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2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

Last year’s fourth-placed international raider Trip To Paris needs to win a lead-up overseas before his British trainer Ed Dunlop confirms a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid this season. Dunlop is best known down under for his three Melbourne Cup seconds with the late great Red Cadeaux. He also prepared fourth past the post behind Prince…

Order Of St George Leads 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds

Order Of St George Leads 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds

Last year’s Irish St Leger champion Order Of St George has been sent to the top of futures Melbourne Cup 2016 odds after Irish horseman Aidan O’Brien confirmed a bid in the world’s richest handicap for his smart stallion. Late last week the European four-year-old son of Galileo enjoyed a win for the punters in…

Bin Suroor Happy With Melbourne Cup Duo

Bin Suroor Happy With Melbourne Cup Duo

Godolphin stayers Cavalryman and Willing Foe arrived in Australia on Saturday and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor is happy with the conditions of both horses heading into the 2014 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 4. Cavalryman and Willing Foe served their two week quarantine period at Newmarket before making the trip to Australia and both…

Weld Without 2014 Melbourne Cup Runner

Weld Without 2014 Melbourne Cup Runner

Dual Melbourne Cup winning horseman Dermot K Weld will be without a hope in the 2014 edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ following the surprise withdrawal of two high profile international hopes. On Sunday night a number of overseas-trained stayers nominated for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) failed to…

Fiorente and Shamus Award to Face Off in 2014 Australian Cup

Fiorente and Shamus Award to Face Off in 2014 Australian Cup

Just nine runners have been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington Racecourse, set to be highlighted by a showdown betting Cox Plate/Australian Guineas Champion Shamus Award and Melbourne Cup Champion Fiorente. Having produced a memorable run for victory in the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) on October…

Voleuse De Coeurs in Top Condition ahead of 2014 Campaign

Voleuse De Coeurs in Top Condition ahead of 2014 Campaign

Classy Irish import Voleuse De Coeurs will return to the track in 2014 a much more imposing and overwhelming force, after trainer Mike Moroney revealed the Teofilo mare has gained substantial muscle weight since returning to the spelling paddock in early November. Having only recorded one start in Australia to date; a disappointing 10th in…

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race. Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux…

Who To back In The 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Who To back In The 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

The 2013 Melbourne Cup is set to run at Flemington Racecourse in less than an hour and it’s time to determine who you are going to back in the field. If you’re stuck when it comes to picking a winner then a good place to start is by checking exactly which horses have won over…

Can Voleuse De Coeurs Salute From Out Wide In 2013 Melbourne Cup?

Can Voleuse De Coeurs Salute From Out Wide In 2013 Melbourne Cup?

Voleuse De Coeurs will be attempting to keep her flawless two mile record intact when she runs in the 2013 Melbourne Cup at Flemington tomorrow. The five-year-old mare has won both her previous runs at 3,2000 metres, meaning the trip is no problem for the galloper. Voleuse De Coeurs’ most recent start was in the…

Brown Panther Claws Way to 2013 Melbourne Cup with Goodwood Win

Brown Panther Claws Way to 2013 Melbourne Cup with Goodwood Win

In the early hours of Friday morning (AEST) the Michael Owen-bred and owned European stayer Brown Panther thrilled with a great win the iconic Goodwood Cup in an ideal Melbourne Cup 2013 lead-up. Prepared by Tom Dascombe in the village of Malpas the Shirocco stallion made it back-to-back wins this time in coming off a…