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Final 2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Last Word on All Horses

Final 2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Last Word on All Horses

Time is ticking down to Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) and below are the Races.com.au team’s final words on the Melbourne Cup 2017 Horses. #1 Hartnell ($26): Big task for the top weight and third placegetter last year. His third go in the race, has been kept fresh, but has had his chance and…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tip: McEvoy to Win from Wide Again

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tip: McEvoy to Win from Wide Again

German trainer Andreas Wohler has been there and done that in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ and his 2017 Melbourne Cup Tip is for dual winning hoop Kerrin McEvoy to get the job done on his widely-drawn runner Red Cardinal. Wohler enjoyed a win in the world’s richest handicap in 2014 with Protectionist who…

Melbourne Cup Tips 2017: Two Words on Each Horse

Melbourne Cup Tips 2017: Two Words on Each Horse

Picking the Melbourne Cup winner is a notoriously hard task each spring, but below the Races.com.au team have summed up the winning hopes of all the horses in just two words so you can sort out your Melbourne Cup Tips 2017 before the 3:00pm (AEDT) jump. There are 23 remaining runners in the Group 1…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

The Melbourne Cup and Frankie Dettori have had a love-hate relationship over the years, but the leading hoop believes he may never have a better chance to win ‘the race that stops a nation’ than when he rides Almandin at Flemington tomorrow. Dettori arrived in Melbourne this morning and he will be having his 15th…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

One of the country’s oldest races, the history on the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ gives punters plenty of hoodoos and trends to consider when doing the Melbourne Cup 2017 tips for Tuesday. The famous Flemington Race 7 jumps at 3:00pm (AEDT) on the first Tuesday of November each spring and there are currently 23…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Some Melbourne Cup 2017 form experts are raising queries about the 3200m ability of Johannes Vermeer but part-owner Nick Williams said the Irish raider would run out the two miles no worries. There are 11 Northern hemisphere-trained stayers making the raid on Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) due to…

2017 Melbourne Cup betting: Almandin’s odds drift

2017 Melbourne Cup betting: Almandin’s odds drift

The 2017 Melbourne Cup betting has opened up considerably overnight with the defending champion Almandin’s odds drifting out to $8. Almandin was installed the $6.50 favourite when the final field for Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington was released on Saturday afternoon. The Lloyd Williams owned, Robert Hickmott trained Almandin is…

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds: Boom Time at long odds to complete Cups double

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds: Boom Time at long odds to complete Cups double

Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time is at long Melbourne Cup Odds to win the coveted Melbourne Spring Carnival feature Cups double. The Lindsay Park trained Boom Time scored a shock win at $101 when he powered through the line to win the Group 1 $3.15m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 21. Bookies…

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Jon Snow in Danger

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Jon Snow in Danger

Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman are in danger of losing their Melbourne Cup 2017 contender Jon Snow with the Kiwi galloper showing signs of lameness ahead of next Tuesday’s ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The fitness of the four-year-old Iffraaj entire has come under fire following the final Melbourne Cup horse examinations by Racing Victoria…

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…