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2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity list of twenty-four stayers has been confirmed to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, following the official release of the 2016 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon. Godolphin runner Hartnell has returned to racing in career-best form this season and remains a clear favourite to post his best ever result this week…

2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field & Odds Feature Gallante

2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field & Odds Feature Gallante

The autumn’s Sydney Cup winner Gallante is one of the best Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 betting hopes following the release of the final field of stayers for the Cox Plate Day support act. Set to run as Moonee Valley Race 8 at 4:10pm (AEDT) this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Antler Luggage Moonee Valley Gold…

Four for Appleby in 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

Four for Appleby in 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

Some of the 2016 Spring Carnival’s standout stayers are poised to line up at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend after twenty-five Moonee Valley Gold Cup nominations were taken on Monday morning. The Moonee Valley Gold Cup often attracts runners targeting the Melbourne Cup and that trend has continued in 2016, with the likes of Excess…

2016 The Bart Cummings Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 The Bart Cummings Betting Tips & Odds Update

Sunday at Flemington Racecourse the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action continues with Turnbull Stakes Day featuring a host of Group races including The Bart Cummings 2016 – betting tips and the latest odds for the staying showdown detailed below. Due to jump at 2:35pm (AEDT) as Flemington Race 5 on the bumper nine-race card, this…

Almoonqith Tops 2016 The Bart Cummings Field & Weights

Almoonqith Tops 2016 The Bart Cummings Field & Weights

A talented field of stayers will face off in The Bart Cummings 2016 at Flemington Racecourse on Sunday including Almoonqith carrying equal top weight in the Turnbull Stakes Day clash. Set to run as Flemington Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEDT) as part of a bumper nine-event program, this year’s $300,000 Group 3 The Bart Cummings…

2016 Naturalism Stakes Tips & Betting Preview

2016 Naturalism Stakes Tips & Betting Preview

A talented and capacity field of stayers has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) (MRC Foundation Cup) in Melbourne; offering its winner ballot-free exemption into the Caulfield Cup 2016. Tom Melbourne remains a clear $4 favourite in 2016 Naturalism Stakes betting markets with , ahead of Jameka ($5.50) and Real Love…

2016 Naturalism Stakes Field & Odds: Tom Melbourne Favourite

2016 Naturalism Stakes Field & Odds: Tom Melbourne Favourite

After the notable non-acceptance of The United States in Saturday’s Naturalism Stakes 2016 field the early betting markets on the Caulfield Cup lead-up are firmly led by the Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained Tom Melbourne. Connections of the Robert Hickmott-trained The United States opted not to run the galloper second-up in the $150,000 Group 3 Naturalism…

2016 Victoria Derby Nomination for Lord Macau

2016 Victoria Derby Nomination for Lord Macau

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has confirmed the stable’s progressive three-year-old Lord Macau will be nominated for a shot at the Victoria Derby 2016 this Melbourne Cup Carnival. The son of Casino Prince from Sweet Cheeks has won one of his five starts to date and lines-up for his sixth race assignment on Dato’ Tan Chin Nam…

Excess Knowledge Kicks off 2016 Melbourne Cup Bid

Excess Knowledge Kicks off 2016 Melbourne Cup Bid

This Saturday marks the Melbourne Cup 2016 campaign kick-off for the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained import Excess Knowledge who runs first-up at Moonee Valley. A now seven-year-old son of Monsun, Excess Knowledge is one of 16 nominations taken for the weekend’s weight-for-age $250,000 Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) in Melbourne. The…

Leebaz Successfully Defends Crown in 2016 Hollindale Stakes

Leebaz Successfully Defends Crown in 2016 Hollindale Stakes

Leebaz has successfully defended his crown in the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) this afternoon; producing an impressive late kick to savage the line comfortably in the clear of Hauraki on the Gold Coast. Clearly a proven performer at the class and distance, and under the Gold Coast conditions, Leebaz was forgotten in Hollindale Stakes…