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Melbourne Cup Tips 2017: Two Words on Each Horse

Melbourne Cup Tips 2017: Two Words on Each Horse

Picking the Melbourne Cup winner is a notoriously hard task each spring, but below the Races.com.au team have summed up the winning hopes of all the horses in just two words so you can sort out your Melbourne Cup Tips 2017 before the 3:00pm (AEDT) jump. There are 23 remaining runners in the Group 1…

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: Rekindling Wins

2017 Melbourne Cup Results: Rekindling Wins

The 2017 Melbourne Cup Day results will be updated all afternoon long at races.com.au and we are set for a truly epic edition of ‘the race that stops a nation’. There are ten races set to take place at Flemington this afternoon, but there is no doubt that the Melbourne Cup is the highlight and…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Dettori Can End Drought

The Melbourne Cup and Frankie Dettori have had a love-hate relationship over the years, but the leading hoop believes he may never have a better chance to win ‘the race that stops a nation’ than when he rides Almandin at Flemington tomorrow. Dettori arrived in Melbourne this morning and he will be having his 15th…

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

2017 Melbourne Cup Tips: Hoodoos & History

One of the country’s oldest races, the history on the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’ gives punters plenty of hoodoos and trends to consider when doing the Melbourne Cup 2017 tips for Tuesday. The famous Flemington Race 7 jumps at 3:00pm (AEDT) on the first Tuesday of November each spring and there are currently 23…

2017 VRC Oaks Field & Betting: Aloisia Odds-On

2017 VRC Oaks Field & Betting: Aloisia Odds-On

Flying Aaron Purcell-trained filly Aloisia is the odds-on favourite in VRC Oaks 2017 betting on the Kennedy Oaks field facing off at Flemington Racecourse on Thursday. After the action of the 2017 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is Ladies’ Day headlined by the Group 1 $1 million Kennedy Oaks…

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Back Or Sack? Analysis of All Runners.

2017 Melbourne Cup Horses: Back Or Sack? Analysis of All Runners.

There are 23 remaining Melbourne Cup 2017 Horses in the field for the world’s richest handicap on Tuesday and with a triple figure winner saluting only two years ago it is anyone’s race. There are an overwhelming number of Melbourne Cup facts and statistics to consider before the Group 1 $6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Melbourne Cup 2017 Trifecta Tip: Winner & Exotics

Melbourne Cup 2017 Trifecta Tip: Winner & Exotics

The Melbourne Cup 2017 Trifecta tipping the first three stayers over the line in the famous Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday is a tough result to predict, but below are the Races.com.au team’s top Melbourne Cup horses to back in the ‘Race That Stops A Nation’. The line-up for the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

2017 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Melbourne Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Cup 2017 steals the show at Flemington Racecourse as Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, November 7, and our comprehensive Melbourne Cup Form Guide Analysis and Melbourne Cup Betting Preview on the two mile classic is detailed below. After the withdrawal of Who Shot Thebarman from the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates…

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Can the Mares Win?

2017 Melbourne Cup History: Can the Mares Win?

There are two mares in the official Melbourne Cup 2017 field for Tuesday, but what do the Melbourne Cup history books say about either Single Gaze or Amelie’s Star winning the iconic two mile showdown? There are just 23 Melbourne Cup horses left in the $6.25 million showdown this season after Who Shot Thebarman (20)…

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

Almandin Is The Melbourne Cup 2017 Winner: Williams’ Ideal Result

The Team Williams ownership group saddle-up six chances in the ‘Race That Stops a Nation’ on Tuesday and Nick Williams said their ideal 2017 Melbourne Cup result would be a win by the reigning champion Almandin. Last spring Almandin backed-up from a Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2500m) win at Flemington, returning to the track…