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2017 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Mr Garcia

2017 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Mr Garcia

European expat Mr Garcia is scheduled to have his maiden start with new trainer Darren Weir, the former Andreas Wohler-trained five-year-old among the Ballarat Cup 2017 nominations for Saturday. A bumper 28 stayers make up the early entries for this season’s Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m), including Paco Boy gelding Mr Garcia. Kerrin McEvoy rode…

2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

The Australian Cup 2018 at Flemington is earmarked as the first of three likely Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 targets for last Saturday’s impressive Zipping Classic winner The Taj Mahal. Now prepared at Macedon Lodge, the Lloyd Williams-rained Irish import was dominant at Ladbrokes Park storming three and a half-lengths clear of stablemate and…

2017 Zipping Classic Tips & Latest Odds

2017 Zipping Classic Tips & Latest Odds

The always-popular Zipping Classic 2017 end-of-spring showdown takes place at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday and our insider tips and updated odds on the mile-and-a-half showdown are detailed below. Just the eight stayers are in the mix for this year’s Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), the weight-for-age clash scheduled as Sandown Race 7 at 4:00pm…

Zipping Classic 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Firms

Zipping Classic 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Firms

The Darren Weir-trained Big Duke is considered the big danger to the favourite Almandin in Saturday’s 2017 Zipping Classic betting markets, the Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter an early market mover for the Ladbrokes Park feature. Just eight stayers do battle in this year’s Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) including Almandin and Big Duke who…

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

Lloyd Williams’ 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin faces just seven rivals looking to return to winning form from the inside alley in Saturday’s Zipping Classic 2017 field at Sandown’s Ladbrokes Park. Six-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Williams has also enjoyed six wins in the end-of-spring race formerly known as the Sandown Classic, including preparing the…

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

The extension of 2017 Zipping Classic nominations has seen two late entries for the staying showdown at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday with Cranbourne gallopers So Si Bon and Super Mario added to the list of potential runners. On Monday Racing Victoria received only nine entries for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), but there…

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 Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

2017 Melbourne Cup Update: Joao Moreira Off Thomas Hobson

UPDATE: BEN ALLEN CONFIRMED TO RIDE THOMAS HOBSON IN 2017 MELBOURNE CUP FIELD AT 3:00PM (AEDT) A replacement Melbourne Cup 2017 jockey is needed for the William Mullins-trained Irish raider Thomas Hobson in the famous Flemington Race 7 after the ‘Magic Man’ Joao Moreira was ruled out following a nasty fall in the fourth. The…

Williams’ Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Johannes Vermeer To Do A Green Moon

Williams’ Melbourne Cup 2017 Tips: Johannes Vermeer To Do A Green Moon

The 2017 Melbourne Cup tips from all the top trainers, owners and jockeys in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ are flowing in ahead of the famous Flemington Race 7 this afternoon and five-time winning owner Lloyd Williams is tipping Johannes Vermeer to “do a Green Moon.” Back in 2012 Green Moon scored an upset…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Gai Waterhouse Says Almandin

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Gai Waterhouse Says Almandin

Gai Waterhouse may be in with a lightweight Melbourne Cup winning hope in Cismontane but Australia’s leading lady of racing is tipping the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin to go back-to-back in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ this afternoon. Waterhouse revealed her insider 2017 Melbourne Cup tips to The Daily Telegraph, in which she said it…