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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…

Black Caviar’s Daughter Posts Maiden Race Win

Black Caviar’s Daughter Posts Maiden Race Win

Black Caviar’s daughter Oscietra has returned to racing in this best way possible; leading from start to finish to post a dominant win in the Hanlon Industries Maiden Plate (1000m) on the Geelong Synthetic course this afternoon. Plenty of hype understandably followed Oscietra to her racing debut at Flemington on New Year’s Day, but after…

Black Caviar Progeny Ready to Step Up Spring Preparation

Black Caviar Progeny Ready to Step Up Spring Preparation

The first foal of equine superstar Black Caviar, Oscietra is ready to complete an unofficial jump out at Geelong ahead of her 2017 Spring Carnival campaign. Plenty of hype has understandably surrounded the racing career of Oscietra so far, but the rising three-year-old has only made one competitive appearance at the races so far; a…

2017 Bow Mistress Trophy Target for Love Days

2017 Bow Mistress Trophy Target for Love Days

Caulfield’s Clinton McDonald runs his progressive mare Love Days at Geelong on Thursday hoping to kick off a summer campaign that will include a Hobart run in next month’s Bow Mistress Trophy 2017. A four-year-old daughter of Bel Esprit, Love Days is one of just eight hopefuls engaged in Geelong Race 5 – Tour of…

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…