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2011 Melbourne Cup Nomination for Black And Bent

2011 Melbourne Cup Nomination for Black And Bent

Melbourne Cup 2011 nominations are out this Thursday, September 1, and after another brilliant jumps win from Australia’s ace hurdler Black And Bent, it is looking more likely that the world’s richest handicap this year will have a jumper among the field.

Black And Bent is a double-figure roughie to win the Melbourne Cup 2011

Black Hawk six-year-old Black ...

Grand National Hurdle Winner Bent on Melbourne Cup 2011

Grand National Hurdle Winner Bent on Melbourne Cup 2011

History and the odds on Australia’s champion hurdler Black And Bent to win the 2011 Melbourne Cup this November may be against them, but trainer Robert Smerdon believes the Flemington feature is more than just a pipe dream after the horse’s authoritative victory in the $200,000 Grand National Hurdle (3900m) at Betfair Park, Sandown Lakeside on Sunday.

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Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

Champion Hurdler Heading For Melbourne Cup 2011

History suggests it can’t be done but connections of Australia’s best hurdler have indicated they will target the 2011 Melbourne Cup with champion jumper Black and Bent.

Black and Bent will now target the 2011 Melbourne Cup

Just one horse in the history of Australian racing has managed to win both the Grand National Hurdle and the Melbourne Cup. ...

2011 Melbourne Cup ‘Loving’ Trophy Unveiled

2011 Melbourne Cup ‘Loving’ Trophy Unveiled

The most lavish and lucrative Melbourne Cup trophy in the 151-year history of the world’s richest handicap was on Wednesday unveiled in a special presentation in Melbourne as the countdown to the ‘race that stops a nation’ begins.

The 2010 Melbourne Cup Trophy from which this year's Loving Cup has been replicated from

For over a century and a half, ...