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2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: History is Rewritten with Rekindling

Every season the Melbourne Cup results produce a unique racing tale to go down in the history books and on Tuesday the 2017 edition of the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ won by the Joseph O’Brien-trained Irish raider Rekindling was no different. O’Brien is a 24-year-old former Irish jockey who became the youngster ever horseman…

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: No Love for Cismontane

2017 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: No Love for Cismontane

There has been absolutely no love for the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Cismontane in the latest Melbourne Cup 2017 odds with a big drift on the Lexus Stakes winner. Cismontane was the final horse to secure a spot in the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) field with a gutsy effort in…

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

The Team Williams ownership group saddle-up six chances in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ on Tuesday and Nick Williams said their ideal 2017 Melbourne Cup result would be a win by the reigning champion Almandin. Last spring Almandin backed-up from a Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m) win at Flemington, returning to the track…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Melbourne Cup 2017 Form: Distance No Issue for Johannes Vermeer

Some Melbourne Cup 2017 form experts are raising queries about the 3200m ability of Johannes Vermeer but part-owner Nick Williams said the Irish raider would run out the two miles no worries. There are 11 Northern hemisphere-trained stayers making the raid on Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) due to…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2017: Rekindling Market Mover

Melbourne Cup Betting 2017: Rekindling Market Mover

One of the Irish raiders in the field, Rekindling is the early 2017 Melbourne Cup betting market mover with money coming for the entire to break the first-up hoodoo for visitors. Not since the internationals first arrived on the Melbourne Cup winners’ list with the Dermot Weld-trained Vintage Crop ($15 in 1993) has another Northern…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

2017 Melbourne Cup Field: Seven For Williams Sixth Loving Trophy?

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams could have as many as seven starters in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field as he chases an incredible sixth win in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. Williams secured his fifth Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) success last spring with Almandin ridden to victory by Kerrin McEvoy. His…

So You Think Wins 2012 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

So You Think Wins 2012 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes

So You Think has avenged his shock 2011 defeat to take top honours in the Group 1 2012 Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot. The former Australian champion was ridden perfectly by Joseph O’Brien, sitting in third spot for the majority of the race before accelerating down the straight to produce a dominant win…