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Appleby’s Frontiersman on 2017 Melbourne Cup Hunt

Appleby’s Frontiersman on 2017 Melbourne Cup Hunt

The Charlie Appleby-trained Godolphin galloper Frontiersman is on the hunt for a Melbourne Cup 2017 bid down under this spring racing next-up at Newmarket in the UK this week. The iconic $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) run at Flemington on Tuesday November 7 could be on the cards for the Dubawi stallion…

Makybe Diva Return for Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin?

Makybe Diva Return for Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin?

Five-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams is considering a first-up run in the 2017 Makybe Diva Stakes for his latest champion of the ‘race that stops a nation’, but admits it is hard to find a suitable early spring option for Almandin. Monsun gelding Almandin scored an upset over Heartbreak City (2nd) and Hartnell…

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Last year’s Geelong Cup – Sandown Cup double winning English raider Qewy looks on track for a return trip to Australia this spring for a second shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017. The Godolphin-raced son of Street Cry is prepared at Newmarket by Charlie Appleby and enjoyed a successful spring bid down under last…

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot. The talented Coolmore-raced Galileo stallion enjoyed his second win on the trot for the month with Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore guiding…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Chris Waller’s evergreen veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman is in the paddock gearing up for a fourth shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the 2017 Melbourne Cup target pending in the spring. The rising nine-year-old has been ultra-consistent in the two mile classics down under since the son of Yamanin Vital transferred…

2017 Sydney Cup Results: Polarisation Wins Again

2017 Sydney Cup Results: Polarisation Wins Again

Over the weekend at Royal Randwick jockey Corey Brown repeated his Sydney Cup 2017 winning ride on the Charlie Appleby-trained UK raider Polarisation who enjoyed success in “take-two” of the two mile classic. A fortnight ago Brown rode the Godolphin-raced Polarisation to “win” the subsequently voided edition of the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney…

2017 Sydney Cup Betting Tips

2017 Sydney Cup Betting Tips

A field of fourteen stayers face off in the rescheduled Sydney Cup 2017 this Saturday at Randwick, betting tips and updated odds on the two mile showdown found below. On April 8 the original $2 million Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) was called off mid-race and the results of the handful of runners that ran…

Sydney Cup 2017 Form Guide Preview

Sydney Cup 2017 Form Guide Preview

Punters are treated to take-two of the 2017 Sydney Cup this weekend extending Group 1 autumn racing at Royal Randwick, our updated form guide analysis and betting preview for the staying showdown found below. The original $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) on April 8 was a tragically abandoned due to the fall…

2017 Sydney Cup Betting Update: Filly Drifts

2017 Sydney Cup Betting Update: Filly Drifts

The punters are shying away from Lasqueti Spirit scoring an historic Sydney Cup 2017 victory in the re-run this weekend with the money flying in for the favourite Big Duke. Big Duke went around in the abandoned first running of this season’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) a fortnight back, the two…

Sydney Cup 2017 Distance No Worries for Mister Impatience

Sydney Cup 2017 Distance No Worries for Mister Impatience

Michael Moroney is confident his imported galloper Mister Impatience will see out the two miles of Saturday’s 2017 Sydney Cup re-run no worries at Randwick Racecourse. A capacity field will take to the track for the rescheduled $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) this weekend after the declared no-race a fortnight ago due…