News About Flemington Race 7

2017 Melbourne Cup Nominations Released

2017 Melbourne Cup Nominations Released

Nominations for the Melbourne Cup 2017 are now out with 140 of the world’s best stayers entered for a shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington on Tuesday November 7. Up from 124 official entries, which included 31 international raiders, at this stage last year the Group 1 $6.2 million Emirates Melbourne…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

There are just 32 hopeful stayers still in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the release of Melbourne Cup 2016 second acceptances. The world’s richest handicap, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) runs as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1. Each year the Melbourne Cup field has…

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic. Racing Victoria received 124 nominations on Tuesday for the $6.2 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), the ‘race…

Cox Plate Form to Follow in Melbourne Cup 2015

Cox Plate Form to Follow in Melbourne Cup 2015

With the ‘race that stops the nation’ just one sleep away punters are madly doing the 2015 Melbourne Cup form with the Cox Plate possibly shaping up as the form line to follow into Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday. A capacity field of local and international stayers line-up at 3:00pm (AEST) in this year’s $6.2…

2015 Melbourne Cup Weights Against Top Three

2015 Melbourne Cup Weights Against Top Three

Recent history goes against the top three weighted stayers in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2015 field with Snow Sky (58kg), Criterion (57.5kg) and Fame Game (57kg) looking to break the hoodoo of heavily-weighted runners in Flemington’s famous Race 7. Due to jump at 3:00pm (AEST) tomorrow afternoon, the 24-starter $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Fame Game at Historical Melbourne Cup 2015 Price

Fame Game at Historical Melbourne Cup 2015 Price

On Tuesday afternoon at 3:00pm (AEST) one of the greatest three minutes in sport lights up Flemington Racecourse and race favourite in 2015 Melbourne Cup betting Fame Game could start at an historical price in the two mile classic. A full field of 24 stayers face off in Flemington Race 7 for this year’s edition…

Fame Game Won’t Trip in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Fame Game Won’t Trip in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Rival trainer and the horseman behind triple Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux, Britain’s Ed Dunlop believes the Japanese-trained favourite Fame Game is all but unbeatable next Tuesday over the two miles even though he saddles-up second favourite in the markets Trip To Paris. From four consecutive runs, which becomes five on November 3 at Flemington…

2015 Melbourne Cup Form & Weight Right for Almoonqith

2015 Melbourne Cup Form & Weight Right for Almoonqith

A Geelong Cup win last time out and good light weight for the Melbourne Cup 2015 are two big ticks for in-form import Almoonqith according to his co-trainer David Hayes. Hall of Famer Hayes and his nephew Tom Dabernig have two of the 42 second acceptances for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Two Miles No Worries for Criterion in Melbourne Cup 2015

Two Miles No Worries for Criterion in Melbourne Cup 2015

Co-trainer and Hall of Famer David Hayes is convinced after last weekend’s Cox Plate effort that the two miles of the 2015 Melbourne Cup will be no worries for his four-time Group 1 winner Criterion. The internationally performed Sebring stallion has winning form up to 2400m, but steps up to the two miles for the…

2015 Melbourne Cup Nominations Feature 140 Stayers

2015 Melbourne Cup Nominations Feature 140 Stayers

Nominations for Melbourne Cup 2015 closed on Tuesday with Racing Victoria’s Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter revealing 140 early entries for the ‘race that stops a nation’ at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, November 3. Down eight nominees on last year’s number, the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is the showcase race of the…