News About Flemington Race 7

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

Every season the Melbourne Cup results produce a unique racing tale to go down in the history books and on Tuesday the 2017 edition of the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Irish raider Rekindling was no different. O’Brien is a 24-year-old former Irish jockey who became the youngster ever horseman…

Rekindling Is The 2017 Melbourne Cup Winner

Rekindling Is The 2017 Melbourne Cup Winner

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams has gone back-to-back in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ and secured his incredible sixth Loving Trophy with European three-year-old Rekindling defeating Johannes Vermeer and Max Dynamite in the 2017 Melbourne Cup Trifecta. Williams saluted in 2016 with Almandin and returned with six horses in the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

Final 2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Last Word on All Horses

Final 2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Last Word on All Horses

Time is ticking down to Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) and below are the Races.com.au team’s final words on the Melbourne Cup 2017 Horses. #1 Hartnell ($26): Big task for the top weight and third placegetter last year. His third go in the race, has been kept fresh, but has had his chance and…

Ben Allen Rides Thomas Hobson in Melbourne Cup Field 2017

Ben Allen Rides Thomas Hobson in Melbourne Cup Field 2017

Ben Allen has been confirmed to ride the William Mullins-trained international Thomas Hobson in the 2017 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon replacing the injured Joao Moreira. Moreira came off his ride in the fourth, Regal Monarch, in a nasty early race fall at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day. Cleared of serious injury and walking away…

2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

UPDATE: BEN ALLEN CONFIRMED TO RIDE THOMAS HOBSON IN 2017 MELBOURNE CUP FIELD AT 3:00PM (AEDT) A replacement Melbourne Cup 2017 jockey is needed for the William Mullins-trained Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the famous Flemington Race 7 after the ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira was ruled out following a nasty fall in the fourth. The…

Williams’ Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Johannes Vermeer To Do A Green Moon

Williams’ Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Johannes Vermeer To Do A Green Moon

The 2017 Melbourne Cup tips from all the top trainers, owners and jockeys in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ are flowing in ahead of the famous Flemington Race 7 this afternoon and five-time winning owner Lloyd Williams is tipping Johannes Vermeer to “do a Green Moon.” Back in 2012 Green Moon scored an upset…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Gai Waterhouse Says Almandin

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Gai Waterhouse Says Almandin

Gai Waterhouse may be in with a lightweight Melbourne Cup winning hope in Cismontane but Australia’s leading lady of racing is tipping the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin to go back-to-back in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ this afternoon. Waterhouse revealed her insider 2017 Melbourne Cup tips to The Daily Telegraph, in which she said it…

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: No Love for Cismontane

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: No Love for Cismontane

There has been absolutely no love for the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Cismontane in the latest Melbourne Cup 2017 odds with a big drift on the Lexus Stakes winner. Cismontane was the final horse to secure a spot in the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) field with a gutsy effort in…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tip: McEvoy to Win from Wide Again

Melbourne Cup 2017 Tip: McEvoy to Win from Wide Again

German trainer Andreas Wohler has been there and done that in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ and his 2017 Melbourne Cup Tip is for dual winning hoop Kerrin McEvoy to get the job done on his widely-drawn runner Red Cardinal. Wohler enjoyed a win in the world’s richest handicap in 2014 with Protectionist who…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Waterhouse on Wall Of Fire

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Waterhouse on Wall Of Fire

The always popular Melbourne Cup Call of the Card was a typically competitive affair on Monday, but one thing that came to light was that the Waterhouse family were tipping Wall Of Fire as the 2017 Melbourne Cup winner. Tom Waterhouse backed Wall Of Fire to win today’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup…