News About Hokko Brave
Twenty-four horses are engaged to face off in the Melbourne Cup 2015 field at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon and one of the big questions the punters are asking is what age will this year’s Melbourne Cup winner be?
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In what is undoubtedly the biggest day in Australian racing from the perspective of trainers, jockeys, connections and punters, Ladbrokes Australia has revealed Japanese raider Fame Game is without doubt the worst result for bookmakers today, while a number of other clear Melbourne Cup betting trends have surfaced.
Recent history goes against the top three weighted stayers in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2015 field with Snow Sky (58kg), Criterion (57.5kg) and Fame Game (57kg) looking to break the hoodoo of heavily-weighted runners in Flemington’s famous Race 7.
Plenty has been made about the chances of clear race favourite Fame Game leading into the 2015 Melbourne Cup, however the trainer of fellow Japanese raider Hokko Brave, Yasutoshi Matsunaga is thrilled with the condition of his runner and is confident he is a winning chance.
Early favourite for the iconic ‘race that stops a nation’ next Tuesday, Japanese stayer Fame Game was a big winner in Saturday afternoon’s 2015 Melbourne Cup barrier draw coming up with gate 12.
A capacity field ...
A record number of international raiders will take on the local stayers in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday, November 3, in Flemington Race 7 with 11 non-Southern Hemisphere trained visitors in the confirmed field.
With the final acceptances for the Melbourne Cup 2015 field closing at 4:30pm (AEST) this afternoon, below is the likely 24-horse line-up in Flemington Race 7 next Tuesday.
The $6.2 million Group 1 ...
Punters have continued to rally around Snow Sky for success in his Australian racing debut in Melbourne the afternoon; seeing the talented British raider into 2015 Caulfield Cup odds of $8.50 having opened at a quote of $11 earlier this week.
Ten races will be contested on 2015 Caulfield Cup Day in Melbourne this afternoon, highlighted by the Spring Carnival featured Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), which has drawn a talented and capacity field of local and international stayers.
It is a fine day in the greater Melbourne ...