News About 2016 Australian Cup

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins in Protest

2016 Australian Cup Results: Preferment Wins in Protest

A protest by jockey Hugh Bowman has been upheld and Preferment has been crowned the 2016 Australian Cup winner after passing the post second behind the Team Corstens-trained Awesome Rock. Preferment jumped from the barriers well and took a position just off the pace of Awesome Rock who set only a fair tempo for the…

Flemington Test for Bow Creek in 2016 Australian Cup

Flemington Test for Bow Creek in 2016 Australian Cup

Godolphin trainer John O’Shea is quietly confident Bow Creek can salute for the Australian Cup 2016 punters on ‘Super Saturday’, but said how the import handles his first look at Flemington Racecourse will be the test. Shamardal five-year-old Bow Creek broke his maiden status down under last time out when scoring a solid one and…

2016 Australian Cup Betting Tips

2016 Australian Cup Betting Tips

The headline event for weight-for-age gallopers at Flemington Racecourse on ‘Super Saturday’, March 12, is the Australian Cup 2016 – betting tips for which are found below. Jumping as Flemington Race 7 at 4:30pm (AEDT) as the second elite level on the program, this season’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) field is down…

Australian Cup Ideal for Our Ivanhowe

Australian Cup Ideal for Our Ivanhowe

Trainer Lee Freedman was pleased with Our Ivanhowe’s competitive return a fortnight ago and is confident the talented import will be very difficult to beat in the conditions of Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington. Jumping from the gates well in the Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m), Our Ivanhowe took a handy…

2016 Australian Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Australian Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The richest race on the Flemington card for ‘Super Saturday’ this weekend is the weight-for-age Australian Cup 2016, the Races.com.au team’s insider form guide and betting analysis for which is found below. Set to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:30pm (AEDT) this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) originally attracted 11 hopefuls…

Bow Creek Heads 2016 Australian Cup Field & Odds

Bow Creek Heads 2016 Australian Cup Field & Odds

After breaking his Australian maiden status last start the John O’Shea-trained import Bow Creek is the favourite final acceptor for Saturday’s 2016 Australian Cup field at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. One of two elite levels on the ‘Super Saturday’ line-up, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) has attracted 11 runners and is…

Suavito Set for 2016 Australian Cup Test

Suavito Set for 2016 Australian Cup Test

Nigel Blackiston is confident his in-form mare Suavito is ready to take on the boys over 2000m in Saturday’s Australian Cup 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. The five-year-old daughter of Thorn Park is one of 27 horses still officially entered for this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) that runs along with the $1.25…

Rising Romance Ready for Australian Cup

Rising Romance Ready for Australian Cup

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig has been pleased with the progression made by Rising Romance through her two competitive starts this time and is confident the Group 1 winning mare is ready for a return to winning form in Saturday’s 2016 Australian Cup (1600m) at Flemington. Rising Romance has been unlucky to draw outside in both starts…

2016 Australian Cup Next for Preferment

2016 Australian Cup Next for Preferment

After a first-up fourth to his star stablemate Winx in the weekend’s Chipping Norton Stakes, the Chris Waller-trained Preferment will head to Melbourne next-up for a shot at the Australian Cup 2016 at Flemington Racecourse on March 12. Winner of the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) last October at the famous Flemington track, Waller’s 2014…

2016 Australian Cup First Acceptances Leave 27

2016 Australian Cup First Acceptances Leave 27

Twenty-seven horses remain in contention for the Australian Cup 2016 on ‘Super Saturday’ at Flemington Racecourse next month after first acceptances closed on Tuesday. One of two elite level Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival features taking place on March 12, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) originally attracted 55 nominations. That number was…