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Geelong Cup Winner Qewy Chases 2016 Melbourne Cup Start

Geelong Cup Winner Qewy Chases 2016 Melbourne Cup Start

The Godolphin team are now chasing a Melbourne Cup 2016 start on the first Tuesday of November with dour stayer Qewy who passed the first ballot clause for the ‘race that stops a nation’ with his all-the-way Geelong Cup win on Wednesday. The $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) looked to be lacking the class…

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…

2016 Geelong Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Geelong Cup Tips & Odds Update

The Geelong Cup 2016 takes centre stage in Victoria today, Wednesday October 19, betting tips and the latest odds on the historic staying showdown and early Melbourne Cup betting guide found below. Due to jump at 4:00pm (AEDT) as Geelong Race 7 this afternoon, the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) field is down to…

Grey Lion Leads 2016 Geelong Cup Betting

Grey Lion Leads 2016 Geelong Cup Betting

Matt Cumani’s imported stallion Grey Lion is the narrow favourite in the updated Geelong Cup 2016 betting markets for Wednesday following two early scratchings from the field. In recent years the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) has served as a key lead-up to the ‘race that stops a nation’ – the $6.2 million Group…

Rosemont Stud Stakes Field & Barriers Released

Rosemont Stud Stakes Field & Barriers Released

A capacity group of fillies and mares will contest the Listed Rosemont Stud Stakes (1200m) at Geelong on Wednesday, following the completion and release of a field and barrier draw for the race this morning. Godolphin will be offered several good chances of success in all black type races at Geelong on Wednesday including Painted…

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of sixteen plus four emergencies has been confirmed for Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m); highlighted by the inclusion of several three-year-olds targeting this year’s Victoria Derby and Crown Oaks. Godolphin will launch a multipronged attack in the race after trainer John O’Shea confirmed both Nemrud and Resort in the 2016…

2016 Geelong Cup Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Geelong Cup Field and Barrier Draw

Eleven talented runners have been confirmed in the 2016 Geelong Cup field, to be run at Geelong Racecourse on Wednesday. Historically used as a final point of call for stayers targeting the Melbourne Cup, the 2016 Geelong Cup field again boasts a number of classy internationals who will make their Australian debuts in the race,…

Grey Lion Still Chasing Geelong Cup 2016

Grey Lion Still Chasing Geelong Cup 2016

A disappointing last in the Prix Kergorlay over the weekend has seen Ballarat horseman Matt Cumani change spring targets down under for Grey Lion who will travel over for a shot at the 2016 Geelong Cup. Originally Cumani, who will take over the preparation of the Andre Fabre-trained French galloper in Australia, hoped to have…

2015 Geelong Cup Winner Almoonqith Onto Melbourne Cup

2015 Geelong Cup Winner Almoonqith Onto Melbourne Cup

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes has uncovered a livewire chance for this year’s Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November with Almoonqith enjoying a stylish win in Wednesday’s 2015 Geelong Cup. Two of the past five Melbourne Cup winners had their final lead-up run in the same race won by former Dubai galloper Almoonqith…