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Green Moon Rises Up 2011 Melbourne Cup Ballot

Green Moon Rises Up 2011 Melbourne Cup Ballot

Prominent thoroughbred owner Lloyd Williams has uncovered another genuine horse in his ever-expanding bid to take out the world’s richest handicap for a fourth time, the Robert Hickmott-trained Green Moon qualifying for the Melbourne Cup 2011 with a gritty win in the $185,000 Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup (2300m) on Thursday.

Last night Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter...

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Americain Heads Melbourne Cup 2011 Weights

Defending champion Americain has been allocated the 58kg top-weight for the 2011 Melbourne Cup, Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announcing the handicaps for the famous Flemington feature at a press conference today.

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain is the top-weighted entry for 2011

Alain De Royer Dupre’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner, the French-trained Americain sits at the top ...

Americain Tops 25 International Melbourne Cup 2011 Entries

Americain Tops 25 International Melbourne Cup 2011 Entries

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Americain is the headline international entry for this year’s 151st edition of the esteemed Flemington two-mile handicap, 25 Northern Hemisphere-trained stayers among the 163 horses making up the 2011 Melbourne Cup nominations.

Americain is one of 25 international entries for the 2011 Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup nominations 2011 were taken a month later than has ...

King Top Gun Heads Caulfield Cup 2011 Order of Entry

King Top Gun Heads Caulfield Cup 2011 Order of Entry

Japanese stayer King Top Gun heads the 2011 Caulfield Cup elimination order, the initial order of entry released by Racing Victoria’s Greg Carpenter today following the allocation of weights for the Melbourne Spring Carnival feature earlier this week.

The nine-year-old Ippo Sameshima-trained veteran is the only horse exempt from ballot for the $2.5 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) ...

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain has, as expected, been installed as the 2011 Caulfield Cup top-weight with 58 kilograms when handicaps for the $2.5 million Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature were released by Racing Victoria today.

Americain has been allocated the 58kg topweight of the 2011 Caulfield Cup hopefuls

Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter earlier this week confirmed the ...