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Melbourne Cup Winner Americain Ruled out of Caulfield Cup 2011

Melbourne Cup Winner Americain Ruled out of Caulfield Cup 2011

After only yesterday being paid up for at second declaration stage for the 2011 Caulfield Cup, Australian co-owner Gerry Ryan has since confirmed French raider Americain will not contest the $2.5 million feature and will instead be saved to focus on going back-to-back in the famed Melbourne Cup. There were 80 horses left in the…

Melbourne Cup Contenders Head 2011 Underwood Stakes Entries

Melbourne Cup Contenders Head 2011 Underwood Stakes Entries

A star-studded line-up of 2011 Melbourne Cup hopefuls have been entered for the feature race at Caulfield this Saturday, 23 nominations taken today for the Underwood Stakes 2011. Headlining a bumper race card that includes many crucial lead-up races to the Melbourne Spring Carnival majors is the $350,000 Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m). A race…

2011 Caulfield Cup Start for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner

2011 Caulfield Cup Start for Makybe Diva Stakes Winner

The first race offering a Caulfield Cup 2011 ballot exemption will take centre stage at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, the $300,000 Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) shaping up as a scintillating spring showdown with Caulfield Cup favourite Lights Of Heaven leading the field. There are now 15 horses set to contest the weight-for-age Makybe…

2011 Melbourne Cup Prospects Take on Premiers

2011 Melbourne Cup Prospects Take on Premiers

A full field of 14 gallopers, including a number of key Melbourne Cup 2011 hopefuls, will face off at Rosehill this Saturday in the $100,000 Listed Premier’s Cup (1800m). The 2011 Premier’s Cup is one of two black-type features for punters to enjoy a Rosehill bet on this weekend along with the much awaited $125,000…

Gai’s Herculean The Metropolitan Nominations 2011

Gai’s Herculean The Metropolitan Nominations 2011

Prominent Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse already holds a strong hand in the 2011 The Metropolitan having nominated 17 of her gallopers for the Sydney Spring Carnival feature including defending champion Herculian Prince. Nominations for three of the Group 1 Epsom Super Saturday features have been released ahead of the October 1 race day including those…

Caulfield Cup 2011 Hope Gets into Gear at Flemington

Caulfield Cup 2011 Hope Gets into Gear at Flemington

Kilmore-based father and son training team Lee and Shannon Hope are eager for a good showing from their Group winning galloper Folding Gear in the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington this Saturday having nominated the horse for both the 2011 Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate 2011 on Tuesday. Johar four-year-old Folding Gear may be lightly-raced…

Cedarberg Starts Melbourne Cup 2011 Campaign

Cedarberg Starts Melbourne Cup 2011 Campaign

Pat Carey’s Group 1 winning galloper Cedarberg is one of the headline nominees for the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington this Saturday, the Flemington-based trainer using the race as the starting point of a 2011 Melbourne Cup crusade. Helenus five-year-old Cedarberg has been strong in the futures betting markets for both the $2.5 million Group…

Topweight Alandi Ruled out of 2010 Melbourne Cup

Topweight Alandi Ruled out of 2010 Melbourne Cup

Lloyd Williams’ highly rated imported galloper Alandi has been ruled out of the remainder of the Spring Racing Carnival including the 2010 Melbourne Cup. Galileo six-year-old Alandi, trained by Robert Hickmott while Down Under, arrived in Australia back in May but after just two starts will return to Ireland missing both the Caulfield and Melbourne…

2010 Naturalism Stakes Final Field, Barriers & Betting Tips

2010 Naturalism Stakes Final Field, Barriers & Betting Tips

*Note: Alandi has been scratched from the 2010 Naturalisim Stakes Caulfield Racecourse is set to host the next major meeting of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this Saturday featuring a bumper card of Group races including the $125,000 Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m). The 2010 Naturalism Stakes is one of the most anticipated races of…

2010 Melbourne Cup Ballot

2010 Melbourne Cup Ballot

An updated order of entry for the 2010 Melbourne Cup ballot has been released by the VRC detailing the horses that have, and those that are still yet to pass, the first ballot clause for the 150th Emirates Melbourne Cup on Tuesday November 2. There are now 78 horses that have passed the first ballot…