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2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

The Australian Cup 2018 at Flemington is earmarked as the first of three likely Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 targets for last Saturday’s impressive Zipping Classic winner The Taj Mahal. Now prepared at Macedon Lodge, the Lloyd Williams-rained Irish import was dominant at Ladbrokes Park storming three and a half-lengths clear of stablemate and…

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

Race fans will likely have to wait until next year before Lindsey Smith brings his gun Perth galloper Scales Of Justice to the eastern states with a possible Australian Cup 2018 bid at Flemington pending in the autumn. To date the four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt has enjoyed a stellar start to his…

Humidor is the 2017 Australian Cup Winner

Humidor is the 2017 Australian Cup Winner

Humidor has produced an impressive turn of foot in the final straight at Flemington this afternoon to be crowned the 2017 Australian Cup winner. Leading Victorian trainer Darren Weir saddled Voodoo Lad to second in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) in the prior race, but punters rallied around Humidor in the hours leading up…

Flemington Super Saturday 2017 Results: Humidor Wins Australian Cup

Flemington Super Saturday 2017 Results: Humidor Wins Australian Cup

Super Saturday 2017 at Flemington Racecourse featuring a dual shot of Group 1 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival action takes place today, Saturday March 11, with the real time Flemington race results for all nine races updated right here throughout the day. Melbourne racing peaks today with Flemington Race 7 – the $1.25 million Group 1…

Australian Cup 2017 Tips & Odds Update: Real Love Out

Australian Cup 2017 Tips & Odds Update: Real Love Out

There’s been a firming of the favourites in the 2017 Australian Cup odds ahead of the weight-for-age feature at Flemington on Saturday with Real Love out of the race. Flying Victorian horseman Darren Weir confirmed on Friday morning that former Perth Cup winning mare Real Love would not be taking her spot in the $1.5…

2017 Australian Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Australian Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Australian Cup 2017 is the weight-for-age feature on the ‘Super Saturday’ race card at Flemington Racecourse this weekend, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for which can be found below. There are a dozen smart staying types facing off in the $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) this Melbourne Autumn Racing…

Stratum Star Leads 2017 Australian Cup Field

Stratum Star Leads 2017 Australian Cup Field

Darren Weir’s in-form galloper Stratum Star tops a twelve-horse Australian Cup 2017 field facing off at Flemington Racecourse on ‘Super Saturday’ this weekend in Melbourne. Running as Flemington Race 8 at 4:35pm (AEDT), it is a star-studded edition of the $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) including last start Group 2 Peter Young Stakes…

2017 Australian Cup Betting: Humidor Favourite

2017 Australian Cup Betting: Humidor Favourite

Darren Weir’s progressive four-year-old Humidor is early favourite in the pre-field Australian Cup 2017 betting markets for the weight-for-age feature at Flemington Racecourse on ‘Super Saturday’. Of the official 27 nominations in the mix for this season’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m), the futures favourite at is Humidor at $3.60 for the win….

No Surprises: Winx Ruled Out of 2017 Australian Cup

No Surprises: Winx Ruled Out of 2017 Australian Cup

Unsurprisingly master trainer Chris Waller has confirmed Sydney is the focus for his star mare Winx this autumn with the ten-time Group 1 winner to skip the Australian Cup 2017 Saturday week at Flemington. Heading towards legendary status after posting her fifteenth win on the trot on a mud Randwick track in last weekend’s Chipping…

Stratum Star heads to the Australian Cup after Peter Young Stakes win

Stratum Star heads to the Australian Cup after Peter Young Stakes win

Tough galloper Stratum Star will now head towards the 2017 Australian Cup after scoring a hat trick of wins with his victory in the Group 2 $200,000 Crown Lager Peter Young Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield today. The Darren Weir trained Stratum Star travelled to Perth over the summer to win the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston…