News About 2015 Australian Cup

2015 TV Stakes Winner Hursley Handles Heavy Track

2015 TV Stakes Winner Hursley Handles Heavy Track

After a massive downpour at Flemington Racecourse on Crown Oaks Day the downgraded Heavy (9) track suited the Chris Waller-trained Hursely to a tee, the Kiwi-bred colt flying home to win the TV Stakes 2015 at just his fifth start. A capacity field of 16 lined-up in this year’s $150,000 Listed TCL Curved TV Stakes…

Red Cadeaux in Good Order Ahead of 2015 Sydney Cup

Red Cadeaux in Good Order Ahead of 2015 Sydney Cup

Nine-year-old world traveler Red Cadeaux had his first Australian start outside of the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on Saturday, running a commendable fifth in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m). David Hayes & Tom Dabernig earned the quinella in the $1 million feature race with Spillway and Extra Zero finishing just one millimetre…

Extra Zero Earns Shot at 2015 The BMW

Extra Zero Earns Shot at 2015 The BMW

Eight-year-old gelding Extra Zero was always going to contest a 2400-metre race on March 28 but due to his recent impressive efforts, the race itself has been shuffled around. David Hayes & Tom Dabernig earned the shocking quinella in the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) on Saturday when Spillway and $101 roughie Extra Zero finished…

2015 Australian Cup Results – Nothing Between Spillway and Extra Zero

2015 Australian Cup Results – Nothing Between Spillway and Extra Zero

David Hayes has won his first Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) since 2009 and his first with new co-trainer Tom Dabernig. Returning to the winner’s circle in style, Hayes scored the $1 million race quinella with Spillway and Extra Zero and there was barely anything between the stable mates. Entirely Platinum was very fast away…

Hartnell Makes Easy Work of 2015 Sky High Stakes

Hartnell Makes Easy Work of 2015 Sky High Stakes

It was a matter of men racing against the boys in the Group 3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill this afternoon with Hartnell making easy work of what was essentially an exhibition gallop for the British import. Anthony Cummings’ Fiveandahalfstar jumped fast and took the lead, which he managed to hold onto until the…

2015 Australian Cup Odds Update

2015 Australian Cup Odds Update

Super Saturday at Flemington Racecourse will see a full black-type race meeting that includes two impressive Group One races worth $1 million, one of which is the Australian Cup (2000m), running at 4:30pm (AEDT). A near-capacity field of 16 runners will tackle the race, three of which are offering single figure odds in the betting…

2015 Flemington Super Saturday Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Flemington Super Saturday Scratchings & Track Report

Flemington Racecourse will play host to Super Saturday this afternoon with two of the biggest Autumn Racing Carnival events running on the same day – the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m). The two races are like chalk and cheese, giving punters plenty of variety. The entire nine-race card is…

2015 Australian Cup Tips & Selections

2015 Australian Cup Tips & Selections

16 top-class middle-distance runners will tackle the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, one of nine races in the full black-type race card. Just three of the runners are offering single figure odds in the betting market at , led by Happy Trails at $4.60. The Paul Beshara-trained gelding is also…

Protectionist Out to Complete Melbourne Cup-Australian Cup Double

Protectionist Out to Complete Melbourne Cup-Australian Cup Double

Five-year-old Protectionist will return to Flemington on Saturday, his first time at the track since winning the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) on November 4. The Kris Lees-trained horse is one of 16 middle-distance runners set to contest the $1 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m). Protectionist will have more to win then just…

Greatwood Will Be Competitive in 2015 Australian Cup

Greatwood Will Be Competitive in 2015 Australian Cup

The Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) is one of two Group One races running at Flemington this Saturday, attracting a top-class field of 16 middle-distance runners. A number of classy horses are set to run for the $1 million prize money on offer, including Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) winner Protectionist, three-time Group One…