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Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Irish horseman William Mullins is eyeing a 2017 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring with his veteran stayer Thomas Hobson after the galloper’s Ascot Stakes win in England this week. The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal Ascot feature as the 4/1 favourite and, despite being held-up at the back of the…

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

2017 Sydney Cup Weights & Ballot Led By Almandin

The reigning Melbourne Cup winning German import Almandin has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Sydney Cup 2017 this autumn racing carnival. Handicaps for both the $3 million Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on April 1 and the $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) on April 8 were released by Racing…

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

Japanese Feature in 2017 Sydney Cup Nominations

The Sydney Cup 2017 nominations for the April 8 classic during this season’s The Championships are now out and the Japanese raiders are out in force. Early entries for the 10 Royal Randwick feature races held on April 1 and 8 for The Championships this autumn closed on Monday including those for the $2 million…

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Macedon Lodge runner Bondi Beach is on top of early 2016 Melbourne Cup tips, following the completion of the final field and barrier draw for the feature race on Tuesday, this evening. Twenty-four of the world’s best stayers will line up at Flemington Racecourse at 3pm local time on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup 2016;…

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

2016 Melbourne Cup: Trip To Paris Not Confirmed

Last year’s fourth-placed international raider Trip To Paris needs to win a lead-up overseas before his British trainer Ed Dunlop confirms a Melbourne Cup 2016 bid this season. Dunlop is best known down under for his three Melbourne Cup seconds with the late great Red Cadeaux. He also prepared fourth past the post behind Prince…

Melbourne Cup Hope Signoff to Steam Home First-Up

Melbourne Cup Hope Signoff to Steam Home First-Up

Jockey Harry Coffey is confident his chance at winning the Melbourne Cup in November Signoff will be “steaming home” late in his first-up run at Morphettville Parks on Saturday. The Darren Weir-trained Authorized gelding kicks off his seven-year-old season in the weight-for-age $100,000 Listed Penny Edition Stakes (1400m) with Coffey excited to reunite with the…

Mullins Mulls Over Melbourne Cup Bid for Clondaw Warrior

Mullins Mulls Over Melbourne Cup Bid for Clondaw Warrior

Irish horseman William Mullins is seriously considering a trip down under for the 2016 Melbourne Cup on November 1 with his veteran stayer Clondaw Warrior. Racing as a nine-year-old in Europe, the son of Overbury would be a 10-year-old in Australian racing terms and no Melbourne Cup winner in the past 30 plus years has…

Payne Denied Prince Of Penzance Ride in Memsie Stakes

Payne Denied Prince Of Penzance Ride in Memsie Stakes

Michelle Payne has taken to Twitter this week expressing her disappointment at being over looked for the first-up ride on Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance in the Memsie Stakes 2016. Payne made history as the first female jockey to take out the ‘race that stops a nation’ when she guided Darren Weir’s 101/1 roughie…

Bell Sweats 2016 Melbourne Cup Weight for Big Orange

Bell Sweats 2016 Melbourne Cup Weight for Big Orange

Newmarket’s Michael Bell is keen to give dual Goodwood Cup champion Big Orange a second shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ but is sweating on the release of the Melbourne Cup 2016 weights. Bell and connections travelled the Duke Of Marmalade gelding to Victoria last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival where the horse made…

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

English horseman Ed Dunlop is considering a return to Victoria with last year’s Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Trip To Paris who races next-up in the Lonsdale Cup in August The Champs Elysees gelding enjoyed a stellar campaign this time last year in the UK and down under that he’ll be out to replicate after a…