News About 2014 Melbourne Cup Nominations

Second Melbourne Cup Quinella for Japan in 2014?

Second Melbourne Cup Quinella for Japan in 2014?

Back in 2006 in the wake of champion mare Makybe Diva’s historic third straight Melbourne Cup victory another world first occurred with two Japanese-trained stablemates taking out the Melbourne Cup quinella– an event that is a realistic probability again in 2014.

Zac Purton (pictured here aboard Sacred Falls) will ride Japanese raider Admire Rakti in the 2014 Melbourne ...

What Horses Does Waterhouse Have in the 2014 Melbourne Cup?

What Horses Does Waterhouse Have in the 2014 Melbourne Cup?

Gai Waterhouse is considered Sydney’s leading lady of racing and after securing her maiden ‘Loving Trophy’ last spring with Fiorente, this year she’s back with three chances in the Melbourne Cup 2014 field.

Gai Waterhouse has three horses including the favourite The Offer nominated for the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Nominations for the world’s richest handicap, held ...

Williams Could Have a Dozen in 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

Williams Could Have a Dozen in 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

After the release of the 2014 Melbourne Cup nominations this afternoon it has been revealed that goliath owner Lloyd Williams could have as many as 12 runners in this year’s field for the world’s richest handicap.

Caulfield Cup runner-up Fawkner is the best fancied of the Lloyd Williams-owned Melbourne Cup 2014 hopes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

One of the ...

International Melbourne Cup Horses 2014

International Melbourne Cup Horses 2014

Today the first step towards the first Tuesday of November’s iconic Flemington race was made by the connections of the 148 horses nominated for the 2014 Melbourne Cup including 31 international raiders.

Dunaden (2011) was the last internationally-trained Melbourne Cup winner. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A record number of horses trained outside of Australia and New Zealand feature in ...

148 Melbourne Cup 2014 Nominations Released

148 Melbourne Cup 2014 Nominations Released

Nominations for the most highly anticipated race of the year were taken by Racing Victoria today with 148 stayers entered for the Melbourne Cup 2014, up from 135 last spring.

The Offer is one of three Gai Waterhouse-trained 2014 Melbourne Cup nominations. Photo: Steve Hart.

Run as Flemington Race 7 on the first Tuesday of November, this year’s $6.2 ...