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2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

The reigning Melbourne Cup winning German import Almandin has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Sydney Cup 2017 this autumn racing carnival.

Melbourne Cup winner Almandin heads the 2017 Sydney Cup weights this autumn with 58kg. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Handicaps for both the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on April 1 and the $2 million ...

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

The Sydney Cup 2017 nominations for the April 8 classic during this season’s The Championships are now out and the Japanese raiders are out in force.

Reigning champion Gallante is among the 2017 Sydney Cup nominations this autumn. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early entries for the 10 Royal Randwick feature races held on April 1 and 8 for The Championships this ...

Winx Dominates 2017 Apollo Stakes Nominations

Winx Dominates 2017 Apollo Stakes Nominations

The highly-anticipated return of champion mare Winx takes place at Royal Randwick this weekend with the Chris Waller-trained star dominating the Apollo Stakes 2017 nominations.

Winx will make her return to racing at Royal Randwick in the 2017 Apollo Stakes field on Saturday in Sydney. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The daughter of Street Cry shoots for her 14th...

Will Hartnell Win Melbourne Cup 2016 for the Punters?

Will Hartnell Win Melbourne Cup 2016 for the Punters?

He is the easing favourite but Hartnell still sits top of the 2016 Melbourne Cup odds for the iconic Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday, so can the Godolphin galloper get the job done for the punters?

Hartnell is out to be just the second Melbourne Cup favourite to salute for the punters in the past decade. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Cup 2016 lights up Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, November 2, and below is a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Exospheric is ridden by triple Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver in the 2016 Cup field this Tuesday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A capacity ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity list of twenty-four stayers has been confirmed to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, following the official release of the 2016 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon.

Hartnell has been confirmed in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Steve Hart

Godolphin runner Hartnell has returned to racing in career-best form this season and remains a clear favourite ...

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

Hartnell remains on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets after he finished second behind Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley this afternoon.

Hartnell remains on top of Melbourne Cup betting following his defeat in the 2016 Cox Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell was no match for Winx in the final stages of the Cox Plate – ...

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Waller Trains 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Quinella: Grand Marshal Wins

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller prepared the Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2016 quinella on Cox Plate Day repeating the one-two effort of last year’s Sydney Cup with Grand Marshal and Who Shot Thebarman.

The Chris Waller-trained MV Gold Cup quinella of Grand Marshal (outside) and Who Shot Thebarman (inside) head to the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

2016 Melbourne Cup First Acceptances Feature 52 Stayers

Fifty-two stayers remain in Melbourne Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria (RV) closed first acceptances for the ‘race that stops’ a nation on Tuesday including 12 internationals.

The Bart Cummings winner Almandin heads the updated Melbourne Cup 2016 ballot post-first acceptances for the November 1 classic. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Run on Tuesday November 1 as Flemington Race 7, ...

2016 The Metropolitan Field: Six for Waller

2016 The Metropolitan Field: Six for Waller

Sydney’s premier horseman Chris Waller dominates Saturday’s The Metropolitan 2016 field at Royal Randwick saddling-up six of the 13 final acceptors for the Epsom Handicap Day showdown.

Who Shot Thebarman is the 57kg top weight in the 2016 The Metropolitan field for Randwick on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The second elite level on the program as the Sydney Spring ...