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Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

The final field for Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup is all but confirmed following the running of both the Lexus Stakes (2500m) and Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington this afternoon.

Admire Rakti headlines the likely 2014 Melbourne Cup final field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Beginning that day in ballot position 36; 12 places outside the Melbourne Cup final field, Signoff...

2014 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips

This weekend Victoria’s Flemington Racecourse will light up for the Melbourne Cup Carnival opener featuring nine Group races including the Lexus Stakes 2014 – betting tips for which are found below.

Marksmanship is the Races.com.au’s upset 2014 Lexus Stakes betting tip. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

There are 13 stayers making up the field for this year’s $300,000 Group 3 ...

Lexus Stakes 2014 Form Guide for Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Lexus Stakes 2014 Form Guide for Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Two final races this weekend offer horses outside the top 24 in the Melbourne Cup order of entry a chance to make the field for the famous Flemington feature including the 2014 Lexus Stakes, the detailed form guide for which can be found right here.

Signoff (centre) is clear favourite to win the Lexus Stakes on Saturday and make ...

Signoff Clear Favourite to Win 2014 Lexus Stakes

Signoff Clear Favourite to Win 2014 Lexus Stakes

The Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) is the key supporting race of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington this Saturday.

Signoff is favourite to win the Lexus Stakes and earn a place in the Melbourne Cup field. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

13 potential stayers have confirmed for the race, with all but one then nominated for the Group 1 ...

Caravan Rolls On a Likely Starter for 2014 Lexus Stakes

Caravan Rolls On a Likely Starter for 2014 Lexus Stakes

2014 Geelong Cup winner Caravan Rolls On will likely start the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington this Saturday, since his place in the 2014 Melbourne Cup field is not guaranteed.

Caravan Rolls On will likely start the Lexus Starts to earn himself a spot in the Melbourne Cup field. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The seven-year-old entire ...

2014 Lexus Stakes Nominations – Last Chance for Melbourne Cup

2014 Lexus Stakes Nominations – Last Chance for Melbourne Cup

A field full of last chance Melbourne Cup hopes will face off in the Lexus Stakes 2014 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend with nominations for the Victoria Derby Day support act now out.

Araldo is the shortest priced Melbourne Cup hope nominated for Saturday’s Lexus Stakes 2014 lead-up. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Running as one of nine Group races ...

Caravan Hopes to Roll On Through to 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

Caravan Hopes to Roll On Through to 2014 Melbourne Cup Field

Danny O’Brien will nominate and accept with Caravan Rolls On for this Saturday’s Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington Racecourse, but it’s a race the trainer is hopeful won’t come to fruition.

Geelong Cup winner Caravan Rolls On is hoping to go straight into the Melbourne Cup without a start in the Lexus Stakes. Photo by Race Horse ...

Caravan Rolls On Penalty Doesn’t Guarantee Melbourne Cup Start

Caravan Rolls On Penalty Doesn’t Guarantee Melbourne Cup Start

After Caravan Rolls On won the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) Wednesday afternoon, connections were hopeful the seven-year-old horse would receive a weight penalty for the 2014 Melbourne Cup, and help him move closer to a start.

Caravan Rolls On has not guaranteed himself a Melbourne Cup start after being penalised just 1.5kg for his Geelong Cup win. Photo ...

Caravan Rolls On Wins 2014 Geelong Cup

Caravan Rolls On Wins 2014 Geelong Cup

The Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) was a bizarre race, with horses stopping and starting at every turn. Zanbagh was third for most of the beginning before falling back to eighth while Like A Carousel got stuck at the end of the pack before coming home for a third place finish.

Caravan Rolls On will hopefully get a Melbourne Cup ...

2014 Geelong Cup Betting Update

2014 Geelong Cup Betting Update

A field of 13 stayers will run in the 2014 Geelong Cup on Wednesday, offering punters a variety of betting options and the chance to back a winner.

Can Zanbagh (middle) win the 2014 Geelong Cup with odds of $6? Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) will run as Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEDT) ...