

Lexus Form to Stack Up in 2012 Melbourne Cup?

Today Chris Waller’s consistent import Kelinni earned a ballot-free ride straight into the Melbourne Cup 2012 field next Tuesday with their Lexus Stakes win, but just how will that form stack up in the 152ndrunning of the ‘race that stops a nation’. Before their hard-fought win in the $250,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) Refuse…

Gatewood Out of the 2012 Melbourne Cup Field

Gatewood Out of the 2012 Melbourne Cup Field

In a devastating Derby Day result for connections of the John Gosden-trained Gatewood, the English galloper has failed to gain a start in the Melbourne Cup 2012 field after running sixth to Kelinni in today’s $250,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m). Five-year-old Galileo stallion Gatewood debuted down under on October 13 when running a luckless…

Lexus Stakes Winner Kelinni into Melbourne Cup 2012 Field

Lexus Stakes Winner Kelinni into Melbourne Cup 2012 Field

Today the first of two Victoria Derby Day races offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner was the 2012 Lexus Stakes with the Chris Waller-trained Kelinni earning a start in next Tuesday’s ‘race that stops a nation’. Before their gritty effort in the $250,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) today Waller’s Refuse To…

2012 Lexus Stakes Tips & Betting Selections

2012 Lexus Stakes Tips & Betting Selections

With a Melbourne Cup start possible for the winner, the Lexus Stakes 2012 is certainly going to be a hotly contested affair at Flemington this Victoria Derby Day, but for those of you struggling to make your selections on the handicap clash below are our insider Lexus Stakes tips. The first big event on the…

Melbourne Cup Dream Not Over for Waller’s Lexus Stakes 2012 Duo

Melbourne Cup Dream Not Over for Waller’s Lexus Stakes 2012 Duo

On Saturday Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller will give two stayers from his stable the chance to sneak into the 2012 Melbourne Cup field when Permit and Kelinni run in the $250,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington during the Victoria Derby Day action. The 2012 Lexus Stakes, due to run as Flemington Race…

2012 Victoria Derby Day Fields & Program

2012 Victoria Derby Day Fields & Program

This Saturday the Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off at the famous Flemington Racecourse with one of Australia’s only all-Group race meetings to run for Victoria Derby Day 2012, the full race fields and program for which is detailed below. Headlined by a quartet of Group 1 races, Victoria Derby Day is a supercharged day of…

Lexus Stakes Odds 2012 Led By Gatewood

Lexus Stakes Odds 2012 Led By Gatewood

Last start Geelong Cup winner Gatewood is the top fancy for the 2012 Lexus Stakes at Flemington’s Victoria Derby Day this weekend, the winner of which is likely to gain the green light for a run in next Tuesday’s highly anticipated $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m). The John Gosden-trained British raider may…

Gatewood Heads 2012 Lexus Stakes Final Field

Gatewood Heads 2012 Lexus Stakes Final Field

John Gosden’s British Melbourne Cup hopeful Gatewood leads a smart 13-horse field for the Lexus Stakes 2012 this Saturday, the handicap one of two Victoria Derby Day races offering a ballot exemption for the Melbourne Cup to the winner. Due to jump early in the day as Flemington Race 2 at 12:00pm (AEST), the $250,000…

Cummings Fights for Melbourne Cup Win Number 13

Cummings Fights for Melbourne Cup Win Number 13

The ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings may have been absent from most of the headlines this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival but the veteran horseman believes he is still a chance of making it a bakers’ dozen in the world’s richest handicap with an upset win in the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Cummings, 84, is the most successful…