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Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Aidan O’Brien’s Australian-performed Irish galloper Highland Reel is clear favourite to take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on the world-famous Hong Kong International Race Day. The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to face off in the HK$16.5 million (AUD$2.8m) Longines Hong Kong Vase (2400m) over the mile…

Classy Field Confirmed for 2014 Parramatta Cup

Classy Field Confirmed for 2014 Parramatta Cup

The 2014 Listed Parramatta Cup (1900m) will feature a talented pool of nine runners for race 5 at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, including Her Majesty The Queen-owned Carlton House. Having claimed three wins from 12 starts, Carlton House (barrier 5) began his racing career under the care of leading British trainer Sir Michael Stoute, but was…

Late Mail 2013 Melbourne Cup Tips

Late Mail 2013 Melbourne Cup Tips

Melbourne Cup Day 2013 has finally arrived and we have put together the late mail betting tips for the $6 million race. The late mail tip to win the 2013 Melbourne Cup is Verema, who has drawn ideally in barrier three. Lloyd Williams, who has six runners in the two mile classic, believes that the…

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Update – Fiorente Only One Under $10

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Update – Fiorente Only One Under $10

There are only hours to go before the Melbourne Cup 2013 steals the spotlight at Flemington Racecourse at 3:00pm (AEST) and in the latest betting markets on the ‘race that stops a nation’ Fiorente is the only remaining single figure chance. Earlier in the week punters could get both the Gai Waterhouse-trained favourite Fiorente as…

Can Dear Demi Do It For the Girls in the 2013 Melbourne Cup?

Can Dear Demi Do It For the Girls in the 2013 Melbourne Cup?

There are three mares in the Melbourne Cup 2013 field including Dear Demi who is out to become the first of her kind to win the iconic handicap since the mighty Makybe Diva made it a triple in 2005. Since the Melbourne Cup was inaugurated in 1861 a total of 13 mares have taken it…

Will The 2013 Melbourne Cup Results Fall In Favour Of Verema?

Will The 2013 Melbourne Cup Results Fall In Favour Of Verema?

Verema will be looking to post her third straight win when she runs in the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington tomorrow. The four-year-old mare won the Group 2 Prix Maurice De Nieuil over 2,800 metres two starts back, before claiming another win in the Group 2 Prix Kergorlayin France over 3,000 metres last run. Verema…

2013 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Tip

2013 Melbourne Cup Trifecta Tip

The best way to enjoy the spectacle that is the ‘race that stops a nation’ is to get in on a great Aussie tradition and have a bet on Flemington Race 7 tomorrow, and to help you do that below is the Races.com.au team’s insider Melbourne Cup Trifecta tip 2013. There are 24 horses making…

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2013 – Fiorente Favourite in 5

Melbourne Cup Barriers 2013 – Fiorente Favourite in 5

The highly-anticipated Melbourne Cup barrier draw 2013 has been determined with early favourite Fiorente drawing ideally in barrier five for trainer Gai Waterhouse shooting for her maiden win in the ‘race that stops a nation’. Waterhouse’s other chance in the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), French import Tres Blue, didn’t fare as…

Melbourne Cup Field 2013 Announced

Melbourne Cup Field 2013 Announced

Final acceptances revealing the capacity 24-horse Melbourne Cup field 2013 have officially been announced with the stayers lining up in the 153rdedition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ now known. Let the betting begin on the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), scheduled as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) next Tuesday…

2013 Melbourne Cup Field & Barriers Out on Derby Day

2013 Melbourne Cup Field & Barriers Out on Derby Day

The countdown is on until the 153rd edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the Melbourne Cup 2013 to light up Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) on Tuesday November 5. In anticipation of the iconic cup clash the official Melbourne Cup 2013 field of final acceptors along with the all-important…