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2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

Every season the Melbourne Cup results produce a unique racing tale to go down in the history books and on Tuesday the 2017 edition of the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Irish raider Rekindling was no different. O’Brien is a 24-year-old former Irish jockey who became the youngster ever horseman…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Trifecta Tip: Winner & Exotics

Melbourne Cup 2017 Trifecta Tip: Winner & Exotics

The Melbourne Cup 2017 Trifecta tipping the first three stayers over the line in the famous Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday is a tough result to predict, but below are the Races.com.au team’s top Melbourne Cup horses to back in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The line-up for the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Some Melbourne Cup 2017 form experts are raising queries about the 3200m ability of Johannes Vermeer but part-owner Nick Williams said the Irish raider would run out the two miles no worries. There are 11 Northern hemisphere-trained stayers making the raid on Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) due to…

Lexus Stakes 2017 Odds: Harlem Tipped to Make Melbourne Cup Field

Lexus Stakes 2017 Odds: Harlem Tipped to Make Melbourne Cup Field

A final spot in the Melbourne Cup field is on offer this Saturday in the 2017 Lexus Stakes, odds on the VRC Derby Day support act favouring the Lindsay Park-trained Harlem to gain a run in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The David Hayes-led Lindsay Park stable already have two confirmed runners in next…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams could have as many as seven starters in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field as he chases an incredible sixth win in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Williams secured his fifth Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) success last spring with Almandin ridden to victory by Kerrin McEvoy. His…

2017 Cox Plate: Watch And Cheer for Winx Says Hayes

2017 Cox Plate: Watch And Cheer for Winx Says Hayes

Last Saturday’s Caulfield Cup winning trainer and owner David Hayes has described the 2017 Cox Plate on Saturday as “a good year to watch and cheer for Winx”. Hayes, in partnership with his son Ben and nephew Tom Dabernig, made history in the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) last Saturday taking out the mile-and-a-half classic…

Late Mail Caulfield Cup Tips 2017

Late Mail Caulfield Cup Tips 2017

The countdown is on until the Caulfield Cup 2017 is run and won this afternoon in Melbourne and below are the Races.com.au team’s late mail tips on the big one of the day. There are 17 chances in this season’s Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) field, an important qualifier for the Melbourne…

Caulfield Cup 2017 Betting Update: Who The Punters are Tipping

Caulfield Cup 2017 Betting Update: Who The Punters are Tipping

Group 1 race days over the spring carnival are a punters’ dream and often following the money trail can prove a winning move, so who are the fans backing in 2017 Caulfield Cup betting his afternoon? Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) Caulfield Race 8 4:30pm (AEDT) 17 starters Favourite: #3 Johannes Vermeer…

Latest 2017 Caulfield Cup Odds: Ventura Storm Market Mover

Latest 2017 Caulfield Cup Odds: Ventura Storm Market Mover

Ventura Storm has dominated Caulfield Cup 2017 betting over race day morning with the Lindsay Park-trained import emerging as the genuine market mover. Of the 17 stayers facing off in the Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) this afternoon at 4:30pm (AEDT), it is progressive Zoffany entire Ventura Storm that the punters are…

2017 Caulfield Cup Field: Melbourne Cup Chances

2017 Caulfield Cup Field: Melbourne Cup Chances

The opening leg of the coveted Spring Cups double takes place today in Victoria, but what horses in the Caulfield Cup 2017 field are livewire chances to get behind in the Melbourne Cup odds for the first Tuesday of November? Caulfield Race 8 this afternoon features 17 stayers doing battle in the Group 1 $3.15…