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Oliver Declines 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes Ride on Alpine Eagle

Oliver Declines 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes Ride on Alpine Eagle

Three time Makybe Diva Stakes winning hoop Damien Oliver has turned down the ride in this year’s edition of the Flemington weight-for-age feature aboard Cox Plate-bound Alpine Eagle.

Alpine Eagle will have Mark Zahra aboard in the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes on September 12 at Flemington. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Oliver has ridden three past Makybe Diva Stakes winners with ...

Melbourne Cup Weights 2014 – How The Mares Fared

Melbourne Cup Weights 2014 – How The Mares Fared

Earlier today Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter released the 2014 Melbourne Cup weights with the heaviest weighted mare for the Flemington feature being Silent Achiever with 56.5kg.

Silent Achiever is the heaviest weighted mare for the 2014 Melbourne Cup this November. Photo: Steve Hart.

In his 10th year allocating the weights for the world’s richest handicap, Carpenter handicapped ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Weights Released – Admire Rakti Top Weight

2014 Melbourne Cup Weights Released – Admire Rakti Top Weight

Melbourne Cup 2014 weights for the world’s richest handicap clash have been released by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter today with Japanese raider and top fancied of the internationals Admire Rakti allocated the 58kg top weight.

2014 Melbourne Cup favourite The Offer looks well weighted with 56.5kg for the November 4 classic. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $6.2 million Group ...