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Jukebox Tuned for 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Jukebox Tuned for 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes

Undefeated Inglis Premier winning Jukebox is on track for his spring bid where the untapped Ciaron Maher-trained colt is set to target Flemington’s Coolmore Stud Stakes 2017 in November.

Jukebox is being aimed at Flemington’s 2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes this November during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A winner of his opening two career starts during ...

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Last year’s Geelong Cup – Sandown Cup double winning English raider Qewy looks on track for a return trip to Australia this spring for a second shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017.

Last year’s fourth placegetter Qewy is set for another raid on the 2017 Melbourne Cup field this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Godolphin-raced son ...

Myer Classic 2017 Option for Miss Wilson

Myer Classic 2017 Option for Miss Wilson

Flemington’s 2017 Myer Classic could be on the spring agenda for John Bary’s Kiwi mare Miss Wilson this Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Miss Wilson was unplaced behind Catch A Fire (pictured) in last year’s Angus Armanasco Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The rising five-year-old daughter of Stratum has enjoyed five wins over her 17 starts to date ...

2017 Darley Classic Big Spring Focus for Spieth

2017 Darley Classic Big Spring Focus for Spieth

As well as a possible shot at the $10 million The Everest in Sydney this spring trainer Bryce Heys has confirmed another run in the Darley Classic 2017 is a “big focus” of his stable star Spieth‘s upcoming campaign.

Spieth could run in the 2017 The Everest in Sydney before a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid this season. Photo: ...

Laming on 2017 Myer Classic Payroll

Laming on 2017 Myer Classic Payroll

Cranbourne horseman Richard Laming has the Myer Classic 2017 firmly in his sights this coming Melbourne Cup Carnival for his progressive mare Payroll.

Jockey Jim Byrne rides 2017 Myer Classic-bound mare Payroll for her final winter run at Doomben over the mile on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old daughter of Not A Single Doubt chases her fourth career ...

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.

Jockey Ryan Moore rode 2017 Melbourne Cup-bound stayer Thomas Hobson to victory at Royal Ascot this week. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal ...

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Chris Waller’s evergreen veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman is in the paddock gearing up for a fourth shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the 2017 Melbourne Cup target pending in the spring.

Chris Waller’s consistent two miler Who Shot Thebarman is being prepared for a fourth shot at the Melbourne Cup 2017 this November. Photo: Ultimate ...

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The final day of the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival is upon and we are set for a stunning day of racing at Flemington this afternoon.

Scottish will miss the 2016 Emirates Stakes due to a fetlock injury. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

It was perfect weather in Melbourne yesterday, but in typical fashion the weather has turned and it will ...

Emirates Stakes Day 2016: Tips & Preview

Emirates Stakes Day 2016: Tips & Preview

2016 Emirates Stakes Day finishes-up the Melbourne Cup Carnival this Saturday, November 5, at Flemington Racecourse and below are the Races.com.au Flemington tips for all nine races on ‘Family Day’.

Lankan Rupee is a genuine chance to secure his sixth Group 1 win in the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

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Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Sydney horseman Bryce Heys is far from announcing his stallion Spieth as a winning hope in Saturday’s 2016 Darley Classic but believes his consistent four-year-old is worthy of a shot at the big time.

Spieth is thrown in the deep end for a shot at the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington this Stakes’ Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $1 ...