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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 justified his extremely short quote to take out the 2016 Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Capitalist went straight to the top of ...

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.

10-year-old stayer Precedence will finish his career with a 2015 Sandown Cup run on Saturday with Melbourne Cup winning hoop ...

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.

Preferment, white sleeves, gold cap, scores a tough win in the Hill Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Today’s win was only Preferment’s second from thirteen starts and ...

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.

Upset Tramway Stakes winner Hooked laid his claims for next month’s 2015 Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

Thompson said pre-race the ...

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.

Precedence will attempt to run in the 2015 Melbourne Cup for a fifth year third-up this spring at ...

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.

Precedence is prepared by the most successful Melbourne Cup trainer of all time ...

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.

Admire Rakti is the 2014 Melbourne Cup favourite. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Want to uncover where ...

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?

Precedence (outside) is an outside chance to hand Bart Cummings with a 12th Melbourne Cup trophy next Tuesday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Of the 38 stayers still officially ...

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’.

Sertorius has officially been scratched from the 2014 Melbourne Cup entries. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The seven-year-old ...

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.

Irish raider Adelaide should be suited to the Moonee Valley track in Saturday’s Cox Plate 2014. Photo: ...