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David Jones Cup Entries 2011 Melbourne Cup-Bound

David Jones Cup Entries 2011 Melbourne Cup-Bound

The staying horses will be out in force on Caulfield Cup Day this Saturday with a number of Melbourne Cup 2011 hopefuls racing in one of the meeting’s major support races, the 2011 David Jones Cup. Registered last spring as the Coongy Handicap, this year the $125,000 Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) attracted 36…

Hume Prepared For Final Melbourne Cup Hurdle

Hume Prepared For Final Melbourne Cup Hurdle

Queensland stayer Hume is ready to win Saturday’s Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m) in order to secure his place in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup race. The Brian Smith-trained six year old needs to win The Lexus to qualify for the top 24 places in the $5.5 million race. Ridden by jockey Stathi Katsidis in Saturday’s…