News About Melbourne Cup 2012

Green Moon Won’t Rise for Melbourne Cup 2013

Green Moon Won’t Rise for Melbourne Cup 2013

They may be the most talked about horse in Australian racing right now but owner Lloyd Williams has shut down any talks of a title defense in the 2013 Melbourne Cup for his champion galloper Green Moon. On Tuesday the Montjeu stallion scored an upset win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ saluting in…

2012 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order – Where the Favourites Ran

2012 Melbourne Cup Finishing Order – Where the Favourites Ran

As it was an upset Melbourne Cup 2012 result, the Lloyd Williams-owned Green Moon bouncing back after their Cox Plate failure to claim Australian racings’ greatest prize, below the team at Races.com.au take a look at where the favourites in the ‘race that stops a nation’ finished up. #1 Dunaden ($7F) – 14th The defending…

Australian-Trained Melbourne Cup 2012 Quinella – Green Moon Winner over Fiorente

Australian-Trained Melbourne Cup 2012 Quinella – Green Moon Winner over Fiorente

In a blow-out 2012 Melbourne Cup result at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon the Lloyd Williams-owned, Robert Hickmott-trained Green Moon scored an authoritative victory in the ‘race that stops a nation’ running an Australian-trained quinella with Gai Waterhouse’s import Fiorente in second. All the pre-race talk on the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m)…

Last Chance to Pick Your Own 2012 Melbourne Cup Odds

Last Chance to Pick Your Own 2012 Melbourne Cup Odds

The 2012 Melbourne Cup is only moments away, due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST), but there is still time to get your bets down on the ‘race that stops a nation’ and . Whether it is the firming favourite and defending Melbourne Cup winner Duanden ($7), Luca Cumani’s fresh European raider…

Villa Verde Earns 2013 Golden Slipper Assignment

Villa Verde Earns 2013 Golden Slipper Assignment

The world’s richest handicap race, the 2012 Melbourne Cup, may be running at Flemington today but it is the world’s richest juveniles’ clash that the connections of Villa Verde are eyeing after the filly retained her undefeated status with a nice Melbourne Cup Day win. The Shaun Dwyer-trained Not A Single Doubt two-year-old grey debuted…

Brigantin Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

Brigantin Out of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012

One-time Melbourne Cup 2012 fancy Brigantin has been ruled out of the remainder of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival due to injury. The French-trained Cozzene stallion was bought down under for a shot at the world’s richest handicap, the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) set to run as Flemington Race 7 at…

How the Melbourne Cup Betting Favourites Fare – What’s In A Price?

How the Melbourne Cup Betting Favourites Fare – What’s In A Price?

There are currently two horses installed at the top of the 2012 Melbourne Cup odds ahead of this afternoon’s $6.2 million showdown at 3:00pm (AEST) with Luca Cumani’s European galloper Mount Athos having closed the gap on the defending champ Americain, but what chances to the top elects stand historically speaking? Earlier this morning it…

2012 Melbourne Cup Winning Form

2012 Melbourne Cup Winning Form

This afternoon’s Melbourne Cup winner will be elevated into the league of greats and go down as one of history’s champion thoroughbreds, but before we look forward it is important to look back and study what will be the winning Melbourne Cup 2012 lead-up form. What is the best worn path towards the ‘race that…

Unusual Suspect the Longest-Priced 2012 Melbourne Cup Runner

Unusual Suspect the Longest-Priced 2012 Melbourne Cup Runner

For the very bold 2012 Melbourne Cup punters there is one horse who must be considered, with American import Unusual Suspect the longest-priced runner in the field. Currently paying $201 with , the nine-year-old only returns for his second crack at Australia’s biggest race. But can this long-shot roughie produce an upset that would go…

2012 Melbourne Cup Tips for the Patriotic – Best of the Locals

2012 Melbourne Cup Tips for the Patriotic – Best of the Locals

For those who bleed green and gold the Melbourne Cup has been tough too watch in recent years and unfortunately for the patriotic internationals have again come in numbers for the 2012 Melbourne Cup. While 16 of the field are trained locally, just six are genuine locals in that they have raced their entire careers…