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Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is into the 2017 Melbourne Cup field with a chance to secure her second Loving Trophy after the gutsy Lexus Stakes win and subsequent ballot exemption for Cismontane. The in-form High Chaparral five-year-old likely ended the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream for the William…

Can Cismontane Make Melbourne Cup 2017 Field for Waterhouse?

Can Cismontane Make Melbourne Cup 2017 Field for Waterhouse?

Gai Waterhouse finally enjoyed her maiden ‘Loving Trophy’ with Fiorente in 2013 and her chances of getting another shot in the 2017 Melbourne Cup field lay with Cismontane winning the Lexus Stakes this afternoon. The countdown to the 24 horses facing off in the famous Flemington Race 7 – the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

2017 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips on Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

2017 Lexus Stakes Betting Tips on Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

The Melbourne Cup field will be all but be decided once the Lexus Stakes 2017 is run and won at Flemington on Saturday afternoon, betting tips and the latest odds on the important staying showdown found below. A ballot free ride into the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) is on offer to…

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Update: Qewy Out

2017 Melbourne Cup Field Update: Qewy Out

The Charlie Appleby-trained Godolphin raider from the UK Qewy has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup 2017 field despite a brilliant win in the Bendigo Cup first-up on Wednesday. The son of Street Cry finished fourth to Almandin in last year’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) between wins in the Group…

Lexus Stakes 2017 Odds: Harlem Tipped to Make Melbourne Cup Field

Lexus Stakes 2017 Odds: Harlem Tipped to Make Melbourne Cup Field

A final spot in the Melbourne Cup field is on offer this Saturday in the 2017 Lexus Stakes, odds on the VRC Derby Day support act favouring the Lindsay Park-trained Harlem to gain a run in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The David Hayes-led Lindsay Park stable already have two confirmed runners in next…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hayes Leans Towards Boom Time

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hayes Leans Towards Boom Time

Lindsay Park head trainer David Hayes is leaning towards the stable’s upset Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time as the best of their Melbourne Cup 2017 horses for next Tuesday’s major. The team have both Boom Time and Ventura Storm as confirmed runners in the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) and could have…

Vengeur Masque Can Make 2017 Melbourne Cup Field

Vengeur Masque Can Make 2017 Melbourne Cup Field

Jockey Patrick Moloney is confident he can produce Vengeur Masque for a win in Saturday’s Lexus Stakes earning the Geelong Cup winner a spot in the Melbourne Cup 2017 field. The Michael Moroney-trained European import is currently in 30th spot on the latest order of entry for next Tuesday’s Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne…

2017 Lexus Stakes Field: Last Chance for Melbourne Cup Horses

2017 Lexus Stakes Field: Last Chance for Melbourne Cup Horses

A final chance for nominated Melbourne Cup horses to make the starting line-up for the two mile classic exists in the Lexus Stakes 2017 field this weekend. One of the most anticipated races on the all-Group Victoria Derby Day card on Saturday, this year’s Group 3 $300,000 Lexus Stakes (2500m) features 10 stayers. Running as…

Melbourne Cup Calls 2017 Geelong Cup Winner Vengeur Masque

Melbourne Cup Calls 2017 Geelong Cup Winner Vengeur Masque

Michael Moroney’s slow-maturing import Vengeur Masque finally broke his maiden status down under and now chases a Melbourne Cup start after winning the Geelong Cup 2017. The son of Monsun has been with Moroney in Victoria since last spring, but until Wednesday’s Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) had failed to salute in Australia. It’s…

Qewy draws the rails in 2016 Sandown Cup

Qewy draws the rails in 2016 Sandown Cup

Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Qewy has drawn barrier one in the Listed $150,000 Sandown Cup (3200m) at Sandown on Saturday. Qewy, from the powerful Godolphin stable, could give English trainer Charlie Appleby another feature race win after the seven year old won the Group 3 $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) at Geelong on October 19. Qewy…