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Admire Rakti Leads 2014 Melbourne Cup Odds

Admire Rakti Leads 2014 Melbourne Cup Odds

Caulfield Cup winner Admire Rakti has firmed into clear favouritism in the Melbourne Cup 2014 odds at bookmakers around the country for the world’s richest handicap on the first Tuesday of November.

Caulfield Cup winner Admire Rakti is now the clear 2014 Melbourne Cup favourite for next month. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Japanese raider on Saturday become the ...

2014 Caulfield Cup Day – Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Caulfield Cup Day – Scratchings & Track Report

Today in Melbourne Caulfield Cup Day 2014 kicks off the spring majors with a bumper 10-race program headed by a dwindling list of stayers facing off in the $3 million Group 1 Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Last year’s third placegetter Dear Demi is one of four 2014 Caulfield Cup scratchings. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

It is a ...

The Offer Will Run in 2014 Caulfield Cup

The Offer Will Run in 2014 Caulfield Cup

Following a mass exodus of runners from the Group 1 Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m) field, we can report that Gai Waterhouse’s The Offer will line up.

The Offer will start in the Caulfield Cup after being given the all-clear from his vet check. Photo by Steve Hart.

Dandino and Gris Caro were scratched on Thursday due to ...

Will Unchain My Heart Conjure a Massive 2014 Caulfield Cup Upset?

Will Unchain My Heart Conjure a Massive 2014 Caulfield Cup Upset?

Initially confirmed as third emergency for this weekend’s feature race, the scratching of leading Japanese stayer Bande has allowed Unchain My Heart to secure a berth in the 2014 Caulfield Cup (2400m).

Unchain My Heart has been confirmed to contest the 2014 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a credible total of ten race win and a further ...

Bande Shockingly Scratched From 2014 Caulfield Cup

Bande Shockingly Scratched From 2014 Caulfield Cup

The 2014 Caulfield Cup field is shaping up to be a very different one than punters expected following the shock scratching of Japanese superstar stayer Bande.

Unchain My Heat (pictured) will get a 2014 Caulfield Cup start following the shocking scratching of Bande. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The five-year-old failed a veterinary examination carried out by Racing ...

Can Lucia Valentina Beat Favourites’ Hoodoo in Caulfield Cup 2014?

Can Lucia Valentina Beat Favourites’ Hoodoo in Caulfield Cup 2014?

This Saturday in Melbourne Lucia Valentina will look to become just the third favourite in 11 years to salute for the punters in the 2014 Caulfield Cup, but is history on her side to defeat the hoodoo?

Turnbull Stakes winner Lucia Valentina has a favourites’ hoodoo to overcome in Saturday’s 2014 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

The four-year-old daughter ...

Bande Draws “Perfect” Caulfield Cup 2014 Barrier

Bande Draws “Perfect” Caulfield Cup 2014 Barrier

Japanese superstar stayer Bande drew barrier 10 for the 2014 Caulfield Cup, but will actually jump from gate nine following the scratching of the four emergencies.

Bande will need to beat Caulfield Cup favourite Lucia Valentina (pictured) home on Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bande is one of 18 horses set to compete in the $3 million Group 1 ...

2014 Caulfield Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2014 Caulfield Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

On Saturday Melbourne will host the first of the ‘Big Three’ spring majors with the Caulfield Cup 2014 taking centre stage, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below.

Lucia Valentina is the firming favourite for Saturday’s 2014 Caulfield Cup in Melbourne. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 18 confirmed starters plus four emergencies lying in ...

Lucia Valentina Retains 2014 Caulfield Cup Favouritism

Lucia Valentina Retains 2014 Caulfield Cup Favouritism

The 2014 Caulfield Cup barrier draw was announced live at Crown casino Tuesday afternoon at 5:45pm (AEDT), with all 18 runners plus four emergencies learning their starting positions.

Lucia Valentina retained favouritism for the 2014 Caulfield Cup after drawing barrier 12. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Lucia Valentina retained favouritism for the $3 million race after she drew gate ...

Caulfield Cup 2014 Barrier Draw

Caulfield Cup 2014 Barrier Draw

The Group 1 Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m) barriers were drawn on Wednesday afternoon at 5:45pm (AEDT) for the 18 final field runners plus four emergencies.

Lucia Valentina (outside) and Lidari (centre) are among the runners in the 2014 Caulfield Cup final field. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The 2014 Caulfield Cup is set to be full of ...