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Ebor Handicap Winner Willing 2012 Melbourne Cup Contender

Ebor Handicap Winner Willing 2012 Melbourne Cup Contender

The Saeed Bin Suroor-trained Willing Foe has emerged as the latest possible Melbourne Cup 2012 chance from abroad after their smart win in the Ebor Handicap over the weekend in Europe.

The lightly-raced Dynaformer five-year-old posted their first win since October 2010 in a tense Ebor Handicap result that was subject to a stewards’ inquiry at York.

Willing Foe, ...

2011 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order

2011 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order

Dunaden tops the 2011 Melbourne Cup finishing order

It was the closest finish in the history of the Melbourne Cup with Dunaden edging out Red Cadeaux by the absolute smallest or margins at the top of the 2011 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order.

It’s the type of result that will leave many people arguing and conspiracy theorists will no doubt have ...

Melbourne Cup Results 2011 – Winner Is Dunaden in Photo Finish

Melbourne Cup Results 2011 – Winner Is Dunaden in Photo Finish

Dunaden (yellow) edges out Red Cadeaux (left) by the smallest margin to become the 2011 Melbourne Cup winner

French snare their second successive Melbourne Cup

Today the 151st edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’, the 2011 Melbourne Cup, was won by the French-trained Geelong Cup winner Dunaden from the Ed Dunlop-trained European raider Red Cadeaux...

Updated Melbourne Cup Field 2011 – Trainers, Jockeys & Silks

Updated Melbourne Cup Field 2011 – Trainers, Jockeys & Silks

Americain, trained by Alain de Royer Dupre, will be ridden by jockey Gerald Mosse

The Melbourne Cup field for 2011 features 23 quality horses, after the scratching of Mourayan, vying for the $6million in prize money.

Here you will find the full list of all Melbourne Cup runners along with their updated barrier, trainer, jockey and racing silks.

The 2011 ...

2011 Melbourne Cup Name Guide – How Your Horse Will Go

2011 Melbourne Cup Name Guide – How Your Horse Will Go

You might consider it an irrelevant aspect to the form guide but the fact is the 2011 Melbourne Cup horse names play a huge role in determining the winner.

Sure you can write it off as superstitious black magic but you tell us why Halloween was the day before the Melbourne Cup then, coincidence? We think not!

Below is the ...

Melbourne Cup Field 2011

Melbourne Cup Field 2011

If you’re only just getting to the party then the 2011 Melbourne Cup field is listed below.

Don’t panic, there’s still plenty of time for you to find yourself a winner in what is an extremely strong Melbourne Cup field in 2011.

The Champ Is Here!

With a mountain of imports there’s probably a few names you won’t be familiar ...

Melbourne Cup Form Guide 2011 Analysis & Betting Facts

Melbourne Cup Form Guide 2011 Analysis & Betting Facts

Mug and pro punters alike around Australia are gearing up for our greatest race, the 2011 Melbourne Cup to light up Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (local time) on Tuesday, and below the Races.com.au team have the most comprehensive Melbourne Cup form guide analysis and betting preview providing our readers with all the Melbourne Cup facts and stats...

Melbourne Cup 2011 Odds Too Short for Saptapadi

Melbourne Cup 2011 Odds Too Short for Saptapadi

Often the case leading up to Flemington’s annual showcase race, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), is punters and form analysts discussing horses that are over in the odds and that could potentially claim an upset. In the case of Saptapadi in the 2011 Melbourne Cup, however, a price of around $100 to win is the ...

Melbourne Cup 2011 Jockey Silks

Melbourne Cup 2011 Jockey Silks

With the 2011 Melbourne Cup just over 24 hours away, it is time to start studying those jockey silks in order to spot your best pick during the race.

Jockey silks are used in a variety of races throughout the world in order to reveal the identity of a horse mid-race.

Not only are these jockey silks helpful to punters ...

Mark Johnston Out For Pay Back In 2011 Melbourne Cup

Mark Johnston Out For Pay Back In 2011 Melbourne Cup

Mark Johnston hasn’t had the best of times travelling to Australia for the Melbourne Cup and he knows better than to get too excited too early.

It was a mistake he made in 1995 when he brought Double trigger to Melbourne, one of Europe’s best stayer which had just run third in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

He was ...