News About 2015 The Bart Cummings

Let’s Make Adeal is The Bart Cummings Winner

Let’s Make Adeal is The Bart Cummings Winner

Trainer Nigel Blackiston has tried to vain to secure a Melbourne Cup berth with Let’s Make Adeal over the last two years, but has achieved the feat in 2015 after the mare posted an impressive win in the ballot-exempt Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Let’s Make Adeal secured ballot-free entry into the Melbourne Cup in ...

2015 Turnbull Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Turnbull Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

An exciting nine race card has been confirmed for 2015 Turnbull Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon, all of which will be contested at black type level and highlighted by the Group 1 feature race contested over 2000m.

Popular mare Royal Descent is favourite to take out this afternoon’s Group 1 Turnbull Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Steve Hart

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Foundry Tops 2015 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

Foundry Tops 2015 The Bart Cummings Field & Odds

A ballot exemption for the iconic Melbourne Cup is up for grabs at Flemington Racecourse this Sunday on Turnbull Stakes Day for the winner of The Bart Cummings 2015 where the early favourite is the Robert Hickmott-trained Foundry.

Foundry (outside) is the favourite to take out the 2015 The Bart Cummings and Melbourne Cup ballot exemption at Flemington ...

La Amistad On Song for Latest Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

La Amistad On Song for Latest Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is confident the team’s proven two miler La Amistad is on track for a 2015 Melbourne Cup bid this spring with the mare’s campaign to continue at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend.

La Amistad will run in the Naturalism Stakes and The Bart Cummings on way to the 2015 Melbourne Cup in November. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

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2015 Melbourne Cup Bid for Rock Diva

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid for Rock Diva

Kiwi horseman Tony Pike is hoping to win a Melbourne Cup 2015 ballot-exemption race with his classy mare Rock Diva this spring giving her the chance to run in the world’s richest handicap on the first Tuesday of November.

A rising five-year-old daughter of Lucky Unicorn, Rock Diva has had three previous runs down under when as a three-year-old she ...

Fifth Melbourne Cup Bid for Precedence

Fifth Melbourne Cup Bid for Precedence

The chance to win a 2015 Melbourne Cup ballot exemption in a race named in honour of his co-trainer Bart Cummings puts veteran galloper Precedence right in the frame for a fifth shot at the world’s richest handicap at Flemington this spring.

Precedence will attempt to run in the 2015 Melbourne Cup for a fifth year third-up this spring at ...

2015 Melbourne Cup Update: No Emergencies But Bart Winner In

2015 Melbourne Cup Update: No Emergencies But Bart Winner In

An update from the Victorian Racing Club (VRC) this week has confirmed the Melbourne Cup 2015 field will feature no emergencies while this year’s The Bart Cummings winner will be exempt from ballot in the famous Flemington feature.

2014 Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist. Photo: Steve Hart.

Run annually on the first Tuesday of November as Flemington Race 7, the ...