News About 2016 Goodwood Cup

Bell Sweats 2016 Melbourne Cup Weight for Big Orange

Bell Sweats 2016 Melbourne Cup Weight for Big Orange

Newmarket’s Michael Bell is keen to give dual Goodwood Cup champion Big Orange a second shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ but is sweating on the release of the Melbourne Cup 2016 weights. Bell and connections travelled the Duke Of Marmalade gelding to Victoria last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival where the horse made…

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

English horseman Ed Dunlop is considering a return to Victoria with last year’s Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Trip To Paris who races next-up in the Lonsdale Cup in August The Champs Elysees gelding enjoyed a stellar campaign this time last year in the UK and down under that he’ll be out to replicate after a…

2016 Melbourne Cup Hopes Line-Up at Goodwood

2016 Melbourne Cup Hopes Line-Up at Goodwood

Thursday’s Goodwood Cup over the two miles in the UK could prove a telling guide to some of the top international hopes looking to travel down under this spring for a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid. The Group 2 staying showdown was won 12 months ago by the Michael Bell-trained Big Orange who went on to…

Big Orange Juicy in Melbourne Cup 2016 Betting

Big Orange Juicy in Melbourne Cup 2016 Betting

British horseman Michael Bell has confirmed plans to send his smart stayer Big Orange back down under for a second Melbourne Cup bid this spring, the English galloper fifth in the ‘race that stops a nation’ last season. Currently the Duke Of Marmalade gelding pays $41 in all-in betting at for the $6 million Group…

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid for Commissioned

2016 Melbourne Cup Bid for Commissioned

The Gordon Elliott-trained hurdler and flat race stayer Commissioned could be Melbourne Cup 2016 bound this spring after the Irish six-year-old’s success in the Queen Alexandra Stakes at Royal Ascot last weekend. The list of international raiders with their sights set on the biggest prize in Australian racing continues to grow in the aftermath of…