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Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

Curren Mirotic: History’s Oldest Melbourne Cup Winner?

This Tuesday Japanese raider Curren Mirotic is out to make Melbourne Cup history winning Flemington’s two-mile classic as a nine-year-old. Only two eight-year-olds have won the world’s richest handicap, but the Osamu Hirata-trained Heart’s Cry gelding Curren Mirotic is out to go one better and take out the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Cup 2016 lights up Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, November 2, and below is a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the ‘race that stops a nation’. A capacity field of 24 horses take to the track in the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Grey Lion to Improve

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Grey Lion to Improve

Young trainer Matt Cumani is thrilled to be saddling a horse in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field and believes that Grey Lion is in the right form to lay a great account for himself in the feature race at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon. Grey Lion began his racing career under the guidance of prominent French…

Right Melbourne Cup Form Surrounds Japan’s Curren Mirotic

Right Melbourne Cup Form Surrounds Japan’s Curren Mirotic

The inconsistency of Japanese stayer Curren Mirotic’s form heading towards the 2016 Melbourne Cup could actually be the one to follow according to Victorian-based jockey Kosuki Kawakami. Kawakami is a jumps and Highweight hoop and has ridden track work and helped out translating for Japanese stables visiting Melbourne for the ‘race that stops a nation’…

2016 Melbourne Cup Weights Released

2016 Melbourne Cup Weights Released

The Melbourne Cup 2016 weights were announced on Tuesday morning by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter who has allocated Irish galloper Order Of St George and the 2014 winner Protectionist as equal top-weights. In late August the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), run as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1,…

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic. Racing Victoria received 124 nominations on Tuesday for the $6.2 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), the ‘race…

2016 Melbourne Cup Nominations: 31 Internationals

2016 Melbourne Cup Nominations: 31 Internationals

Thirty-one international stayers are among the 124 official Melbourne Cup 2016 nominations received by Racing Victoria for the ‘race that stops a nation’ this week. The world’s richest handicap race, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) lights up Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 1. Nominations for the two mile classic closed at…

Berry Likes Curren Mirotic in Melbourne Cup 2016

Berry Likes Curren Mirotic in Melbourne Cup 2016

Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry will chase the dream of a win in one of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors this season and highly rates the 2016 Melbourne Cup chances of his Japanese-trained mount Curren Mirotic. Japan ran the Melbourne Cup quinella a decade ago with stablemates Delta Blues and Pop Rock running one-two in…

Tavago A Leading 2016 Caulfield Cup Contender

Tavago A Leading 2016 Caulfield Cup Contender

Internationally performed hoop Tommy Berry has declared his Caulfield Cup 2016 mount Tavago as a “leading contender” for the world’s richest mile and a half handicap this October. Berry is yet to taste success in the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), running this season on October 15, but hopes to break through with…

Berry Rates Japanese Raider in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Berry Rates Japanese Raider in 2016 Melbourne Cup

Jockey Tommy Berry highly rates the chances of Japanese galloper Curren Mirotic for this year’s Melbourne Cup 2016 who he rides overseas this weekend. A decade ago in 2006 Japan ran the Melbourne Cup quinella in the world’s richest handicap with stablemates Delta Blues and Pop Rock finishing one-two in the famous Flemington two mile…