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Capitalist Is The 2016 Magic Millions Classic Winner

Capitalist Is The 2016 Magic Millions Classic Winner

Capitalist is now a dominant favourite in Golden Slipper betting markets after he recorded a soft victory in the 2016 Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast this afternoon. Capitalist went straight to the top of Magic Millions Classic betting markets when he made his racing debut with a dominant win in the Listed Breeders’…

Payne Gets Last Ride on Precedence in Sandown Cup 2015

Payne Gets Last Ride on Precedence in Sandown Cup 2015

It may not hold quite the same amount of prestige as the ‘race that stops a nation’ but this weekend Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne gets the last ride aboard retiring stayer Precedence in the 2015 Sandown Cup. Aboard a $101 roughie shot, Payne defied the odds on the first Tuesday of November this…

Hill Stakes winner Preferment on track for Melbourne Cup

Hill Stakes winner Preferment on track for Melbourne Cup

Perferment proved that he is well on track for the Melbourne Cup with a tough grinding win in the Group 2 $200,000 Ascend Sales Trophies Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick today. Today’s win was only Preferment’s second from thirteen starts and his first since winning the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington…

2015 Epsom Aim for Tramway Winner Hooked

2015 Epsom Aim for Tramway Winner Hooked

Epsom Handicap 2015 bound stallion Hooked surprised even his trainer John Thompson running out of his skin in an impressive all-the-way effort to take out the Tramway Stakes at Royal Randwick on Chelmsford Stakes Day. Thompson said pre-race the widely-drawn Casino Prince stallion would run a cheeky race in the $175,000 Group 2 Tattersalls Club…

Fifth Melbourne Cup Bid for Precedence

Fifth Melbourne Cup Bid for Precedence

The chance to win a 2015 Melbourne Cup ballot exemption in a race named in honour of his co-trainer Bart Cummings puts veteran galloper Precedence right in the frame for a fifth shot at the world’s richest handicap at Flemington this spring. The Bart & James Cummings-trained son of Zabeel is a rising ten-year-old but…

2014 Melbourne Cup Trainers to Back

2014 Melbourne Cup Trainers to Back

Behind every Melbourne Cup winner is a Melbourne Cup winning trainer and with the countdown on until the 2014 Melbourne Cup lights up Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) this afternoon, here we take a look at the trainers to get behind for the win. There are 22 horses left after two early…

2014 Melbourne Cup Facts & Stats

2014 Melbourne Cup Facts & Stats

The first Tuesday of November is nearly here and with the Melbourne Cup 2014 field ready to face off at Flemington Racecourse tomorrow in Race 7 at 3pm (AEDT) we take a look at the historical facts and stats on this time-honoured classic. Want to uncover where the value bets are at on this year’s…

Bart Cummings After 13th Melbourne Cup Winner With Precedence

Bart Cummings After 13th Melbourne Cup Winner With Precedence

He’s the ‘Cups King’ boasting a record 12 Melbourne Cup winners since 1965 but can the master Bart Cummings make it a baker’s dozen with his sole shot Precedence next Tuesday? Of the 38 stayers still officially entered for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) just one comes from the stables of…

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Sertorius Officially Scratched

2014 Melbourne Cup Field: Sertorius Officially Scratched

Following yesterday’s reports that the Jamie Edwards-trained Sertorius was in doubt for a Melbourne Cup 2014 run after a disappointing Geelong Cup effort earlier in the week, the veteran stayer has officially been scratched from the ‘race that stops the nation’. The seven-year-old son of Galileo has been ruled out of the remainder of the…

Tight Track to Suit Adelaide in 2014 Cox Plate

Tight Track to Suit Adelaide in 2014 Cox Plate

The horse may be yet to race down under and drawn wide for his Australian debut on Saturday but star Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien is confident the notoriously tight Moonee Valley circuit will suit his visitor Adelaide in the Cox Plate 2014. O’Brien hasn’t saddled-up a horse down under since a disappointing Melbourne Cup bid…