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Ben Allen Rides Thomas Hobson in Melbourne Cup Field 2017

Ben Allen Rides Thomas Hobson in Melbourne Cup Field 2017

Ben Allen has been confirmed to ride the William Mullins-trained international Thomas Hobson in the 2017 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon replacing the injured Joao Moreira. Moreira came off his ride in the fourth, Regal Monarch, in a nasty early race fall at Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day. Cleared of serious injury and walking away…

Likely Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Abbey Marie Out

Likely Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Abbey Marie Out

  Abbey Marie is the latest confirmed non-acceptor for the 2017 Melbourne Cup field bringing the William Mullins-trained Thomas Hobson one step closer to a start in the two mile classic next Tuesday. The updated order of entry for the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) has Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the…

Predicted 2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Moreira in Danger

Predicted 2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Moreira in Danger

Update: Qewy has been ruled out of the 2017 Melbourne Cup Field.  Brazilian hoop Joao Moreira is in danger of missing out on a ride in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field with his mount Thomas Hobson right on the cusp of a start in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Punters are eagerly tracking the…

Late Mail Caulfield Cup Tips 2017

Late Mail Caulfield Cup Tips 2017

The countdown is on until the Caulfield Cup 2017 is run and won this afternoon in Melbourne and below are the Races.com.au team’s late mail tips on the big one of the day. There are 17 chances in this season’s Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) field, an important qualifier for the Melbourne…

Caulfield Cup 2017 Tipping: Best Roughies

Caulfield Cup 2017 Tipping: Best Roughies

It is a wide open field for the world’s richest mile-and-a-half classic this afternoon in Melbourne, our insider 2017 Caulfield Cup tipping guide on the best roughies to back for the win detailed below. There are currently just three single-figure fancies in the 17-horse field for the Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m),…

2017 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Field & Odds: Danish Twist Favourite

2017 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Field & Odds: Danish Twist Favourite

Kris Lees’ mare Danish Twist is firming favourite in the Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes 2017 field and betting markets to return to winning form on Caulfield Cup Day this weekend. Due to run as Caulfield Race 6 at 3:10pm (AEDT), this season’s Group 3 $150,000 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes (1400m) features 11 hopefuls and Danish Twist is…

International Caulfield Cup Horses 2017: Which Can Win?

International Caulfield Cup Horses 2017: Which Can Win?

There is an under capacity 2017 Caulfield Cup field assembled for the $3.15 million classic this Saturday in Melbourne and three of the runners in the mile and a half showdown are visiting internationals. Heading the latest odds at on the Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) this spring is one of the raiders, the…

Wicklow Brave Out to Make Caulfield Cup 2017 History

Wicklow Brave Out to Make Caulfield Cup 2017 History

Brazilian hoop Joao Moreira has his work cut out for him this Saturday in Melbourne with his mount in the 2017 Caulfield Cup, William Mullins’ international raider Wicklow Brave, out to be the oldest winner of the race in history. The Caulfield Cup has been run and won since 1879, but to date no nine-year-old…

Bonneval Is The Underwood Stakes Winner

Bonneval Is The Underwood Stakes Winner

Bonneval continued her outstanding start to the 2017 Spring Racing Carnival with a most impressive win in the Underwood Stakes. There was plenty of early speed in the Underwood Stakes and Samovare really poured the pressure on the rest of the field coming around the bend, which saw Bonneval and Hartnell lose contact with the…

Flight Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Flight Stakes 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The first of three Group 1 Randwick races on Saturday’s Epsom Handicap Day card, the 2017 Flight Stakes betting tips and latest odds for the three-years-old fillies’ showdown can be found below. Due to jump at 2:40pm (AEST) as Royal Randwick Race 5, this year’s Group 1 $500,000 Flight Stakes (1600m) has five of the…