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International Melbourne Cup Horses 2014

International Melbourne Cup Horses 2014

Today the first step towards the first Tuesday of November’s iconic Flemington race was made by the connections of the 148 horses nominated for the 2014 Melbourne Cup including 31 international raiders. A record number of horses trained outside of Australia and New Zealand feature in the nominations for this year’s $6.2 million Group 1…

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Former Melbourne Cup Winner Dunaden Retired

Injury has forced the connections of 2011 Melbourne Cup hero Dunaden to retire the veteran stayer who bows out with over $8 million in prize money to their name. Prepared in France by Mikel Delzangles the rising nine-year-old was injured in a training mishap and has officially then run their last race. The Pearl Bloodstock-owned…

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Stunning Deep Impact filly Gentildonna defied the history books on Sunday to score her second successive Japan Cup trophy at Fuschu Racecourse in Tokyo. Twelve months ago she became the first three-year-old Japan Cup winning filly in history and was crowned the 2012 Japan Horse of the Year. Since her victory as a 53kg lightweight…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2013 – The Roughies

Melbourne Cup Betting 2013 – The Roughies

There has been plenty of talk in the top fancies for Tuesday’s 2013 Melbourne Cup with the likes of the perfectly-drawn favourite Fiorente and the hot-on-her-heels raider Mount Athos dominating the news, but here we take a look at some of the roughies in the pack out for an upset. Melbourne Cup betting favourites have…

Brown Panther Still Melbourne Cup 2013 Bound

Brown Panther Still Melbourne Cup 2013 Bound

Connections of British stayer Brown Panther have confirmed the Goodwood Cup winner is still in the frame for a 2013 Melbourne Cup campaign in Victoria this spring despite their recent health concerns. The highly-rated Shirocco stallion, owned by retired soccer star Michael Owen, was scratched from last week’s Irish St Leger due to an elevated…

2013 Caulfield Cup Nominations Out – 173 Entries

2013 Caulfield Cup Nominations Out – 173 Entries

173 smart stayers feature in the Caulfield Cup 2013 nominations which have been released by Racing Victoria this afternoon ahead of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic. The first of the ‘Big 3’ spring majors, this year’s $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) is set to run on Saturday October 19. As always…

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

20 International Cox Plate 2013 Invitations Issued

In a bid to attract a classy internationally rich field of weight-for-age stars for the 2013 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) has sent out 20 invitations to Australasia’s WFA championship in October. Set to light up Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday October 26, 2013, as the highlight…

Last Chance to Pick Your Own 2012 Melbourne Cup Odds

Last Chance to Pick Your Own 2012 Melbourne Cup Odds

The 2012 Melbourne Cup is only moments away, due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST), but there is still time to get your bets down on the ‘race that stops a nation’ and . Whether it is the firming favourite and defending Melbourne Cup winner Duanden ($7), Luca Cumani’s fresh European raider…

Brigantin Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

Brigantin Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

One-time Melbourne Cup 2012 fancy Brigantin has been ruled out of the remainder of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival due to injury. The French-trained Cozzene stallion was bought down under for a shot at the world’s richest handicap, the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) set to run as Flemington Race 7 at…

How the Melbourne Cup Betting Favourites Fare – What’s In A Price?

How the Melbourne Cup Betting Favourites Fare – What’s In A Price?

There are currently two horses installed at the top of the 2012 Melbourne Cup odds ahead of this afternoon’s $6.2 million showdown at 3:00pm (AEST) with Luca Cumani’s European galloper Mount Athos having closed the gap on the defending champ Americain, but what chances to the top elects stand historically speaking? Earlier this morning it…