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Order Of St George Set to Miss Melbourne Cup 2016

Order Of St George Set to Miss Melbourne Cup 2016

Majority owner Lloyd Williams has confirmed Order Of St George is a “95 per cent chance” of missing out on the 2016 Melbourne Cup down under despite being paid up for during the second acceptances for the Caulfield Cup this week.

The United States is owner Lloyd Williams’ best remaining 2016 Caulfield Cup entry. Photo: Steve Hart.

Racing Victoria (RV) ...

53 Cox Plate 2016 Second Acceptances Taken

53 Cox Plate 2016 Second Acceptances Taken

Fifty-three weight-for-age hopefuls remain in 2016 Cox Plate contention after Racing Victoria took second acceptances for the Moonee Valley classic this week.

Seven-time Group 1 winner Winx headlines the 2016 Cox Plate second acceptances. Photo: Steve Hart.

Second declarations closed for a number of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors on Tuesday including those for the $3.05 million Group 1 ...

2016 Caulfield Cup Second Acceptances: 6 Internationals

2016 Caulfield Cup Second Acceptances: 6 Internationals

Only six international raiders are still officially in the mix for the Caulfield Cup 2016 after a total of 58 horses were paid up for at second acceptance stage for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic this week.

Hill Stakes winner Hartnell heads 2016 Caulfield Cup betting post-second acceptances. Photo: Steve Hart.

On Tuesday Racing Victoria took second acceptances for ...

Hartnell cements spot at top of Caulfield Cup betting

Hartnell cements spot at top of Caulfield Cup betting

Hartnell’s brilliant win in the Group 2 $200,000 Ascend Sales Trophies Hill Stakes (2000m) at Randwick last Saturday has cemented his spot at the top of the 2016 Caulfield Cup betting.

Hartnell, above, is the ruling favourite for the Caulfield Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

The John O’Shea trained Hartnell is now the $8 favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au for the ...

Winx Dominates 87 Cox Plate 2016 First Acceptances

Winx Dominates 87 Cox Plate 2016 First Acceptances

Australia’s best racehorse Winx is the headline first acceptance taken by Racing Victoria (RV) for the 2016 Cox Plate this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Winx is the headline 2016 Cox Plate first acceptor for the Moonee Valley classic on October 22. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

On Tuesday RV received 87 first acceptances for the 96th edition of the ...

2016 Caulfield Cup First Acceptances: 15 Internationals

2016 Caulfield Cup First Acceptances: 15 Internationals

Fifteen international raiders remain in Caulfield Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria received a bumper crop of overseas gallopers at first acceptance stage for the October 15 classic this week.

Last start Chelmsford Stakes winner Hartnell is one of seven John O’Shea-trained 2016 Caulfield Cup first acceptances. Photo: Steve Hart.

Down from last year (114), there are 108 first acceptors ...

Trip To Rhodos Ruled Out of Melbourne Cup 2016

Trip To Rhodos Ruled Out of Melbourne Cup 2016

The first Czech Republic-trained horse to be nominated for a Melbourne Cup has already been ruled out of the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Germany’s Protectionist (2014) was the last international Melbourne Cup winner. Photo: Steve Hart.

Australian quarantine requirements have made the Trip To Rhodos ineligible for a shot at the famous Flemington feature on the first Tuesday of ...

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Mick Price’s Spring Cups hope Tarzino has received 54kg for the first leg of the double with Caulfield Cup 2016 weights announced on Wednesday.

Tarzino is after a rare VRC Derby – Caulfield Cup double in successive seasons with success in the latter this October. Photo: Steve Hart.

Racing Victoria’s Executive General Manager of Racing and chief handicapper ...

Mallyon Rides The United States in Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes

Mallyon Rides The United States in Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes

Prolific Australian racehorse owner Lloyd Williams is happy to have jockey Katelyn Mallyon aboard his returning Cox Plate hope The United States in the 2016 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley on the weekend.

2016 Cox Plate-bound The United States kicks off his spring at Moonee Valley in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes this weekend. Photo: Steve ...

Caulfield Cup 2016 Kilos for Order Of St George Worries Williams

Caulfield Cup 2016 Kilos for Order Of St George Worries Williams

Current Melbourne Cup favourite Order Of St George has been allocated equal top-weight for the 2016 Caulfield Cup disappointing his Australian-based part-owner Lloyd Williams.

The ill-fated Admire Rakti (2014) was the last Caulfield Cup winner to carry 58kg to victory in the mile and a half classic. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner, Williams ...