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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. Beginning that day in ballot position 36; 12 places outside the Melbourne Cup final field, Signoff secured a position in the Race That Stops a Nation’s…

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. There are 13 stayers making up the field for this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m), the Melbourne Cup ballot exemption offering showdown…

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. Running as one of nine races on the all Group-race…

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. 13 potential stayers have confirmed for the race, with all but one then nominated for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) three days later on Tuesday, November 4. With a guaranteed Cup start awarded to…

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. The seven-year-old entire is currently sitting at 27th in the order of entry for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m),…

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. Running as one of nine Group races in Melbourne on Saturday, the $300,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) is one of the…

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. O’Brien has his sights set firmly on the 2014 Melbourne Cup, and was hopeful the seven-year-old Caravan Rolls On would receive a…

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. This morning he received a 1.5kg weight penalty for his Geelong Cup victory from Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper…

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. One horse that didn’t…

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. The Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) will run as Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEDT) with a prize pool of $300,000. More than half of the field is…