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Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Melbourne Cup Horses Top 2017 Geelong Cup Nominations

Geelong Cup 2017 nominations for next Wednesday’s Melbourne Cup lead-up are now out with 14 of the 23 early entries also in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ on the first Tuesday of November. The Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) has produced a number of Melbourne Cup winners over the years…

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. 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 roughie in betting after an unplaced run at Flemington on…

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’. For the past 144 years the Geelong Cup has been run and won, and as time goes on the now $300,000 Group 3 staying…

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. An eight-year-old son of Galileo, Sertorius has to date won 10 of his…

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. A full field lines-up in this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m), the mile and a half country Victorian feature often…

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. The European import was still prepared in Britain when he travelled down under on the back of a USA…

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. The Cranbourne-based Don Edurado four-year-old was one of 72 first acceptors taken at the start of…

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. The four-year-old daughter of Good Journey has had a number of breathing and other issues plaguing her career, but has…

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. The Beat Hollow stallion has been first past the post in their two most recent runs, but was regulated to second upon protest in…

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…