News About 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival

2014 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings &Track Report

2014 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings &Track Report

The 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival is set to finish with a bang this afternoon with nine interesting races to take place on 2014 Emirates Stakes Day. The Flemington track has played perfectly throughout the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival and track manager Mick Goodie looks to have prepared another outstanding surface that will give every horse…

2014 Emirates Stakes Favourite Faces Challenges

2014 Emirates Stakes Favourite Faces Challenges

Godolphin five-year-old horse Contributer is favourite to win the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m), which is the feature race of Stakes Day at Flemington on Saturday. Contributer is $5 favourite in the Emirates Stakes betting market at , followed by Hooked and Lucky Hussler at $7. He may be the race favourite but hoop James…

Chautauqua Ready for Biggest Challenge in Darley Classic 2014

Chautauqua Ready for Biggest Challenge in Darley Classic 2014

Boom sprinter Chautauqua, who is fast becoming known as the best current sprint horse in Australia, will face his biggest challenge in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington tomorrow. The four-year-old gelding has run just nine career starts, a blip compared to older rivals such as defending champion Buffering (44) or Moment Of…

2014 Darley Classic Form Guide & Preview

2014 Darley Classic Form Guide & Preview

The Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) is the key supporting race on Stakes Day at Flemington tomorrow, with 11 of the country’s top sprinters (and two internationals) set to battle it out for their final Group One spring race of the season. The Darley Classic attracts the best sprinters in training, which is evident by…

2014 Emirates Stakes is Best Trip for The Cleaner

2014 Emirates Stakes is Best Trip for The Cleaner

Hoop Steve Arnold, who will partner The Cleaner for the fourth successive time this Saturday in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m), believes the feature race of Stakes Day at Flemington is the perfect trip for the cult horse. The Cleaner has won eight of his total 13 starts over 1600 metres, including four of…

Lankan Rupee Will Adopt New Tactics in 2014 Darley Classic

Lankan Rupee Will Adopt New Tactics in 2014 Darley Classic

Controlling the race from the front may have won Lankan Rupee the 2014 Manikato Stakes but trainer Mick Price is set to try different tactics in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Although the five-year-old gelding has had no issue over the past 18 months, finishing first three in all eleven…

Queen Elizabeth Will Enhance Bring Something’s 2015 Cups Chances

Queen Elizabeth Will Enhance Bring Something’s 2015 Cups Chances

Victory in the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) at Flemington would mean more to Bring Something and trainer Ken Keys than just the win; it would enhance the gelding’s credentials for the 2015 Caulfield and Melbourne Cup. The four-year-old has already passed the ballot clause for both races next spring after winning the Listed…

2014 Emirates Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Emirates Stakes Betting Tips

The ever exciting Melbourne Cup Carnival will come to a close for another year on Saturday, ending with Stakes Day, the feature race of which is the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m). A maximum field of 16 entires and geldings are set to contest the 2014 Emirates Stakes, after the sole emergency Spy Decoder was…

2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting Tips & Selections

2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting Tips & Selections

A field of just 10 classy stayers will take on the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) at Flemington this Saturday, the last race day of the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival. The 2014 Queen Elizabeth Stakes is one of five Group races on Stakes Day, running at 3:00pm (AEDT). Noble Protector opened the betting market…

Matriarch Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Matriarch Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Stakes Day at Flemington on Saturday will round out the action of the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival, with five Group races running throughout the day. One of those races is the Group 1 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) or Momentum Energy Stakes, which sees a maximum field of mares taking on the middle-distance race. 16 mares plus…