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Most Successful Melbourne Cup Saddlecloths

Most Successful Melbourne Cup Saddlecloths

You can do the 2015 Melbourne Cup form all day and still be disappointed when a roughie takes out the ‘race that stops a nation’, so why not try tipping the Melbourne Cup winner via a different method like the most successful saddlecloths in the classic? There are 24 horses lining-up in Flemington Race 7…

Williams Confident with Bondi Beach in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Williams Confident with Bondi Beach in 2015 Melbourne Cup

Four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams has a trio of hopefuls lining up as he chases his fifth ‘Loving Trophy’ in the 2015 edition of Flemington’s famous two mile showdown and it could be the lightly-raced Bondi Beach who is his best chance. Williams is the race’s equal most successful owner with four previous…

2015 Melbourne Cup Raiders Out to Emulate Vintage Crop

2015 Melbourne Cup Raiders Out to Emulate Vintage Crop

Six of the 11 international Melbourne Cup 2015 raiders in Tuesday’s line-up for the two mile classic at Flemington Racecourse are out to become the first since Vintage Crop to win without the benefit of a previous Australian run. Back in 1993 the Dermot K Weld-trained Irish raider Vintage Crop became the first non-Southern Hemisphere…

Team Williams has 3 2015 Melbourne Cup runners

Team Williams has 3 2015 Melbourne Cup runners

Team Williams headed by Lloyd and his son Nick are among the owners of three runners in the 2015 Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) to be run at Flemington on Saturday. Lloyd Williams will be chasing his fifth win in the ‘Race That Stops The Nation’ after collecting the wining trophy with Just…

11 Internationals in Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

11 Internationals in Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

A record number of international raiders will take on the local stayers in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday, November 3, in Flemington Race 7 with 11 non-Southern Hemisphere trained visitors in the confirmed field. Twenty-four horses face off in this year’s $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), 11 of which are…

Predicted 24 Horse 2015 Melbourne Cup Field

Predicted 24 Horse 2015 Melbourne Cup Field

With the final acceptances for the Melbourne Cup 2015 field closing at 4:30pm (AEST) this afternoon, below is the likely 24-horse line-up in Flemington Race 7 next Tuesday. The $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is known as the ‘race that stops a nation’ and has a capacity 24-starter field with no emergencies….

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Murray Baker’s Caulfield Cup winning Kiwi raider Mongolian Khan sits number one on the ballot for the world’s richest handicap at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 3 following the release of the 2015 Melbourne Cup second acceptances. On Monday morning Racing Victoria released 42 second declarations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

2.5kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty for The United States

2.5kg Melbourne Cup 2015 Penalty for The United States

Robert Hickmott’s flying import The United States has copped a big 2.5kg 2015 Melbourne Cup penalty for his win in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m) on Cox Plate Day over the weekend. Hickmott won the ‘race that stops a nation’ three years ago with Green Moon (2012), head trainer for the prominent Team…

Amralah Set to Make Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

Amralah Set to Make Melbourne Cup 2015 Field

The likely withdrawal of Set Square from the 2015 Melbourne Cup line-up paves the way for Robert Hickmott’s Herbert Power Stakes winning import Amralah to make the starting 24 for the ‘race that stops a nation’. News late this week surrounds the probable withdrawal of Ciaron Maher’s Reset mare Set Square from $6.2 million Group…

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Out

2015 Melbourne Cup Field: Protectionist & Let’s Make Adeal Out

The reigning champion Protectionist and last start The Bart Cummings winning mare Let’s Make Adeal have both officially been withdrawn from the Melbourne Cup 2015 field for the November 3 classic at Flemington Racecourse. Entries for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), the two mile classic having a capacity 24-starter field, are…