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Derby Dream Alive for Geelong Classic Winner Captain Duffy

Derby Dream Alive for Geelong Classic Winner Captain Duffy

The 2016 Victoria Derby dream is still alive for the Phillip Stokes-trained colt Captain Duffy after his upset win in the Geelong Classic on Wednesday.

Geelong Classic winner Captain Duffy is 2016 Victoria Derby bound. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The King Cugat three-year-old lined-up in this season’s $120,000 Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) on Geelong Cup Day as a $31 ...

2016 Geelong Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Geelong Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

The countdown to the Melbourne Cup is well and truly on marked by Geelong Cup Day 2016 taking place in Victoria today, 13 days before the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Grey Lion is one of a host of international imports on show in the 2016 Geelong Cup field this season. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Sertorius Winning 2015 Geelong Cup Chance

Sertorius Winning 2015 Geelong Cup Chance

Local Freshwater Creek-based trainer Jamie Edwards is confident his Group 1 performing veteran Sertorius is a winning chance in today’s Geelong Cup 2015 with the galloper a longshot chance of backing up in the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November.

Local hope Sertorius is out to earn a Melbourne Cup bid with a 2015 Geelong Cup win on ...

Off Pace Geelong Cup 2015 Ride for Orbec

Off Pace Geelong Cup 2015 Ride for Orbec

Orbec may be a market drifter for Wednesday’s 2015 Geelong Cup but the import’s trainer John Thompson is confident a quiet off-pace ride in the Spring feature keeps the horse in the mix.

Orbec (centre, red cap) will be ridden quietly in the 2015 Geelong Cup looking to break his maiden status down under. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Dandino Leads 2015 Geelong Cup Betting Odds

Dandino Leads 2015 Geelong Cup Betting Odds

The now Darren Weir-trained former Caulfield Cup runner-up Dandino is favourite to return to the winner’s stall for the first time in over two years with a Geelong Cup 2015 win in country Victoria this Wednesday.

2013 Caulfield Cup runner-up Dandino is out to break a two year loosing streak with a win in Wednesday’s Geelong Cup. Photo: Race ...

Don Doremo Roughie Melbourne Cup 2014 Chance

Don Doremo Roughie Melbourne Cup 2014 Chance

After a nice win at Geelong on Cup Day on Wednesday connections of the Robbie Laing-trained galloper Don Doremo believe him a genuine hope for the ‘race that stops the nation’ despite what the 2014 Melbourne Cup odds say.

Don Doremo (outside) will run on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington with two possible options. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia....

Griante onto Melbourne Cup Day After Sprint Series Final Win

Griante onto Melbourne Cup Day After Sprint Series Final Win

Co-trainer David Brideoake will head towards a run on Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November with his honest mare Griante after her 2014 Sprint Series Final win at Caulfield today.

Griante wins the 2014 Sprint Series Final on Caulfield Guineas Day. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

The four-year-old daughter of Good Journey has had a ...

Sea Moon Heads 2013 Geelong Cup Nominations & Weights

Sea Moon Heads 2013 Geelong Cup Nominations & Weights

After being ruled out of a Caulfield Cup shot this weekend, the Lloyd Williams-owned import Sea Moon has been nominated for the Geelong Cup 2013 in Melbourne next Wednesday, October 23.

Sea Moon is unlikely to accept for the 2013 Geelong Cup with their big weight. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Beat Hollow stallion has been first past ...

2012 Geelong Classic Field Features Victoria Derby Fancies

2012 Geelong Classic Field Features Victoria Derby Fancies

This Wednesday Geelong Cup Day will take centre stage in Victoria with all but two of the three-year-olds engaged for the Geelong Classic 2012 field at the meeting heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

While most of the attention at Geelong on Wednesday will be on the $300,000 Group ...