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Wednesday’s Listed Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier

Wednesday’s Listed Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier

Today the highlight of thoroughbred racing in Victoria will take place in Ballarat at Dowling Forest racecourse, with the running of the $130 000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m).

Current favourite for the race, Mark Kavanagh’s Itstheone at $4.60, will start from the ideal barrier two with Kerrin McEvoy aboard. A win today will be a beautiful end to a sensational ...

Cummings Duo Battle For Lexus Stakes Win

Cummings Duo Battle For Lexus Stakes Win

Bart Cummings is hoping to sneak another Melbourne Cup contender into the top 24 with two of his horses contending in tomorrow’s Group 3 Lexus Stakes.

Dandaad and Naval Escort are both entered in the Lexus however both horses need to win the race in order to compete in the Melbourne Cup.

Six year old Dandaad is currently ...

No Melbourne Cup for Suspended Lindop

No Melbourne Cup for Suspended Lindop

Jockey Clare Lindop, who was hoping for a fourth Melbourne Cup mount next Tuesday, will miss the Flemington feature due to a suspension.

Lindop, the first female hoop to take out the Victoria Derby with $101 outsider Rebel Raider last year, was suspended yesterday for careless riding at Bendigo until midnight November 3, Cup night.

She rode Last Drop ...

Leica Ding’s Cup Penalty

Leica Ding’s Cup Penalty

Wednesday’s Group 3 $215 000 Geelong Cup winner, Leica Ding, has been allocated a half kilo penalty for the Melbourne Cup on November 3.

The Darren Weir-trained mare’s penalty was announced by Racing Victoria’s Chief Handicapper, Greg Carpenter following her last stride victory over Bart Cummings’ Dandaad by a long neck, denying the legendary trainer his first Geelong Cup victory. ...

Leica Ding Wins 2009 Geelong Cup

Leica Ding Wins 2009 Geelong Cup

The Darren Weir-trained stayer Leica Ding has won the Geelong Cup today by a long neck ahead of the Bart Cummings-trained Dandaad, with the well-backed New Zealand raider Sterling Prince third.

Jockey Danny Nikolic was aboard Leica Ding for her last-stride win, his second of the day as he pulled off a remarkable double with another brilliant ride in the ...

Cummings With A Geelong Cup Start

Cummings With A Geelong Cup Start

Legendary trainer Bart Cummings has a definite last-minute starter in this afternoon’s $215 000 Group 3 Geelong Cup after the Russell Cameron-trained The Sportsman was scratched.

Cummings-trained Dandaad, the first emergency, will take The Sportsman’s place in the capacity field of 18.

Last year Cummings’ entry Moatize finished a gallant second to Luca Cumani’s Bauer and he will be hoping ...