News About Masked Marvel

23 Nominated for The Bart Cummings

23 Nominated for The Bart Cummings

A classy list of 23 runners have been nominated for an appearance in this weekend’s Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington Racecourse, highlighted by several exciting prospects leading into the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. Touted as a leading contender before finishing a disappointing 13th in the 2013 edition of the Race That Stops…

2014 Heatherlie Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Heatherlie Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

A capacity field of 16 plus three emergencies have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Listed Heatherlie Handicap (1700m) at Caulfield Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Running on to finish seventh in the Canterbury Hurlstone RSL Handicap (1400m) first-up on…

Slickpix Stakes Return for Melbourne Cup Hope Araldo

Slickpix Stakes Return for Melbourne Cup Hope Araldo

This Saturday at Caulfield’s Memsie Stakes Day trainer Michael Moroney will kick off the spring cups’ campaign of his exciting German import Araldo in the Slickpix Stakes 2014. One of 30 stayers nominated for this year’s $120,000 Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m), the High Chaparral stallion makes his six-year-old debut in the spring carnival lead-up race…

Strong Field Nominated for 2014 Randwick City Stakes

Strong Field Nominated for 2014 Randwick City Stakes

A particularly strong field of 19 has been nominated for the 2014 Listed Randwick City Stakes (2000m), and while sharing the same race card with seven more-highly rated events, is shaping as one of the most anticipated contests at Randwick this Saturday. Lloyd Williams’ Macedonian Lodge is set to dominate the final field for the…

Will Masked Marvel Show His True Form In The 2013 Melbourne Cup?

Will Masked Marvel Show His True Form In The 2013 Melbourne Cup?

The 2013 Melbourne Cup is all set to run at Flemington Racecourse tomorrow November 5, 2013, and Masked Marvel is one of six runners for Team Williams in the race. Masked Marvel has had mixed form this spring racing carnival, finishing at the tail end of the field in two of his four race starts,…

Melbourne Cup Betting 2013 – The Roughies

Melbourne Cup Betting 2013 – The Roughies

There has been plenty of talk in the top fancies for Tuesday’s 2013 Melbourne Cup with the likes of the perfectly-drawn favourite Fiorente and the hot-on-her-heels raider Mount Athos dominating the news, but here we take a look at some of the roughies in the pack out for an upset. Melbourne Cup betting favourites have…

Lloyd Williams Accepts for Six in 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Lloyd Williams Accepts for Six in 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Prominent thoroughbred owner and racing personality Lloyd Williams has paid the final acceptance fee for all six of his 2013 Melbourne Cup horses giving him 25% of the entire 24-horse field for next Tuesday’s feature race. Final acceptances for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) closed at 4:30pm (AEST) today, Williams getting…

Lloyd Williams Could Own 25% of 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

Lloyd Williams Could Own 25% of 2013 Melbourne Cup Field

As it stands after the second acceptances for the world’s richest handicap, goliath owner Lloyd Williams could own a quarter of all horses accepted in the Melbourne Cup 2013 field on Tuesday November 5. There were 47 second declarations taken for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) this week, Williams and Macedon…

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Moves Post Cox Plate Results

2013 Melbourne Cup Betting Moves Post Cox Plate Results

There have been a number of changes to the futures Melbourne Cup 2013 odds at bookies around the country following the Cox Plate results at Moonee Valley on Saturday. While the upset Cox Plate winner Shamus Award, the first in history to win the weight-for-age classic as a maiden, is not in the picture for…

Cox Plate 2013 Jockey Updates – Hall & Boss Out

Cox Plate 2013 Jockey Updates – Hall & Boss Out

There are two major 2013 Cox Plate Carnival jockey updates for this weekend with Glen Boss and Nick Hall both to miss out on their respective Group 1 rides at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Hall was to have ridden the Robert Hickmott-trained Masked Marvel, one of three acceptances in the $3 million Group 1 Sportingbet Cox…