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Victoria Derby Day 2017 Tips: Flemington Betting Selections

Victoria Derby Day 2017 Tips: Flemington Betting Selections

2017 Victoria Derby Day kicks off the four-meeting Melbourne Cup Carnival today as the countdown to the Melbourne Cup field release reaches peak and below are the Races.com.au team’s exclusive tips across the card. A day for racing purists, it is an all-Group race program at Flemington Racecourse for VRC Derby Day with the first…

2017 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips on Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

2017 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips on Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

The Melbourne Cup field will be all but be decided once the Lexus Stakes 2017 is run and won at Flemington on Saturday afternoon, betting tips and the latest odds on the important staying showdown found below. A ballot free ride into the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is on offer 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…

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Geelong Cup 2017 nominations for next Wednesday’s Melbourne Cup lead-up are now out with 14 of the 23 early entries also in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November. The Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) has produced a number of Melbourne Cup winners over the years…

2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes Betting Tips & Update

2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes Betting Tips & Update

There is a chance punters will see spring Cups horse uncovered in the Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 on Saturday, our insider betting tips and updated odds for the mile and a half feature found below. There are 10 remaining stayers in this year’s Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) after the early…

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

It is a wide open affair in 2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes betting this weekend on the race offering a ballot exemption to the winner into Saturday week’s Caulfield Cup field. A key non-Group 1 race support act on the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day program, this season’s Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)…

2017 Melbourne Cup Nominations Released

2017 Melbourne Cup Nominations Released

Nominations for the Melbourne Cup 2017 are now out with 140 of the world’s best stayers entered for a shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday November 7. Up from 124 official entries, which included 31 international raiders, at this stage last year the Group 1 $6.2 million Emirates Melbourne…

2017 Sydney Cup Odds Firm on Chairman’s Winner Big Duke

2017 Sydney Cup Odds Firm on Chairman’s Winner Big Duke

Darren Weir’s flying Victorian stayer Big Duke will be very hard to beat in Saturday week’s Sydney Cup 2017 after putting the writing on the wall at Royal Randwick to win the ATC Chairman’s Handicap. The Raven’s Pass five-year-old is all the rage in futures betting on the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at ,…

Chairman’s Handicap 2017 Betting Odds & Tips

Chairman’s Handicap 2017 Betting Odds & Tips

One of the first features at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney is the ATC Chairman’s Handicap 2017, betting tips and the latest odds on the Sydney Cup lead-up found below. Due to run as Randwick Race 3 at 1:20pm (AEDT) on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’, just nine stayers make up the field for…