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Makybe Diva Return for Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin?

Makybe Diva Return for Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin?

Five-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams is considering a first-up run in the 2017 Makybe Diva Stakes for his latest champion of the ‘race that stops a nation’, but admits it is hard to find a suitable early spring option for Almandin. Monsun gelding Almandin scored an upset over Heartbreak City (2nd) and Hartnell…

Qewy Primed for 2016 Sandown Cup

Qewy Primed for 2016 Sandown Cup

Assistant trainer James Ferguson is confident that Qewy is primed to end his Australian tenure in the best way possible, when he lines up for the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday afternoon. Qewy has been one of the shining lights of prominent British trainer Charlie Appleby’s 2016 Spring Carnival assault, which…

Qewy draws the rails in 2016 Sandown Cup

Qewy draws the rails in 2016 Sandown Cup

Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Qewy has drawn barrier one in the Listed $150,000 Sandown Cup (3200m) at Sandown on Saturday. Qewy, from the powerful Godolphin stable, could give English trainer Charlie Appleby another feature race win after the seven year old won the Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) at Geelong on October 19. Qewy…

Francis Of Assisi demolishes the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field

Francis Of Assisi demolishes the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field

Godolphin owned stayer Francis Of Assisi put in strong claims for next year’s Melbourne Cup with a ten lengths demolition of the field in the Group 3 $300,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) at Flemington today. English jockey William Buick had Francis Of Assisi ($5.50) travelling sweetly behind the predicted leader Tom Melbourne ($2.40 favourite) and…

VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Update

VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Update

The 2016 VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes takes place at Flemington Racecourse on Emirates Stakes Day this Saturday, betting tips and the latest odds on the staying showdown detailed below. A final field of just 10 hopefuls is engaged for Flemington Race 3 at 1:30pm (AEDT) on the final Melbourne Cup Carnival card, the $300,000 Group…

2016 VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field & Betting Odds

One of the key support races on the Emirates Stakes Day card in Melbourne on Saturday for the closing Cup Carnival meeting is the VRC Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2016 – field and betting for which is now out. Running as Flemington Race 3 at 1:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m)…

Spring Options Open for Bendigo Cup Winner Francis Of Assisi

Spring Options Open for Bendigo Cup Winner Francis Of Assisi

The international Godolphin operation continued their dominance in the Victorian cup races this spring with the Charlie Appleby-trained Francis Of Assisi enjoying a stylish 2016 Bendigo Cup win on Wednesday. A week ago the team ran first and third in the Geelong Cup trifecta with Qewy and Oceanographer respectively, the winner heading towards a run…

2016 Bendigo Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Bendigo Cup Tips & Odds Update

The Bendigo Cup 2016 takes centre stage today, Wednesday October 26, in Victoria and below are the insider tips and latest odds on the mile and a half showdown. Just nine stayers are in the mix for this afternoon’s $300,000 Group 3 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m), the handicap clash set to jump at 4:00pm (AEDT)….

2016 Bendigo Cup Betting: Our Century Clear Favourite

2016 Bendigo Cup Betting: Our Century Clear Favourite

Last start Caulfield winning stayer Our Century is hot favourite in Bendigo Cup 2016 betting to score another mile and a half victory in Wednesday’s lucrative Victorian feature. Due to run as Race 8 at 4:00pm (AEDT), this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) features a final field of just nine hopefuls. Four…

Howard Be Thy Name Heads 2016 Bendigo Cup Field

Howard Be Thy Name Heads 2016 Bendigo Cup Field

Reigning SA Derby winner Howard Be Thy Name shoots for his first win since when lining-up in a small nine horse Bendigo Cup 2016 field in Victoria this Wednesday. The lucrative $300,000 Group 3 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) has a field limit of 16 starters, but this spring just nine are accepted to face off…