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Irish Hoop to Climb 2017 The Everest on Brave Smash

Irish Hoop to Climb 2017 The Everest on Brave Smash

UK-based Irish jockey Jamie Spencer will make the trip down under for a ride aboard Japanese raider Brave Smash for the ATC in the inaugural The Everest 2017 race Saturday week in Sydney. Spencer, who rode his 2000th flat race winner in British back in August, has secured the mount on the now Darren Weir-trained…

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

2016 Melbourne Cup Jockeys’ Tips: What the Hoops Say

The Melbourne Cup 2016 start time is nearing and below the Races.com.au team have a look at the last minute word from the Melbourne Cup jockeys to try and uncover some sneaky late mail Melbourne Cup tips. There are 24 horses and 24 hoops taking to the barriers in Flemington Race 7 when the 156th…

Can Big Orange Win at Juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds?

Can Big Orange Win at Juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds?

Earlier in the picture the Michael Bell-trained UK raider Big Orange was shaping up as one of the most overs in Melbourne Cup betting and even with a notable money train rolling in for him he still looks a juicy 2016 Melbourne Cup tip. When the official field for Tuesday’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Big Orange Tough to Beat

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Big Orange Tough to Beat

Trainer Michael Bell is confident that Big Orange will prove tough to beat on Tuesday after drawing into the 2016 Melbourne Cup field in barrier 7. Big Orange was one of the standout performers of the 2015 edition of the race that stops a nation, and boxed on well for fifth behind Prince Of Penzance…

Bell Sweats 2016 Melbourne Cup Weight for Big Orange

Bell Sweats 2016 Melbourne Cup Weight for Big Orange

Newmarket’s Michael Bell is keen to give dual Goodwood Cup champion Big Orange a second shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ but is sweating on the release of the Melbourne Cup 2016 weights. Bell and connections travelled the Duke Of Marmalade gelding to Victoria last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival where the horse made…

2015 Melbourne Cup Ideal for Big Orange

2015 Melbourne Cup Ideal for Big Orange

Trainer Michael Bell has been thrilled with the results posted by Big Orange through his short but impressive racing campaign this year, and is confident the conditions of Tuesday’s featured 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington will suit the horse to the ground. Big Orange has finished outside the first three only a handful of times…

2015 Melbourne Cup Bound Big Orange Wins Goodwood Cup

2015 Melbourne Cup Bound Big Orange Wins Goodwood Cup

Michael Bell’s progressive stayer Big Orange secured a Melbourne Cup 2015 target down under this spring with an impressive win over fellow Victorian-bound Trip To Paris who ran third in the Goodwood Cup overnight. Run just after midnight on Friday morning (AEST), the Group 2 Qatar Goodwood Cup (3200m) saw Duke Of Marmalade four-year-old Big…

2015 Melbourne Cup Juicy Target for Big Orange

2015 Melbourne Cup Juicy Target for Big Orange

Upset Princess Of Wales’s Stakes winner Big Orange could be Victorian-bound this spring with connections of the Michael Bell-trained stayer considering a Melbourne Cup 2015 campaign for the progressive four-year-old. The Duke Of Marmalade gelding posted his fourth win at start number 11 when improving on some below par recent form to salute in the…

2014 Cox Plate Tips: Late Mail

2014 Cox Plate Tips: Late Mail

The 2014 Cox Plate is now just hours away from jumping at Moonee Valley Racecourse and betting for the country’s premier weight-for-age event has never been more intense. Having returned to racing in exceptional form this season, classy Macedon Lodge runner Fawkner has maintained status as outright favourite for success in Cox Plate betting markets…

Can International Raider Side Glance Win the 2014 Cox Plate

Can International Raider Side Glance Win the 2014 Cox Plate

A notable performer on racing surfaces of all integrities over all corners of the globe, Side Glance has been confirmed for a second attempt at the featured Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley this weekend. Securing an impressive race record of eight wins and a further 14 minor places from his 38 competitive…