News About 2012 Melbourne Cup

2012 Zipping Classic Final Field Features Mourayan

2012 Zipping Classic Final Field Features Mourayan

A field of just nine horses will line up for the 2012 Zipping Classic, according to the final field and barrier draw that was released this morning. Mourayan is one of two Melbourne Cup runners to grace the 2012 Zipping Classic’s final field. The seven-year-old placed a gallant seventh in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup…

Puissance De Lune Is 2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Winner – Flemington Results

Puissance De Lune Is 2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Winner – Flemington Results

Puissance De Lune has won the final Group race of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, taking out the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington Racecourse today. Today’s Queen Elizabeth Stakes win was claimed in dominant fashion ahead of Ironstein, who finished second, and Tanby, who passed the post in third. Puissance De Lune hasnow cemented himself…

Melbourne Cup 2012 Runners to head to 2012 Japan Cup

Melbourne Cup 2012 Runners to head to 2012 Japan Cup

A number of 2012 Melbourne Cup runners will head to the 2012 Japan Cup (2400m) before travelling home to Europe including third placegetter Jakkalberry. Jakkalberry surprised many when he rounded out the placings behind Green Moon and Fiorente in the $6 million Melbourne Cup after being rated an $80 chance. Trainer Marco Botti was always…

Green Moon Won’t Rise for Melbourne Cup 2013

Green Moon Won’t Rise for Melbourne Cup 2013

They may be the most talked about horse in Australian racing right now but owner Lloyd Williams has shut down any talks of a title defense in the 2013 Melbourne Cup for his champion galloper Green Moon. On Tuesday the Montjeu stallion scored an upset win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ saluting in…

2012 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order – Where the Favourites Ran

2012 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order – Where the Favourites Ran

As it was an upset Melbourne Cup 2012 result, the Lloyd Williams-owned Green Moon bouncing back after their Cox Plate failure to claim Australian racings’ greatest prize, below the team at Races.com.au take a look at where the favourites in the ‘race that stops a nation’ finished up. #1 Dunaden ($7F) – 14th The defending…

Australian-Trained Melbourne Cup 2012 Quinella – Green Moon Winner over Fiorente

Australian-Trained Melbourne Cup 2012 Quinella – Green Moon Winner over Fiorente

In a blow-out 2012 Melbourne Cup result at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon the Lloyd Williams-owned, Robert Hickmott-trained Green Moon scored an authoritative victory in the ‘race that stops a nation’ running an Australian-trained quinella with Gai Waterhouse’s import Fiorente in second. All the pre-race talk on the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m)…

Melbourne Cup 2012 Results – Green Moon Wins

Melbourne Cup 2012 Results – Green Moon Wins

The 2012 Melbourne Cup has been won by Green Moonat Flemington Racecourse today November 6, 2012. Green Moon won the race ahead of  Fiorente, who finished a gallant second, and Jakkalberry, who ran home strong for a third placing. kelinni just missed out on a Melbourne Cup 2012 placing, finishing in fourth position. Green Moon was paying…

Melbourne Cup 2012 Final Thoughts

Melbourne Cup 2012 Final Thoughts

The 2012 Melbourne Cup is just over fifteen minutes away. Below are our final thoughts heading into the race: #1 – Dunaden – Champion stayer that is good enough to break the Melbourne Cup metric weight carrying record. #2 – Americain – Could join Peter Pan as the only horse to win the Melbourne Cup…

Last Chance to Pick Your Own 2012 Melbourne Cup Odds

Last Chance to Pick Your Own 2012 Melbourne Cup Odds

The 2012 Melbourne Cup is only moments away, due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST), but there is still time to get your bets down on the ‘race that stops a nation’ and . Whether it is the firming favourite and defending Melbourne Cup winner Duanden ($7), Luca Cumani’s fresh European raider…

European Stayers Poised To Claim Melbourne Cup 2012

European Stayers Poised To Claim Melbourne Cup 2012

The Melbourne Cup is expected to stay with the Europeans in 2012, with a talented group of internationals all targeting the race. There are nine European raiders in the 2012 Melbourne Cup, with the likes of Americain, Dunaden and Mount Athos amongst them. According to the Timeform rating, European-bred runners will take out eight of…