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Melbourne Cup 2011 Field Update – Sahara Sun & Linton Withdraw

Melbourne Cup 2011 Field Update – Sahara Sun & Linton Withdraw

With the countdown on for the 2011 Melbourne Cup at Flemington next Tuesday, the final field is beginning to take shape with the official withdrawal of two horses inside the top 24 on the order of entry – the Luca Cumani-trained Sahara Sun and the Lloyd Williams-owned Linton.

Chilean Derby runner-up Sahara Sun was 24th on ...

Melbourne Cup Day 2011 Fields & Race Day Preview

Melbourne Cup Day 2011 Fields & Race Day Preview

The meeting every race fan, punter and fashionista around Australia and abroad eagerly awaits for each year is nearly here, with the 2011 Melbourne Cup Day to take place next Tuesday, November 1, and here the Races.com.au team take a look at the Flemington fields, race favourites and race previews for Cup Day.

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Melbourne Cup Day Race Results

Melbourne Cup Day Race Results
Race 1 – AGL Renewable Energy Stakes

Time: 0:58.62

Place Horse Jockey 1st She’s Got Gears C. Williams 2nd Shaaheq B. Rawiller 3rd Crystal Lily C.D. Symons 4th Riverina’s Girl M. Flaherty 5th Across The Moon M.J. Zahra 6th Devils Melody N. Hall 7th Capital Raising B. Shinn 8th Secret Destiny D. Oliver 9th Indulgent C. Brown 10th Flying Rosa...

Race 8 Results – $151 000 Listed Johnnie Walker Stakes – Right Fong wins

Race 8 Results – $151 000 Listed Johnnie Walker Stakes – Right Fong wins

The inaugural Listed Johnnie Walker Stakes, the race following the Melbourne Cup, was won by the David Balfour-trained runner Right Fong.

Right Fong defeated LA Rocket by two and a half lenghts with race favourite Lee Freedman’s Sound Of Nature ($3.20) a further half a length back for third in the 1800m handicap event.

It was a ...

Emirates Melbourne Cup Day Programme

Emirates Melbourne Cup Day Programme

It’s just one more sleep until the most anticipated event in Australian racing and with more than $6.5 million in prize money on the cards, the day will most definitely attract an outstanding group of racehorses. The 2009 Melbourne Cup Day will feature a total of 10 races including four Listed races and the most prestigious race, the Group 1 ...