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2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity list of twenty-four stayers has been confirmed to descend on Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, following the official release of the 2016 Melbourne Cup field this afternoon.

Hartnell has been confirmed in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field. Photo: Steve Hart

Godolphin runner Hartnell has returned to racing in career-best form this season and remains a clear favourite ...

2015 Emirates Stakes Late Mail Tips

2015 Emirates Stakes Late Mail Tips

The 2015 Emirates Stakes (1600m) has drawn an impressive mix of local talented and international raiders to Flemington Racecourse this afternoon and figures as a particularly interesting race from a betting standpoint as a result; offering punters plenty of value.

Disposition is the Races.com.au late mail tip to win the 2015 Emirates Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Ultimate Racing Photos...

Simenon Considered for Melbourne Cup 2015

Simenon Considered for Melbourne Cup 2015

Fourth behind Fiorente in the 2013 Melbourne Cup, connections of the now eight-year-old veteran Irish galloper Simenon are looking at a return trip down under for a shot at this year’s famous Flemington feature on the first Tuesday of November.

Simenon could get another shot at the Melbourne Cup after running fourth in the Flemington classic back in 2013. ...

2015 Sydney Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

2015 Sydney Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

A talent-rich and capacity field has been confirmed to contest Saturday’s Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) on Day 2 of The Championship at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the inclusion of some of Australia’s leading stayers and several notable international raiders.

Who Shot Thebarman will leave from barrier 10 in the 2015 Sydney Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Mister Impatience Poised for Maiden Australian Spring Campaign

Mister Impatience Poised for Maiden Australian Spring Campaign

A notable performer over major events in his native Great Britain, trainer Mike Moroney is confident of a successful maiden Australian preparation for classy import Mister Impatience through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival.

Mister Impatience may contest the same 2014 spring racing path as stablemate Araldo. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Beginning his racing career under the guidance ...

Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry 2012 Released

Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry 2012 Released

Racing Victoria has released the first 2012 Melbourne Cup order of entry for the world’s richest handicap with early favourites Mount Athos and Green Moon both assured of a start in the 24-horse final field at Flemington on the first Tuesday of November.

Second favourite Green Moon is assured of a spot in the Melbourne Cup field for 2012

Earlier ...

Mark Johnston Out For Pay Back In 2011 Melbourne Cup

Mark Johnston Out For Pay Back In 2011 Melbourne Cup

Mark Johnston hasn’t had the best of times travelling to Australia for the Melbourne Cup and he knows better than to get too excited too early.

It was a mistake he made in 1995 when he brought Double trigger to Melbourne, one of Europe’s best stayer which had just run third in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

He was ...

Fox Hunt Is “Perfect Type Horse” For Melbourne Cup 2011

Fox Hunt Is “Perfect Type Horse” For Melbourne Cup 2011

While Mark Johnston’s Jukebox Jury is currently one of the best backed runners in the 2011 Melbourne Cup field, it is stable mate Fox Hunt that appears to have the upper hand going into Tuesday’s race.

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2011 Melbourne Cup grey Jukebox Jury a live hope

2011 Melbourne Cup grey Jukebox Jury a live hope

It could be quite possible that in the Group 1 $6m 2011 Melbourne Cup, grey horses may be heading the pack.

Jukebox Jury Luxbet $12, Glass Harmonium Luxbet $34 and Manighar Luxbet $31 are in the 2011 Melbourne Cup field with a hope.

Perhaps Jukebox Jury is the best of them judging by the betting.

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Latest Melbourne Cup 2011 Odds – Market Movers & Drifters

Latest Melbourne Cup 2011 Odds – Market Movers & Drifters

Americain may have retained his favouritism to go back-to-back in the world’s richest handicap after the release of the 2011 Melbourne Cup Field & Barriers despite drawing wide in gate 15 on Saturday afternoon, but the biggest market mover in the Cup odds has been eleventh-hour acceptor Niwot.

The Lexus Stakes winner Niwot has been well backed to win the ...