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2012 Zipping Classic Final Field Features Mourayan

2012 Zipping Classic Final Field Features Mourayan

A field of just nine horses will line up for the 2012 Zipping Classic, according to the final field and barrier draw that was released this morning. Mourayan is one of two Melbourne Cup runners to grace the 2012 Zipping Classic’s final field. The seven-year-old placed a gallant seventh in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup…

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting Tips

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Betting Tips

One of the key support races on the Emirates Stakes Day program at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse this Saturday will be the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 – betting tips and preview for which are detailed below. After Melbourne Cup Carnival’s final two Group 1 races have been run and won there is still reason for the…

Nolen Suspension Causes 2012 Emirates Stakes Day Jockey Changes

Nolen Suspension Causes 2012 Emirates Stakes Day Jockey Changes

Top jockey Luke Nolen will not ride on 2012 Emirates Stakes Day after accepting a 12-meeting ban for his ride on Lights Of Heaven in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. The stable jockey for Peter Moody elected not to appeal the suspension received after being found guilty of causing interference to Kelinni and Mourayan. Nolen’s major rides…

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds Led by Puissance De Lune

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Odds Led by Puissance De Lune

Emphatic Bendigo Cup winner Puissance De Lune has opened top of the odds for the Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday. One of the key support races on the Emirates Stakes Day program, the $250,000 Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) looks a class race that has drawn a quality 14-horse field…

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 – Final Field and Barriers Released

Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 – Final Field and Barriers Released

The major staying race of the year may be over but there are still some quality horses lining up on Saturday in the Group 3 2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m). The 14-horse field features a mixture of experienced horses who just missed out on making the Melbourne Cup field as well as a number of…

Lexus Stakes Winner Kelinni into Melbourne Cup 2012 Field

Lexus Stakes Winner Kelinni into Melbourne Cup 2012 Field

Today the first of two Victoria Derby Day races offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner was the 2012 Lexus Stakes with the Chris Waller-trained Kelinni earning a start in next Tuesday’s ‘race that stops a nation’. Before their gritty effort in the $250,000 Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) today Waller’s Refuse To…

2012 Lexus Stakes Tips & Betting Selections

2012 Lexus Stakes Tips & Betting Selections

With a Melbourne Cup start possible for the winner, the Lexus Stakes 2012 is certainly going to be a hotly contested affair at Flemington this Victoria Derby Day, but for those of you struggling to make your selections on the handicap clash below are our insider Lexus Stakes tips. The first big event on the…

Lexus Stakes Odds 2012 Led By Gatewood

Lexus Stakes Odds 2012 Led By Gatewood

Last start Geelong Cup winner Gatewood is the top fancy for the 2012 Lexus Stakes at Flemington’s Victoria Derby Day this weekend, the winner of which is likely to gain the green light for a run in next Tuesday’s highly anticipated $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m). The John Gosden-trained British raider may…

Cummings Fights for Melbourne Cup Win Number 13

Cummings Fights for Melbourne Cup Win Number 13

The ‘Cups King’ Bart Cummings may have been absent from most of the headlines this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival but the veteran horseman believes he is still a chance of making it a bakers’ dozen in the world’s richest handicap with an upset win in the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Cummings, 84, is the most successful…

Crafty Irna Wins Tattersalls Club Cup 2012 – Results

Crafty Irna Wins Tattersalls Club Cup 2012 – Results

Ron Quinton’s quality staying mare Crafty Irna has earned the chance to continue onto a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a smart Sydney win in the 2012 City Tattersalls Club Cup. Originally earmarked for the paddock after running in the $100,000 Listed City Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Royal Randwick, the Starcraft five-year-old is…